Keith Uff

Keith Uff

Birmingham Law School
Visiting Lecturer in Residence

Contact details

+44 (0)121 414 6281
+44 (0)121 414 3585
Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

Keith Uff received his legal education at Lincoln College, Oxford and then was called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn. He then practised at the English Bar and in 1972 became a Lecturer in Law at the University of Birmingham.



  • BA
  • BCL
  • MA (Oxon.)
  • Barrister (GI)


  • Civil Procedure & Evidence (LLB, module leader)
  • Agency & Partnership (LLB, module leader)
  • Agency & Domestic Sale of Goods (LLM, module leader)
  • Contract Law (LLB & GDL)

Postgraduate supervision

  • Civil Procedure
  • Evidence in civil cases
  • Contract
  • Commercial Law


My research interest is in civil procedure, particularly problems associated with limitation of actions, pre-trial procedure and multi-party actions.

I am also a member of the Judicial independence Project headed by Professor Shimon Shetreet of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Other activities

Mr Uff has held visiting appointments at the University of Mauritius, the University of Stockholm, the University of Bayreuth, the University of Warwick and the University of Osnabrück. He is a former Assistant Editor of Civil Justice Quarterly and was formerly Executive General Secretary of the International Association of Procedural Law and Assistant Director of the Legal Office of the University of Birmingham.