I have been at Leicester Law School since 2016. I have also taught at Brunel University and Nottingham University. I briefly practised as a solicitor before becoming an academic. My current teaching areas are Trusts Law and Company Law. I am on research leave with a Leverhulme Major Fellowship 2020-22.
My research interests include private law theory and legal theory trusts remedies restitution contract theory property theory. I have also published in intellectual property and company law. I have had research leave awards from the Leverhulme Trust the AHRB and the Max Planck Institute.
'The Nature and Scope of Restitution' (Hart Publishing, 2000)
'Private Law and Property Claims' (Hart Publishing, 2007)
'Justice in Private Law' (Hart Publishing, forthcoming)
'Remedial Consistency in Private Law', University of Toronto Law Journal, forthcoming.
'Private Property and Intangibles', Conveyancer, forthcoming
'Policy and Principle in Private Law' (2020), 11 Jurisprudence, 387
'Remedial Consistency and Constructive Trust Claims' (2019), Conveyancer, 101
'Restitution' in D. Campbell & R. Halson, eds, Research Handbook on Remedies in Private Law (Edward Elgar, 2019)
'Two Ways of Understanding the Common Law' (2017), 8 Jurisprudence, 435
'Proprietary Claims to Recover Mistaken and Unauthorised Payments' in P. Devonshire and R. Havelock, eds, The Impact of Equity and Restitution in Commerce (Hart Pub, 2018), 65
'Explaining the Trust' (2015), 131 Law Quarterly Review, 377
â€œLicence Fee Damagesâ€  Restitution Law Review 95-111
â€œAuthority in the Common Lawâ€ (2011) 36 Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy 1
â€œThe Unjust Enrichment Fallacy and Private Lawâ€ (2013) Vol XXVI Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 115
â€œRestitutionary Remedies in the Contractual Contextâ€ (2013) 76 Modern Law Review 429
â€œLiabilities in Private Lawâ€ 14 Legal Theory 233 (2008)
â€œDuties and Liabilities in Private Lawâ€ 12 Legal Theory 137 (2006)
Company Law and Trusts Law on the LLB
Private law theory