Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Sheffield (UK)
Fellow of the British Academy
Private international law
Shawcross and Beaumont on Air Law, Butterworths, loose-leaf (General Editor)
Recognition of Family Judgments in the Commonwealth, Butterworths, 1983
Commentary on the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances 1988, United Nations, 1998 [responsible with W. C. Gilmore for the substantive commentary].
The UN Convention on Transnational Organised Crime: a Commentary (Oxford University Press, 2006
International Co-operation in Civil and Criminal Matters, 3rd edition, Oxford University Press, 2012.
Lectures in the Hague Academy:
The Contribution of the Hague Conference to the Development of Private International Law in Common Law Countries, (1992) 233 Recueil des cours 269-304.
A Common Inheritance? An examination of the private international law tradition of the Commonwealth, (1997) 260 Recueil des cours 13-98.
De Conflictu Legum: Perspectives on Private International law at the Turn of the Century (General Course on Private International Law) (2000) 282 Recueil des cours 45-227