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mjd1001@cam.ac.uk

Faculty Contact Details

Tel: 01223 3 35542

College Contact Details

Room: Walnut Court, H4

Tel: 01223 3 35542

MA, PhD, Honorary Bencher of Lincoln's Inn
Professor of the Law of Real Property

Interests

 

Land Law and Land Registration; Law of Mortgages; Law of Co-ownership; Proprietary Estoppel International Law: Relations with National Law and Role and Functions of the United Nations

 

Publications

 

Books

"Modern Land Law (10th ed. 2016)" (Routledge) 10th Edition

Published:
Apr 2016
Publisher:
Routledge
ISBN:
1138958093

"Textbook on International Law (2013)" (OUP) 7th Edition

Published:
Apr 2013
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN:
0199574456
ISBN 13:
978-0199574452

"Q&A Land Law 2013-14" (Routledge) 8th Edition

Co-Author/s:
Gerwyn Griffiths, Emma Lees
Published:
Dec 2012
Publisher:
Routledge

"Megarry & Wade: The Law of Real Property (2012)" (Sweet & Maxwell) 8th Edition

Co-Author/s:
Dr Charles Harpum and Stuart Bridge
Published:
Feb 2012
Publisher:
Sweet & Maxwell
ISBN:
0414023293

"Cases and Materials on International Law" (OUP) 5th Edition

Co-Author/s:
Robert McCorquodale, Sarah Williams
Published:
Aug 2011
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-925999-1

"Ruoff & Roper: The Law of Registered Conveyancing" (Sweet & Maxwell)

Co-Author/s:
Sarah Wheeler, Stephen R Coveney and Patrick Timothy
Published:
Aug 2011
Publisher:
Sweet & Maxwell
ISBN 13:
9780421440609

"Modern Studies in Property Law" (Hart Publishing) (Ed)

Published:
Jul 2009
Publisher:
Hart Publishing
ISBN:
1841139602
ISBN 13:
978-1841139609

"Contemporary Perspectives on Property, Equity and Trusts" (OUP)

Co-Author/s:
G Griffiths
Published:
Nov 2007
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-921984-1

Articles

"Rectifying the register under the LRA 2002: the Malory 2 non-problem" [2016] Conv. 382

Citation:
[2016] Conv. 382
Published:
Oct 2016

"The Law Commission and law reform (editorial)" [2016] Conv. 255-256

Citation:
[2016] Conv. 255-256
Published:
Jul 2016

"Developments in estoppel and trusts of land (Editorial)" [2015] Conv. 469-473

Citation:
[2015] Conv. 469-473
Published:
Dec 2015

"Legal education: where next? (Editorial)" [2015] Conv. 2015 369-372

Citation:
[2015] Conv. 2015 369-372
Published:
Oct 2015

"The Boland requiem (Editorial)" [2015] Conv. 285-90

Citation:
[2015] Conv. 285-90
Published:
Jul 2015

"A reformist menu (Editorial)" [2015] Conv. 187

Citation:
[2015] Conv. 187
Published:
May 2015

"Rectification and priority: further skirmishes in the land registration war " [2015] L.Q.R. 207

Citation:
[2015] L.Q.R. 207
Published:
Apr 2015

"A tangled web of priority" [2015] Conv. 97

Citation:
[2015] Conv. 97
Published:
Mar 2015

"Green light for development? (Editorial)" [2015] Conv 1

Citation:
[2015] Conv 1
Published:
Jan 2015

"Why? (Editorial) (Scott v Southern Pacific Mortgages)" [2014] Conv 461

Citation:
[2014] Conv 461
Published:
Dec 2014

"Criminal squatting and adverse possession: the best solution?" [2014] J.H.L. 2014, 17(5), 94

Citation:
[2014] J.H.L. 2014, 17(5), 94
Published:
Oct 2014

"Cemeteries and coffee shops: common intention, land registration and priority (Editorial)" [2014] Conv. 279-284

Citation:
[2014] Conv. 279-284
Published:
Jul 2014

"Land Registration and Time Travel: reforming the land registry" [2014] 78 Conv. 189

Citation:
[2014] 78 Conv. 189
Published:
Jun 2014

"The Sound of Silence: Easements to make a noise" [2014] 78 Conv. 79

Citation:
[2014] 78 Conv. 79
Published:
Apr 2014

"A Doctrinal Approach to Property Law: Who Cares and Why?" (2014) 3 Property Law Review 160

Citation:
(2014) 3 Property Law Review 160
Published:
Mar 2014

"Something for the New Year: land law reform" [2014] 78 Conv. 1

Citation:
[2014] 78 Conv. 1
Published:
Feb 2014

"The past, the present and the future of land registration" [2013] 77 Conv. 463

Citation:
[2013] 77 Conv. 463
Published:
Dec 2013

"Title by registration or conquest: interpreting the Land Registration Act 2002 in England and Wales" I.J.L.B.E. 2013, 5(3), 194-206

Citation:
I.J.L.B.E. 2013, 5(3), 194-206
Published:
Nov 2013

"And Here is the News: Legal Training" [2013] 77 Conv. 255

Citation:
[2013] 77 Conv. 255
Published:
Aug 2013

"Reaching up for the box in the attic: mortgages and overreaching" [2013] 77 Conv. 165

Citation:
[2013] 77 Conv. 165
Published:
Jul 2013

"A Not So Conclusive Title Register?" [2013] 129 LQR 320

Citation:
[2013] 129 LQR 320
Published:
Jul 2013

"Shining a Light on Easements" [2013] 77 Conv. 85

Citation:
[2013] 77 Conv. 85
Published:
Mar 2013

"To Write or Not to Write: Formalities and Land Law" [2013] 77 Conv. 1

Citation:
[2013] 77 Conv. 1
Published:
Jan 2013

"Knowing receipt, constructive trusts and registered title" [2012] 76 Conv. 439

Citation:
[2012] 76 Conv. 439
Published:
Dec 2012

"Adverse possession and criminal liability" [2012] 76 Conv. 185

Citation:
[2012] 76 Conv. 185
Published:
Jun 2012

"Jones v Kernott: The still not ended, never-ending story" [2012] 76 Conv. 83

Citation:
[2012] 76 Conv. 83
Published:
Apr 2012

"Easements and the Law Commission" [2012] 76 Conv. 1

Citation:
[2012] 76 Conv. 1
Published:
Feb 2012

"To sell or not to sell: that is the question: the irony of the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996" (2011) 70 CLJ 579.

Citation:
(2011) 70 CLJ 579.
Published:
Dec 2011

"Village Greens and Squatting: A summer of Consultation" [2011] 75 Conv. 347

Citation:
[2011] 75 Conv. 347
Published:
Sep 2011

"Easements and contradictions" [2011] 75 Conv. 167.

Citation:
[2011] 75 Conv. 167.
Published:
Jun 2011

"Beneficial Interests After Stack v Dowden & Jones v Kernott" [2011] 75 Conv. 87

Citation:
[2011] 75 Conv. 87
Published:
Mar 2011

"The Future of the Land Registry" [2011] 75 Conv. 1.

Citation:
[2011] 75 Conv. 1.
Published:
Jan 2011

"Confining and defining proprietary estoppel: the role of unconscionability" (2010) 30 Legal Studies 408

Citation:
(2010) 30 Legal Studies 408
Published:
Dec 2010

"Possession: A concept for all seasons" [2010] 74 Conv 423

Citation:
[2010] 74 Conv 423
Published:
Nov 2010

"Taking Stock" [2010] 74 Conv. 343

Citation:
[2010] 74 Conv. 343
Published:
Oct 2010

"Tolerated Trespassers and Secure Tenancies" [2010] 74 Conv. 273

Citation:
[2010] 74 Conv. 273
Published:
Jul 2010

"HM Adjudicator to the Land Registry and Questions of Rectification" [2010] 74 Conv. 207

Citation:
[2010] 74 Conv. 207
Published:
May 2010

"Reforming Mortgages" [2010] 74 Conv. 111

Citation:
[2010] 74 Conv. 111
Published:
Feb 2010

"HSBC v Dyche" [2010] 74 Conv. 1

Citation:
[2010] 74 Conv. 1
Published:
Jan 2010

"Priorities under the Land Registration Act 2002" (2009) 125 L.Q.R. 401

Citation:
(2009) 125 L.Q.R. 401
Published:
Dec 2009

"Easements: where next and why?" [2009] 73 Conv. 437

Citation:
[2009] 73 Conv. 437
Published:
Nov 2009

"The House of Lords-A Retrospective" [2009] 73 Conv. 365

Citation:
[2009] 73 Conv. 365
Published:
Sep 2009

"Mortgagees' powers and duties: Horsham Properties & Thompson v Foy" [2009] Conv. 283

Citation:
[2009] Conv. 283
Published:
Jun 2009

"Adverse possession and Registered land" [2009] Conv. 169

Citation:
[2009] Conv. 169
Published:
May 2009

"The reach of estoppel: a matter of debate" [2009] 73 Conv. 85

Citation:
[2009] 73 Conv. 85
Published:
Apr 2009

"A Matter of Clarity: Tolerated Trespassers" [2009] 73 Conv. 1

Citation:
[2009] 73 Conv. 1
Published:
Jan 2009

"The Mortgage Arrears Protocol" [2008] 72 Conv. 473

Citation:
[2008] 72 Conv. 473
Published:
Dec 2008

"New rules at the Land registry" [2008] 72 Conv. 355

Citation:
[2008] 72 Conv. 355
Published:
Oct 2008

"The Law Commission's Working Paper on Easements" [2008] 72 Conv. 269

Citation:
[2008] 72 Conv. 269
Published:
Aug 2008

"Resulting and Constructive Trusts of Land" [2005] Conv. 79.

Citation:
[2005] Conv. 79.
Published:
May 2005

"The Land Registration Act 2002: A Risk Assessment" [2003] Conv. 136

Citation:
[2003] Conv. 136
Published:
May 2003

"Has Flegg been overruled? Overreaching and the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996" [2000] Conv. 267.

Citation:
[2000] Conv. 267.
Published:
Oct 2000

"Combating the mortgagee's right to possession: new hope for the mortgagor in chains" (1998) 18 Legal Studies 279.

Citation:
(1998) 18 Legal Studies 279.
Published:
Oct 1998

"Co-ownership trusts in the UK: the Denning legacy" [1988] 3 Denning Law Journal 27

Citation:
[1988] 3 Denning Law Journal 27
Published:
Apr 1988

Book Chapters

"Stitching Together Modern Estoppel" in Nigel Gravells, Landmark Cases in Land Law (Hart) (Ed)

Publisher:
Hart
Published Date:
Jun 2013
ISBN 13:
9781849462570
Co-Author/s:
Nigel Gravells

"English Land Law" in Anthony Speaight QC, Architect's Legal Handbook (Ed)

Published Date:
Aug 2009
Co-Author/s:
Anthony Speaight QC

"Protecting Third Party Interests Under The Land Registration Act 2002 - To Worry Or Not To Worry: That Is The Question" in Martin Dixon, Gerwyn Griffiths, Contemporary Perspectives on Property, Equity and Trusts Law (OUP) (Ed)

Publisher:
OUP
Published Date:
Oct 2007
Co-Author/s:
Martin Dixon, Gerwyn Griffiths

"Equitable Co-ownership: Proprietary Rights in Name Only?" in E Cooke, Modern Studies in Property Law Vol. 4 (Ed)

Published Date:
Oct 2007
ISBN 13:
978-1841136288
Co-Author/s:
E Cooke

"Proprietary Estoppel and Formalities in Land Law and the Land Registration Act 2002" in E Cooke, Modern Studies in Property Law Vol. 3 (Hart Publishing)

Publisher:
Hart Publishing
Published Date:
Oct 2003
Co-Author/s:
E Cooke

"Consenting away proprietary rights" in E Cooke, Modern Studies in Property Law Vol. 2 (Hart) (Ed)

Publisher:
Hart
Published Date:
Mar 2003
Co-Author/s:
E Cooke

"Proprietary and Non-Proprietary Rights in Modern Land Law" in Louise Tee, Land Law: Issues, Debates, Policy (Willan) (Ed)

Publisher:
Willan
Published Date:
Oct 2002
Co-Author/s:
Louise Tee

Case Notes

Mortgages, co-owners and priority: some basics [2016] Conv. 81-83

Published:
Mar 2016

At the sharper end - Adjudicator to the Registry [2011] 75 Conv. 335

Published:
Jul 2011

Proprietary estoppel: a return to principle? [2009] Conv 260

Published:
Oct 2009

Mortgage duties and commercial property transactions [2006] 70 Conv 278

Published:
Oct 2008

Derbyshire CC v Fallon [2008] 72 Conv. 238

Published:
Jun 2008

Human Rights and Adverse Possession: The final nail [2008] 72 Conv. 160

Published:
Apr 2008

Estoppel and Testamentary Freedom [2008] 72 Conv. 65.

Published:
Feb 2008

Leasehold covenants and equitable set-off [2006] 70 Conv 460

Published:
Oct 2006

A failure of statutory purpose or a failure of professional advice? [2006] 70 Conv 79

Published:
Oct 2006

Adverse possession in three jurisdictions [2006] 70 Conv 179

Published:
Oct 2006

Proprietary rights and rectifying the effect of non-registration [2005] 69 Conv. 447

Published:
Oct 2005

Adverse possession and human rights [2005] 69 Conv. 345

Published:
Oct 2005

Trusts of land, bankruptcy and human rights [2005] 69 Conv. 161

Published:
Oct 2005

Invalid contracts, estoppel and constructive trusts [2005] 69 Conv 247

Published:
May 2005

Estoppel Unconscionability and Formalities in Land Law: Gillett v Holt [2000] 59 CLJ 453

Published:
Nov 2000

The non-proprietary lease: the rise of the feudal phoenix [2000] 59 CLJ 25

Published:
Oct 2000

The Gabcikovo Case [1998] 57 CLJ 1

Published:
Oct 1998

Thatcher v Douglas [1995] 6 RWLR

Published:
Oct 1995

The Special Tenderness of Equity (1994) 53 CLJ 21

Published:
Oct 1994

The Case Concerning Elettronica Sicula 41 ICLQ 701 (1992).

Published:
Oct 1992

Adverse Possession—Compromises and Estoppel (1992) 51 CLJ 420

Published:
Jul 1992

Reports

Acquisition and Affordability of Land for Housing in Urban Ghana: A Study in the Formal Land Market Dynamics

Co-Author/s:
Dr Callistus Mahama
Published:
Oct 2006
Body / Institution:
RICS Research paper series, Volume 6, No.10

Compatibility of certain property laws of the Republic of Moldova with the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms 1950 and Protocols thereto.

Published:
Oct 2003
Body / Institution:
Council of Europe (Human Rights Co-operation and Awareness Division of the Directorate General of Human Rights