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Professor Simon Cooper LL.B, LL.M, M.Phil, Ph.D

Professor Simon Cooper, LL.B, LL.M, M.Phil, Ph.D

Centre Fellow


Biography:

Professor Simon Cooper, LLB, LLM, MPhil, PhD, Attorney, is Professor of Property Law at Aston University, having formerly taught at Durham University and Cardiff University and, after being called to the New York bar, as Visiting Professor at Stetson University. His doctoral thesis was on comparative registration of title with a focus on rectification and indemnity; his current research concentrates on that topic. In addition, he is also writing on administration of Crown land in Commonwealth countries, building on his experience of advising civil servants and law firms on this area in the Caribbean. He has advised overseas land registry on reforms and is currently consultant to an overseas law reform commission on inheritance reforms. He is the convenor for the property and trusts division of the Society of Legal Scholars.

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Centre Responds to Government Consultation on Leases of Houses

Sep 23, 2017

Simon Cooper, Russell Hewitson and Martin Dixon have responded to the DCLG Consultation Paper on "Tackling Unfair Practices in the Leasehold Market’

Centre Fellows speak at E-conveyancing conference in Ireland

Apr 08, 2017

Simon Cooper, Rod Thomas and Martin Dixon present papers at the NUI Galway Title Registration and E-Conveyancing Conference 2017

MSPL Workshop 10 April 2017

Apr 05, 2017

The Centre will be hosting a one-day workshop on April 10th 2017 at Queens' College

Property Bar Association Day Conference on Land law

Sep 21, 2016

The PBA is holding a mini-conference on Real Property: New perspectives. November 8th, London. To include discussion of land registration, commercial constructive trusts, mortgages, covenants, Coventry v Lawrence and more. Click for further details

New Centre Fellow

Sep 07, 2016

Professor Sergio Nasarre-Aznar joins the Centre. Professor Nazarre completed his M.Phil at Cambridge (Cantab) and is an expert on European property law.

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