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Professor Martin Dixon MA (Oxon), Ph.D (Cantab), FRSA

Professor Martin Dixon, MA (Oxon), Ph.D (Cantab), FRSA

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

View my research on my SSRN Author page:

https://ssrn.com/author=572064


Research Interests

  • Land Law and land registration: international and comparative
  • Landlord and tenant law
  • The United Nations and international law, with special reference to the Middle East

Research Supervision

Currently supervising a range of Ph.D candidates in aspects of property law as part of the Cambridge Centre for Property Law's research programme. Please contact to discuss proposed research topics.

Key Publications

View my research on my SSRN Author page: 
https://ssrn.com/author=572064 

 

Megarry & Wade: The Law of Real Property (2012) (Sweet & Maxwell) 8th Edition

Ruoff & Roper: The Law of Registered Conveyancing (Sweet & Maxwell) (2014)

Modern Land Law (Routledge) 11th Edition (2018)

Textbook on International Law (2013) (OUP) 7th Edition

Stitching Together Modern Estoppel in Landmark Cases in Land Law Nigel Gravells (Ed), 2013 

Modern Studies in Property Law (Ed) 2005 (Hart Publishing)

Contemporary Perspectives on Property, Equity and Trusts (Ed) (OUP)

Title by registration or conquest: interpreting the Land Registration Act 2002 in England and Wales I.J.L.B.E. 2013, 5(3), 194-206

To sell or not to sell: that is the question: the irony of the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (2011) 70 CLJ 579.

Equitable Co-ownership: Proprietary Rights in Name Only? in E Cooke (Ed), Modern Studies in Property Law Vol. 4

Proprietary and Non-Proprietary Rights in Modern Land Law pp 8 – 28 (Chapter 1) in Land Law: Issues, Debates, Policy, edited by Louise Tee, Willan Publishing (2002).

Proprietary Estoppel and Formalities in Land Law and the Land Registration Act 2002: A Theory of Unconscionability pp 165-182, (Chapter 9) in Modern Studies in Property Law, Vol. 2, edited by E Cooke, Hart Publishing (2003).

Confining and defining proprietary estoppel: the role of unconscionability (2010) 30 Legal Studies 408

Consenting Away Proprietary Rights pp. 181-201, (Chapter 11) in Modern Studies in Property Law, Vol. 1, edited by E Cooke, Hart Publishing (2001).

The Land Registration Act 2002: A Risk Assessment [2003] Conv. 136

Combating the mortgagee's right to possession: new hope for the mortgagor in chains (1998) 18 Legal Studies 279

Other Publications

for full list see http://www.law.cam.ac.uk/people/academic/m-j-dixon/88

 

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Modern Studies in Property Law One-Day Research Event

Jan 10, 2019

Keele University is delighted to be hosting the next one-day MSPL research event on Thursday, 11 April 2019. Click on the item for details and the call for papers.

Government housing and landlord and tenant initiatives

Jan 10, 2019

The Government is currently engaged in a number of consultations and calls for evidence in respect of various housing and landlord and tenant initiatives. Clink on the item for details and how to respond.

New Centre Fellow

Jan 10, 2019

Associate Professor Christopher Bevan joins the Centre. Chris is an expert on land law and currently teaches and researches at Nottingham University

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’

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