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Cambridge Centre for Property Law



Professor Martin  Dixon
Professor of the Law of Real Property, University of Cambridge
Fellow, Queens' College
Director of the Cambridge Centre for Property Law
Honorary Bencher of Lincoln's Inn

Centre Fellows

Associate Professor Christopher  Bevan
Centre Fellow
Associate Professor in Property Law, The University of Nottingham
Professor Elizabeth  Cooke
Centre Fellow
Judge of the Upper Tribunal, Lands Chamber
 Matthew  Jolley
Centre Fellow
Head of Legal Services, and Head of the Property, Family and Trust Law Team, Law Commission
Dr Emma  Lees
Senior Visiting Research Fellow
Professor, European University Institute
Professor Sergio  Nasarre-Aznar
Centre Fellow
Professor of Civil Law and Director of the Housing Chair at the University Rovira i Virgili (Spain). Deputy Judge in the Court of Appeal of Tarragona
Dr Andreas  Televantos
Centre Fellow
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford
Hanbury Fellow and Tutor in Law, Lincoln College
Dr Lisa  Whitehouse
Centre Fellow
Professor of Property Law, Policy and Practice at the University of Southampton
Professor Chris  Willmore
Centre Fellow
Emeritus Professor of Sustainability and Law, University of Bristol


University Associate Professor in Land Law
Yates Glazebrook Fellow in Law at Jesus College,
Professor Paul   McHugh
Professor of Law & Legal History, University of Cambridge
Fellow, Sidney Sussex College
 Brian   Sloan
Fellow in Law, Robinson College

Current research students

Successful Ph.D candidates

Dr Jonathan  Darby
The role of adjudication in the resolution of International environmental disputes and the development of International Environment Law
Dr Riddhi  Dasgupta
Expropriation in international investment and property regimes
Dr Osvlado  Gomez-Martinez
Property rights: growth and development: An in-depth cross-national comparative analysis
Dr Carolyn (Kat)  Grimsley
Implementation of a Global Title Registry
Dr Callistus  Mahama
Institutional and legal arrangements for land development in Ghana
Dr Edward  Ti
Edward Ti is a law lecturer in Singapore Management University. His research interests are planning and real estate law.

Latest news

Mistakes, mispleading and overreaching: understanding title registration and correcting the register

17 March 2022

A discussion of the challenging case of Knight v Fernley , and what it means for our understanding of title by registration under the Land Registration Act 2002 has been published in the latest volume of the Jounral of Property, Planning and Environmental Law (currently on line only until later this quarter). It can be...

MSPL Conference 2022

3 February 2022

Registration for the 2022 Modern Studies in Property Law conference is now open. The conference will be held at St John’s College, Oxford from Tuesday 29th March to Thursday 31st March 2022. On the final day of the conference, the MSPL Postgraduate Conference will be held in the same location. Further information about the...

Report on Housing Possession Cases in the Covid-19 Pandemic

3 February 2022

Lisa Whitehouse, Professor of Property Law, Policy and Practice at the University of Southampton ( ), has published her report on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in housing possession cases in England and Wales. The research, generously funded by the Economic and Social Research Council...