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Education CV


University of Cambridge: PhD in Law 2020
 - 'Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts, A Challenge to the Law of Succession'

University of Oxford: MPhil Pass without corrections 2018-2019
- ‘Smart Contracts, A challenge To the Law of Succession’
- The thesis outlined the challenges posed to the English law of succession by Ethereum-based ‘smart contracts’. 

University of Oxford: Bachelor’s in Civil Law  Pass  2017-2018
- Advanced Property and Trusts;  Conflict of Laws; Competition Law; Principles of Financial Regulation.

University of Warwick: LLB  First Class with Honours  2013-2016

Professional Qualifications

City University London: LLM in Bar Professional Training Distinction  2019-2020
- Called to the Bar of England and Wales in March 2021
- Member of Gray’s Inn

Academic Positions

- Supervisor: Land Law, Christs College, (2023-2024)

- Supervisor: Introductory Legal Skills, Robinson College (20223)

- Supervisor: Cambridge Higher Aspiration Scheme,  Gonville & Caius College (20222-2023)

- Admissions Interviewer: Robinson College (2022- 2023)

Fields of research

Law of Property (broadly construed); Succession Law; Financial Regulation; Digital Technologies (Cryptoassets and smart contracts).


Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts: a Challenge to the Law of Succession?


Cryptoassets, with their unique features, have posed a challenge to the conventional understanding of property and ownership. The doctoral thesis considers the taxonomical classification of cryptoassets as property pursuant to the law of England and Wales. The project also explores the succession law implications of cryptoassets.


Dr Brian Sloan, Professor Emma Lees (supervisor)

Professor Martin Dixon (adviser)


First year paper: Professor Martin Dixon, Dr Emilija Leinarte

Start Date

Oct 2020




"Tether Tangle and Binance Breaks Free" The Cambridge Law Journal , Volume 82 , Issue 3 , November 2023 , pp. 398 - 401

The Cambridge Law Journal , Volume 82 , Issue 3 , November 2023 , pp. 398 - 401
Published: Dec 2023