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pgt22@cam.ac.uk
BSc, LLB (Hons) (Syd), PhD (Cantab), Solicitor (non-practising, New Sth Wales)
University Lecturer; Book Review Editor, Cambridge Law Journal

Interests

Equity and Trusts.  Property.  Contract.  Commercial Law.  Statute. 

CV / Biography

2017:  Visiting Scholar: Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia;  Harvard Law School;  University of Hong Kong; and National University of Singapore.  2016-: Book Review Editor, Cambridge Law Journal.  2016: Dyason Fellow, University of Melbourne.  2015-: Member, International Advisory Panel, American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law (Fourth) Property.  2015: Research Visitor, University of New South Wales.  2012-: University Lecturer, University of Cambridge.  2010-16: Secretary & Treasurer, The Cambridge Law Journal.  2009-: Fellow of St Catharine's College.  2009-2012: Baker-Fellingham College Lecturer, St Catharine's College.  2006-2010: PhD candidate, Gonville & Caius College (Dissertation: 'Equitable Rights Arising from Specifically Enforceable Contracts').  2006-2009: W M Tapp Studentship; Poynton Cambridge Australia Scholarship (hon.); Overseas Research Studentship.  2005-2006: Legal Officer, Aust Law Ref Comm.  2003-2005: Law Graduate and then Solicitor, Sydney.  2002-2003: Judicial Assistant to The Hon. Justice J D Heydon AC, New Sth Wales Ct of App (later of the High Ct of Aust).

Publications

 

Books

"Commercial Law: Text, Cases, and Materials" (OUP) 5th Edition

Co-Author/s:
M A Clarke, R J A Hooley, R J C Munday, L S Sealy, A M Tettenborn
Published:
Apr 2017
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN 13:
9780199692088

"Equity and Administration" (Ed)

"Meagher, Gummow and Lehane's Equity: Doctrines and Remedies" (LexisNexis Butterworths) 5th Edition

Editor's Name:
0409332259
Co-Author/s:
J D Heydon and M J Leeming
Published:
Jan 2015
Publisher:
LexisNexis Butterworths
ISBN 13:
9780409332254

Articles

"Proprietary Modes of Protecting the Performance Interest in Contract" [2012] Lloyd's Maritime & Commercial Law Quarterly 549-572

Citation:
[2012] Lloyd's Maritime & Commercial Law Quarterly 549-572
Published:
Nov 2012

"Understanding the Constructive Trust between Vendor and Purchaser" (2012) 128 Law Quarterly Review 582-605

Citation:
(2012) 128 Law Quarterly Review 582-605
Published:
Oct 2012

"Prescription by and against Lessees" [2012] Conveyancer & Property Lawyer 19-36

Citation:
[2012] Conveyancer & Property Lawyer 19-36
Published:
Feb 2012

"Legal Assignment of Rights of Restricted Assignability" [2008] Lloyd's Maritime & Commercial Law Quarterly 306-332

Citation:
[2008] Lloyd's Maritime & Commercial Law Quarterly 306-332
Published:
Sep 2009

"Revolution?" (2006) 1 Journal of Equity 52-80

Citation:
(2006) 1 Journal of Equity 52-80
Published:
Sep 2009

"Company Charges: Inflexible Interplay of Law and Equity?" (2006) 22 Journal of Contract Law 16-26

Citation:
(2006) 22 Journal of Contract Law 16-26
Published:
Sep 2009

"Charges of Unassignable Rights" (2004) 20 Journal of Contract Law 97-124

Citation:
(2004) 20 Journal of Contract Law 97-124
Published:
Sep 2009

"Assignment by Way of Charge" (2004) 24 Australian Bar Review 280-300

Citation:
(2004) 24 Australian Bar Review 280-300
Published:
Sep 2009

"Death of the 'Rule' in Merryweather v Nixan" (2002) 18 Journal of Contract Law 196-223

Citation:
(2002) 18 Journal of Contract Law 196-223
Published:
Sep 2009

Book Chapters

"Want of Causation as a Defence to Liability for Misapplication of Trust Assets" in PS Davies, S Douglas and J Goudkamp (eds), Defences in Equity (Hart Publishing), pp. 155-182

Publisher:
Hart Publishing
Pages:
155-182
Published Date:
Mar 2018
ISBN 13:
9781849467247
Co-Author/s:
PS Davies, S Douglas and J Goudkamp (eds)

"Equitable Set-off" in G Virgo and S Worthington (eds), Commercial Remedies: Resolving Controversies (Cambridge University Press), pp. 437-464

Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Pages:
437-464
Published Date:
Aug 2017
ISBN 13:
9781107171329
Co-Author/s:
G Virgo and S Worthington (eds)

"Rudiments of the Equitable Remedy of Compensation for Breach of Confidence" in S Degeling and JNE Varuhas (eds), Equitable Compensation and Disgorgement of Profit (Hart Publishing), pp. 239-275

Publisher:
Hart Publishing
Pages:
239-275
Published Date:
Mar 2017
Co-Author/s:
S Degeling and JNE Varuhas (eds)

"Equity and Administration" in PG Turner (ed), Equity and Administration (Cambridge University Press)

Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Published Date:
Mar 2016
Co-Author/s:
PG Turner (ed)

"Equitable Doctrines in Business Associations" in P G Turner (ed), Equity and Administration (Cambridge University Press)

Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Published Date:
Mar 2016
Co-Author/s:
P G Turner (ed)

Book Reviews

Review of Glister and Ridge (eds), Fault Lines in Equity (2013) 12 Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 393-397

Published:
Mar 2013

Review of Mitchell and Watterson, Subrogation: Law and Practice, and Smith, The Law of Assignment: The Creation and Transfer of Choses in Action [2008] Restitution Law Review 257-259

Published:
Sep 2009

Review of Getzler and Payne (eds.), Company Charges: Spectrum and Beyond (2006) (2007) 29 Sydney Law Review 187-192

Published:
Aug 2007

Case Notes

Tracing To and Fro [2016] Cambridge Law Journal 462-465

Published:
Nov 2016

Rescission of the Doctrine of Rescission for Fraud [2016] Cambridge Law Journal 206-209

Published:
Jul 2016

Rescission and Damages "in Lieu" Thereof Under the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (2016) 132 Law Quarterly Review 388-393

Published:
Jun 2016

The New Fundamental Norm of Recovery for Losses to Express Trusts [2015] Cambridge Law Journal 188-191

Published:
Jul 2015

Inadequacy in Equity of Common Law Relief: the Relevance of Contractual Terms [2014] Cambridge Law Journal 493-496

Published:
Nov 2014

Measuring Equitable Compensation for Breach of Fiduciary Duty [2014] Cambridge Law Journal 257-260

Published:
Jul 2014

'Mending Men's Bargains' in Equity: Mortgage Redemption and Relief against Forfeiture (2014) 130 Law Quarterly Review 188-193

Published:
Apr 2014

Injunctions, Undertakings in Damages, and the Public-Private Divide (2014) 130 Law Quarterly Review 33-37

Co-Author/s:
J N E Varuhas
Published:
Jan 2014

Relief against Penalties without a Breach of Contract [2013] Cambridge Law Journal 20-24

Co-Author/s:
Paul S Davies
Published:
Mar 2013

May the Assignee of Part of a Debt Vote at a Creditors' Meeting? [2012] Cambridge Law Journal 270-273

Published:
Jul 2012

Assignment and Automatic Reverter of Copyright [2011] Lloyd's Maritime & Commercial Law Quarterly 462-465

Published:
Nov 2011

Charitable Trusts with Political Objects [2011] Cambridge Law Journal 504-506

Published:
Nov 2011

Consequential Economic Loss and the Trust Beneficiary [2010] Cambridge Law Journal 445-447

Published:
Nov 2010

Subrogation, Accounting and Unjust Enrichment [2010] Cambridge Law Journal 30-33

Co-Author/s:
M.D.J. Conaglen
Published:
Mar 2010

A New Type of Conveyance: The Virtual Assignment [2010] Conveyancer & Property Lawyer 99-107

Published:
Jan 2010

Indictable Offences Tried without an Indictment (2009) 20 King's Law Journal 145-154

Published:
Sep 2009

The Hongkong Fir Docks in Australia [2008] Lloyd's Maritime & Commercial Law Quarterly 432-438

Published:
Sep 2008

Trusts of Debts of Restricted Assignability [2008] Cambridge Law Journal 23-25

Published:
Sep 2008

The High Court of Australia on Contracts to Assign Equitable Rights [2006] Conveyancer & Property Lawyer 390-397

Published:
Sep 2006

Charge Characterisation in English Law: A Settled Debate? [2006] Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 200-212

Published:
Sep 2006

Conflict of Duty and Duty (2005) 79 Australian Law Journal 489-492

Published:
Sep 2005

More on Book Debts (2005) 79 Australian Law Journal 217-219

Published:
Sep 2005

Control over Secured 'Proceeds' Accounts (2005) 23 Company & Securities Law Journal 195-200

Published:
Sep 2005

Floating Charges - A 'No Theory' Theory [2004] Lloyd's Maritime & Commercial Law Quarterly 319-324

Published:
Sep 2004

A Two-Stage Approach to Interpretation (2004) 22 Company & Securities Law Journal 427-432

Published:
Sep 2004

'Charges Back' - The Merger Argument (2004) 15 Journal of Banking and Finance Law & Practice 148-153, 235-236

Published:
Sep 2004

Quistclose and Resulting Trusts (2003) 33 Australian Business Law Review 392-396

Published:
Sep 2003