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College Contact Details

Room: Master's Lodge

Tel: (01223) 334843

Professor of English Private Law; Chair of the LLM Examiners

M.A., B.C.L. (Oxon), KC (Hon)

Interests

Criminal Law. Restitution. Law of Contract. Equity and trusts.

Research centres and interest groups

CV / Biography

Master of Downing College; member of XXIV Old Buildings, Lincoln's Inn: Bencher of Lincoln's Inn.

Publications

 

Books

The Principles of the Law of Restitution, 2024) 4th Edition

The Principles of Equity & Trusts (OUP, 2023) 5th Edition

Simester and Sullivan's Criminal Law Theory and Doctrine (with J J Child, A P Simester, J R Spencer, F Stark), 2022) 8th Edition

Co-Author/s:
J J Child, A P Simester, J R Spencer, F Stark
Publisher:
ISBN 13:
9781509964277
Published Aug 2022

What about Law? Studying Law at University (with Catherine Barnard and Janet O'Sullivan), 2021) 3rd Edition

Co-Author/s:
Catherine Barnard and Janet O'Sullivan
Publisher:
ISBN:
184946085X
ISBN 13:
9781849460859
Published Mar 2021

Contractual Duties: Performance, Breach, Termination and Remedies (with Professor Andrew Tettenborn, Professor Malcolm Clarke & Professor Neil Andrews) (Sweet & Maxwell, 2020) 3rd Edition

Co-Author/s:
Professor Andrew Tettenborn, Professor Malcolm Clarke & Professor Neil Andrews
Publisher:
ISBN 13:
9780414057593
Published Apr 2020

Equity and Trusts: Text, Cases and Materials (with Paul S Davies) (Oxford University Press, 2019) 3rd Edition

Co-Author/s:
Paul S Davies
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-966148-0
Published May 2019

The Principles of the Law of Restitution (Oxford University Press, 2015) 3rd Edition

Co-editor(s):
9780198726388
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-872638-8
Published Aug 2015

Buckley on the Companies Act (with Arden, Prentice and Richards) (Lexis Nexis, 2000) 15th Edition

Co-Author/s:
Arden, Prentice and Richards
ISBN:
9780406141514
Published Jan 2000

Restitution: Past, Present and Future : Essays in Honour of Gareth Jones (with William Cornish, Richard Nolan and Janet O'Sullivan (eds)) (eds) (Hart, 1998)

Co-Author/s:
William Cornish, Richard Nolan and Janet O'Sullivan (eds)
Publisher:
ISBN:
1901362426
ISBN 13:
9781901362428
Published Jul 1998

Articles

"Part 2 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 - Enough is enough" Archbold Review, Issue 3, 2013

Citation:
Archbold Review, Issue 3, 2013
Published: Apr 2013

"Joint enterprise liability is dead: long live accessorial liability" [2012] Crim LR 850

Citation:
[2012] Crim LR 850
Published: Nov 2012

""The Essence of the ‘Rule in Re Hastings-Bass’" [2010] 17 Journal of International Trust and Corporate Planning 162-172

Citation:
[2010] 17 Journal of International Trust and Corporate Planning 162-172
Published: Oct 2010

"Restitution and Mistake: Personal and Proprietary Claims: Seeking an Equilibrium" (2009) 16 Journal of International Trust and Corporate Planning

Citation:
(2009) 16 Journal of International Trust and Corporate Planning
Published: Mar 2010

"Crime and Restitution Revisited" [2009] RLR 29

Citation:
[2009] RLR 29
Published: Sep 2009

"Inadequacy of Compensatory Damages" [2009] RLR 112-121

Co-Author/s:
O Odudu
Citation:
[2009] RLR 112-121
Published: Mar 2009

Book Chapters

"Gain-based Remedies", Commercial Remedies: Resolving Controversies, 2024)

ISBN 13:
9781107171329
Published Apr 2024

"Abuse of TRust" in RC Nolan, M Yip, TH Wu (ed(s)), Trusts and Private Wealth Management Developments and Directions, 2024)

ISBN 13:
9781316518021
Published Apr 2024

"Illegality and Unjust Enrichment" in S Green and A Bogg (ed(s)), Illegality After Patel v Mirza, 2024)

Publisher:
ISBN 13:
9781509912773
Published Apr 2024

"Restitution" (with Beale), Chitty on Contracts (Sweet and Maxwell, 2023)

Publisher:
ISBN 13:
9780414115835
Co-Author/s:
Beale
Published Jul 2023

"A taxonomy of defences in restitution", Research Handbook on Unjust Enrichment and Restitution, 2020)

Published Apr 2020

"Unjust Enrichment" in W Day and S Worthington (ed(s)), Challenging Private Law, 2020)

Publisher:
ISBN 13:
9781509934874
Published Apr 2020

"The Illegality Revolution" in S Worthington, A Robertson and G Virgo (ed(s)), Revolution and Evolution in Private Law, 2018)

Publisher:
ISBN 13:
9781509913244
Published Apr 2018

"The Defence of Illegality in Unjust Enrichment" in A Dyson, J Goudkamp and F Wilmot-Smith (ed(s)), Defences in Unjust Enrichment, 2016)

Publisher:
ISBN 13:
9781849467254
Published Apr 2016

"'We Do This in the Criminal Law and That in the Law of Tort': A New Fusion Debate" (with Stephen GA Pitel, Jason W Neyers and Erika Chamberlain), Tort Law: Challenging Orthodoxy (Hart Publishing, 2013)

Publisher:
ISBN 13:
9781849464710
Co-Author/s:
Stephen GA Pitel, Jason W Neyers and Erika Chamberlain
Published Oct 2013

"Re Hallett's Estate (1879-80)" (with Charles Mitchell and Paul Mitchell), Landmark Cases in Equity (Hart Publishing, 2012), pp. 357-392

Publisher:
Pages:
357-392
ISBN 13:
978-1-84946-154-2
Co-Author/s:
Charles Mitchell and Paul Mitchell
Published Aug 2012

"The Law of Unjust Enrichment in the House of Lords: Judging the Judges" (with J Lee), From House of Lords to Supreme Court: Judges, Jurists and the Process of Judging (Hart Publishing, 2011), pp. 169-200

Publisher:
Pages:
169-200
ISBN 13:
978-1-84946-081-1
Co-Author/s:
J Lee
Published Oct 2011

"Demolishing the Pyramid - the Presence of Basis and Risk-Taking in the Law of Unjust Enrichment" (with Robertson and Wu), The Goals of Private Law (Hart Publishing, 2009), pp. 477-508

Publisher:
Pages:
477-508
ISBN 13:
978-1841139098
Co-Author/s:
Robertson and Wu
Published Mar 2009

"The Law of Taxation and Unjust Enrichment" (with Harris and Oliver), Comparative Perspectives on Revenue Law: Essays in Honour of John Tiley (Cambridge University Press, 2008)

ISBN 13:
978-0521887779
Co-Author/s:
Harris and Oliver
Published Mar 2008

"Restitutionary Remedies for Wrongs: Causation and Remoteness" (with C Rickett), Justifying Private Law Remedies (Hart Publishing, 2008)

Publisher:
ISBN 13:
978-1841138145
Co-Author/s:
C Rickett
Published Mar 2008

"Causation and Remoteness within the Law of Unjust Enrichment" (with Degeling and Edelman), Unjust Enrichment in Commercial Law (Thomson, 2008), pp. 147-176

Publisher:
Pages:
147-176
ISBN 13:
9780455225043
Co-Author/s:
Degeling and Edelman
Published Mar 2008

"‘Vindicating Vindication: Foskett v McKeown Reviewed’" (with Hudson and Dignam), The Idea of Property and Obligations in Law, 2004), pp. 203-222

Pages:
203-222
Co-Author/s:
Hudson and Dignam
Published Oct 2004

Case Notes

Making sense of section 46 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 Archbold Review, Issue 7, 2013

Published: Aug 2013