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Email

lm632@cam.ac.uk
Fixed-Term Lecturer in Private Law; Fellow in Law (Clare College)

Interests

Legal History, Equity and Trusts, Land Law, Roman Law

CV / Biography

Dr Lorenzo Maniscalco joined Clare College in 2016, where he is a Fellow in Law and Director of Studies, and he is currently a Fixed-Term University Lecturer in Private Law in the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge. Lorenzo is the author of a monograph on the history of the concept of equity in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe, Equity in Early Modern Legal Scholarship (Brill, 2020) https://brill.com/view/title/55319. Aside from legal history, he has also written on a number of topics in property law, including constructive trusts of land and breach of trust. Lorenzo previously read law in London and Florence, and completed an AHRC-funded doctoral project at Trinity Hall, Cambridge.

Publications

 

Books

Equity in Early Modern Legal Scholarship (Brill, 2020)

Publisher:
Brill
ISBN 13:
978-90-04-40481-6
Published Jul 2020

Articles

"Common Intentions and Constructive Trusts: Unorthodoxy in Trusts of Land" [2020] Conv 124

Citation:
[2020] Conv 124
Published: Sep 2020

Book Chapters

"Interpretatio ex Aequo et Bono - The Emergence of Equitable Interpretation in European Legal Scholarship" in Michael Lobban and Ian Williams (ed(s)), Networks and Connections: Proceedings of the 2017 British Legal History Conference (CUP, 2020)

"The concept of equity in early-modern canon law: theologians, humanists and canonists" in Franck Roumy (ed(s)), Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law (Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana), forthcoming

Publisher:
Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana
Published Forthcoming

Book Reviews

Heikki Pihlajamäki, Markus D. Dubber, and Mark Godfrey (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of European Legal History (OUP, 2018) [2020] LS 182-186

Published Mar 2020

David Harbecke, Modernisation through Process: The Rise of the Court of Chancery in the European Perspective, Studienzur europäischen Rechtsgeschichte (Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann 2018) 4 (2019) AJLH 542-544

Published Dec 2019

Case Notes

Stay on Target: Compensation and Causation in Breach of Trust Claims [2015] Conv 348

Co-Author/s:
Andreas Televantos
Published: Jun 2015

Proprietary Estoppel and Vendor Purchaser Constructve Trusts [2015] CLJ 27

Co-Author/s:
Andreas Televantos
Published: Mar 2015