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Email

emv28@cam.ac.uk

Education CV

Education:

2013-2016: LLB (First Class Honours), University of Kent.

2016-2017: LLM (Distinction), University College London. 

2017-present: PhD Candidate in Law, University of Cambridge.

 

Teaching:

2018-present: Equity (Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge). 

 

Scholarships and Awards:

- Pump Court Tax Chambers Prize for the best International and Commercial Trusts Law Essay 2017.

- Cambridge Law Journal PhD Studentship 2017.

- Denning Scholarship 2017.

- Hardwicke Entrance Scholarship 2017.

- Social Sciences Faculty Prize for outstanding performance within the degree programme 2016.

- Hallett Prize for best dissertation in any year 2016.

- Head of School’s Prize for Outstanding Student Work on Critical Legal Thought 2016.

- Edinburgh University Press prize for the best Law, Space and Power Essay 2016.

- Kent Law Society Prize for the best overall mooting team 2016.

Fields of research

Equity and Trusts; Land Law; Registration systems.

 

Land Registration and the Guarantee of Title

Summary

This project explores the notion that 'title is guaranteed' in relation to registered land. This has been an area of confusion in which the ambit of the guarantee is unclear and its delivery in practice has been doubted. 

Supervisors

Professor Sarah Worthington and Amy Goymour 

Representative Publications

Publications:

'Trust Registers and Transparency: A Step Too Far?' (2019) 33(3) Trust Law International 95-112.

Conference Papers:

2019: 'Trust Registers and Transparency: A Step Too Far?', Trusts and Wealth Management Conference, Singapore.

2019: 'Void and Voidable Dispositions of Land: A Case of Mistaken Indemnity?', New Work in Property and Trusts Symposium, UCL. 

2018: 'Voluntary Transfers of Property: What is the Point of Registering Title?', Modern Studies in Property Law Conference, UCL. 

Publications

 

Articles

"Trust Registers and Transparency: A Step Too Far?" 33(3) TLI 2019

Citation:
33(3) TLI 2019
Published: Forthcoming