Oriyan Prizant is a law clerk in Ropes & Gray's finance department. Prior to joining the firm, Oriyan obtained his LLM degree as a Reitz Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania law school, as well as his diploma in business from the Wharton School. While at the University of Pennsylvania, Oriyan served as the senior editor of the Business Law Journal. Oriyan also conducted research into Delaware corporate law under the supervision of professor David Skeel.
Before his LLM, Oriyan was called to the bar of England and Wales after completing the BPTC and obtaining his BA in Law from the University of Cambridge. At Cambridge Oriyan served as Vice-Editor in Chief of the Cambridge Law Review, and President of the Sir David Williams Law Society. In addition, he acted as research assistant to professor Janet O’Sullivan on contract law theory.
- “The White & Carter Legitimate Interest Qualification on the Elective Theory of Contractual Repudiations: A Reformation Proposal,” Cambridge Law Review, Issue 1 (November 2016)
- LLM and Business & Law Certificate, cum laude, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 2019
- Bar Professional Training Course, University of Law, London, 2017
- BA (Law), University of Cambridge, 2016