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Lisa Whitehouse is Professor of Property Law, Policy and Practice at the University of Southampton. She graduated from Hull in 1993 with a First Class Honours Degree in Law and completed her PhD examining the law of mortgage in 1999. She moved to the Law School at Southampton in January 2022.

Biography

Lisa Whitehouse is Professor of Property Law, Policy and Practice at the University of Southampton. She graduated from Hull in 1993 with a First Class Honours Degree in Law and completed her PhD examining the law of mortgage in 1999. She moved to the Law School at Southampton in January 2022.

 

She has written extensively on the practical operation of housing possession cases and recently completed an ESRC funded project examining the court system’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in housing possession cases (see https://homematters.wordpress.hull.ac.uk/). Her next project, funded by the abrdn Financial Fairness Trust, will explore the issue of occupier engagement in the arrears and possession process.

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Professor of Property Law, Policy and Practice at the University of Southampton
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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 ( L.A.Whitehouse@soton.ac.uk ), 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...