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Biography

Rod Thomas came to academia from the New Zealand bar, practicing in the area of property related disputes. His chief interests are land title fraud, automated land registration, sale of land disputes, tracing and following issues, and strata title ownership.  

He is an academic member of Australian College of Community Association Lawyers. In New Zealand, Rod has advised the New Zealand Law Commission and central government on issues of Torrens title reform, the law of co-ownership, and strata title (unit title) legislation.  

Rod has published extensively over the last 30 years on property related issues and is active in presenting papers and seminars on property related issues and problems. 

 

 

Senior Visiting Research Fellow
Associate Professor Rod  Thomas
Not available for consultancy

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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 ( 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...