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Dr David Mangan

Lecturer in Law

The City Law School, Academic Programmes

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G310, Gloucester Building

Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

About

Overview

David's work experience includes practising as a lawyer in Canada, consulting engagements as well as lecturing at law schools in the United Kingdom and Canada. While completing his doctorate at the London School of Economics, he held the position of LSE Fellow. After obtaining his Ph.D., David worked in both the U.K. and Canada. At the City Law School, he is Deputy Associate Dean (International). David remains an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.

Qualifications

B.A., B.Ed., J.D., LL.M., Ph.D.
Barrister & Solicitor

Recent Research Activities

David was awarded the Society of Legal Scholars Best Paper Prize for his paper 'Reconsidering Defamation as a 21st Century Tort' presented at the 2017 conference in Dublin.
http://www.legalscholars.ac.uk/2017/10/09/winner-sls-2017-best-papr-prize-announced/

David contributes to the blog Regulating for Globalization hosted by Wolters Kluwer
http://regulatingforglobalization.com

He has also been involved in the Law Commission of Ontario's project Defamation in the Age of the Internet.
http://www.lco-cdo.org/en/our-current-projects/defamation-law-in-the-internet-age/
The Legal Challenges of Social Media was published in June 2017.
http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/the-legal-challenges-of-social-media

Research

David's research involves obligations (tort, contract) in the employment/labour and information technology settings (particularly issues pertaining to professionals and reputation).

Publications

Books (2)

  1. Mangan, D. and Gillies, L. (Eds.), (2017). The Legal Challenges of Social Media. Edward Elgar. ISBN 978-1-78536-451-8.
  2. Novitz, T. and Mangan, D. (Eds.), (2011). The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice? Oxford: Oxford University Press/British Academy. ISBN 978-0-19-726491-1.

Chapters (3)

  1. Mangan, D. (2017). Social Media in the Workplace. In Mangan, D. and Gillies, L. (Eds.), The Legal Challenges of Social Media Edward Elgar. ISBN 978-1-78536-451-8.
  2. Mangan, D. and Gillies, L. (2017). The Legal Challenges of Social Media. In Mangan, D. and Gillies, L. (Eds.), The Legal Challenges of Social Media Edward Elgar. ISBN 978-1-78536-451-8.
  3. Mangan, D. and Novitz, T.A. (2011). 'An introduction to the role of labour standards in development'. In Novitz, T.A. and Mangan, D. (Eds.), The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice? Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-726491-1.

Internet publications (3)

  1. Mangan, D. (2018). Regulating for Globalization. Wolters Kluwer.
  2. Mangan, (2015). ‘A Platform for Discipline: Social Media Speech and the Workplace’. Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08/2015.
  3. Mangan, (2014). 'The United Kingdom's Plan to Reduce Employment Conflict'. University of Leicester School of Law Research Paper No. 14-06.

Journal articles (11)

  1. Mangan, D. (2018). ‘Social Media in the Workplace: Private Regulation of Speech’. Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal.
  2. Mangan, D. (2018). ‘Labour law: the medium and the message’. Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations.
  3. Mangan, D. (2016). 'Process and Outcome'. King's Law Journal, 27, pp. 10–21. doi:10.1080/09615768.2016.1163914.
  4. Mangan, D. (2015). No Longer. Not Yet. The Promise of Labour Law. King's Law Journal, 26, pp. 129–150. doi:10.1080/09615768.2015.1035131.
  5. Mangan, D. (2015). Regulating for Responsibility: Reputation and Social Media. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 29, pp. 16–32. doi:10.1080/13600869.2015.1008960.
  6. Mangan, D. and Zahn, R. (2015). Labour Standards and Sustainable Development: Unpicking the EU's Approach. The International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 31, pp. 233–241.
  7. Mangan, D. (2014). Assessing Employment Tribunal Awards. Industrial Law Journal, 43, pp. 212–217. doi:10.1093/indlaw/dwu011.
  8. Mangan, D. (2014). Cajole and Control: The Law of Managing Education in a Globalised World. Global Journal of Comparative Law, 3(1), pp. 97–134. doi:10.1163/2211906X-00301004.

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  9. Mangan, D. (2014). The Curiosity of Professional Status. Journal of Professional Negligence, 30, pp. 74–89.
  10. Mangan, D. (2014). Confusion in Material Contribution. Canadian Bar Review, 91, pp. 701–730.
  11. Mangan, D. (2013). Employment Tribunal Reforms to Boost the Economy. Industrial Law Journal, 42, pp. 409–421. doi:10.1093/indlaw/dwt021.

Report

  1. Mangan, D. (2017). ‘The Relationship Between Defamation, Breach of Privacy and Other Legal Claims Involving Offensive Internet Content’. Law Commission of Ontario.

Education

Courses Taught

Contract
Employment/Labour
Tort

Other Activities

Events/conferences (31)

  1. International Academy of Comparative Law. Japan (2018). Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Information Technology: The Impetus for Legal Innovation’
  2. Employment and Self-Employment. (Seminar) University of Venice Ca' Foscari (2018). Invited speaker.
  3. Precarious Work. (Conference) Lund University, School of Economics and Management (2018). Invited speaker.
    Paper: Deepening Precarity
  4. Internet Law. (Conference) New York Law School (2018). Invited speaker.
    Paper: The Medium and the Message: Information Technology At Work
  5. 25th International Conference of Europeanists. (Conference) Chicago, United States (2018). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘The Common Law’s Challenge’
  6. Defamation Law in the Internet Age: An International Conversation. (Conference) Toronto (2018). Invited speaker.
  7. Law and Society Annual Conference. (2018). Chair and Panel Member.
  8. “Game Changers in Labour Law Shaping the future of work”. (Conference) KU Leuven (2017). Invited speaker.
    Paper: Labour law: the medium is the message
  9. Professionalism and Vulnerability,. (Conference) University of Leeds (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Professional Employees as a Cadre of Vulnerable Worker’
  10. Colloquium on Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law. (Conference) Texas A&M University School of Law (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Social media in the workplace: the UK and Canada’
    Description: Social Media in the Workplace
  11. Society of Legal Scholars. (Conference) University College Dublin (2017). Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Defamation as a 21st Century Tort’
  12. The Legal Challenges of Social Media (Book Event). (Public lecture) Information Law and Policy Centre at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (2017). Organising Committee and Chair.
  13. Cyberlaw as Global Law. (Public lecture) City, University of London (2017). Chair and Organising Committee.
    Description: A lecture given by Professor Mireille Hildebrandt (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) with Professor Andrew Murray (LSE) and Professor Daithí Mac Síthigh (Belfast) as discussants.
  14. Labour Law Research Network 3. (Conference) University of Toronto (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: "Coda: The General Data Protection Regulation's impact on the workplace"
  15. The Canadian Law of Obligations: Innovations, Innovators, and the Next 20 Years. (Conference) University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'Reconsidering Defamation as a 21st Century Tort'
  16. Anglia Ruskin Law School Guest Lecture. (Public lecture) Anglia Ruskin University School of Law (2017). Invited speaker.
    Paper: Explicating the law in contemporary circumstances
  17. Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference. (Conference) Newcastle University, School of Law (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Tag a Mate’ meme trend on social media – exposing the weakness of defamation and privacy laws?
    Co-authors: Marion Oswald
  18. Precarious Work: Current Reality and Perspectives. (Conference) Faculty of Law and Administration of University of Lodz (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: Deepening Precarity
  19. Digital and Smart Work. (Conference) Marco Biagi Foundation, Modena, Italy (2017). Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘The internet, speech and the workplace’
    Description: Fifteenth International Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi
  20. Internet Law Annual Conference. Santa Clara University, United States (2017). Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Can the online conversation retain privacy?
    Description: Internet Law Works Annual Conference.
  21. The Future of Human Rights in the UK. (Conference) University of Brighton (2016). Chair and Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Online speech and the workplace: public right, private regulation’
    Description: The Future of Human Rights in the UK
  22. Restricted and Redacted: Where Now for Human Rights and Digital Information Control? (Conference) Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (2016). Chair and Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Dissecting Social Media: Audience and Authorship’
    Description: Conference Programme: http://infolawcentre.blogs.sas.ac.uk/annual-workshop-and-evening-lecture/
  23. 'The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities'. (Conference) National University of Ireland, Maynooth (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'Freedom of Association in a Market Economy: Lessons from Canada'
  24. Society of Legal Scholars’ Annual Conference. (Conference) University of Oxford (2016). Chair and Panel Member. Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘The meaningful process: contesting the parameters of freedom of association’
    Description: Society of Legal Scholars’ Annual Conference
  25. 'The role of workers’ participation in managing changes in corporations: Challenging rules & corporate strategies'. (Conference) University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Supporting the Process or the Outcome?’
    Description: 'The role of workers’ participation in managing changes in corporations: Challenging rules & corporate strategies'
  26. Outlook for Labour Law. (Conference) Kingston University, School of Law (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'Deepening Precarity'
    Description: Outlook for Labour Law
  27. Trust, Risk, Information and the Law. (Conference) University of Winchester, School of Law (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'The Interpretation of Wrongdoing: Social Media in the Workplace'
    Description: Trust, Risk, Information and the Law
  28. British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association Annual Conference. (Conference) University of Hertfordshire, School of Law (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'Online Speech and the Workplace: Public Right, PrivateRegulation'
    Description: British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association Annual Conference
  29. Internet Law Annual Conference. New York Law School (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: 'Controlling the Discussion: The Public and Private Law of Social Media in the Workplace'
    Description: Annual Santa Monica University and New York Law School Internet Law Conference
  30. UCL Laws Annual Early Careers and Postgraduate Conference. (Conference) University College London, Faculty of Laws (2016). Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘Workplace Speech and Commercial Reputation’
    Description: UCL Laws Annual Early Careers and Postgraduate Conference
  31. International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy. (Conference) Queen's University Belfast, School of Law (2015). Invited speaker.
    Paper: ‘The Morality Play: The Chilling Effect of Commerce on Speech’
    Description: International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy, UK, Annual Conference

Media appearances (4)

  1. 'United Soils appeals Stouffville anti-SLAPP case'. https://www.yorkregion.com/news-story/7514759-united-soils-appeals-stouffville-anti-slapp-case/
  2. 'Law commission project examines defamation law in Internet age'. https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/articles/4329/law-commission-project-examines-defamation-law-in-internet-age?category=news
  3. 'Employers now responsible for protecting their workers on social media'. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/employers-social-media-harassment-1.3700334
  4. 'Award of $1.4 million for reputational damage'. http://www.lawyersweekly-digital.com/lawyersweekly/3560?pg=4#pg4