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Cambridge Centre for Property Law

 

The Centre is delighted to announce that Professor Brendan Edgeworth, Professor Sarah Nield, Dr Lisa Whitehouse and Professor Chris Willmore are joining as new Fellows.

Chris Willmore qualified and practised as a barrister, before becoming an academic. Her work particularly focuses upon education for sustainability and the concept of a sustainable university. Her UK award winning work on student engagement in city transformation for sustainability won the International Green Gown for Student Engagement in 2017. She is a fellow of the EAUC and of the RSA. 

 

Brendan Edgeworth has been a member of the academic staff at the UNSW Law School since 1989. He has been Director of Teaching, Head of School and Director of Postgraduate Studies.  His research and  many publications cover the areas of law and social theory, and legal history and includes the reform of housing law and property law. His work has been considered by government and law reform bodies, and he has received the UNSW Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence (Postgraduate Research Supervision).

Sarah Nield is Professor of Property Law within Southampton Law School at the University of Southampton. Her current research work focuses on the horizontal impact of human rights, the dynamics of property relations and security interests in property, both to support residential and corporate lending.

 

Lisa Whitehouse is a Reader in Law and has worked at the University of Hull since 1997. 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 has written extensively on the practical operation of housing possession cases and is currently engaged in a project designed to learn more about how occupiers experience arrears and the threat of loss of home.Lisa was recently awarded funding by the Ferens Educational Trust to help set up a student-led clinic designed to provide local occupiers in arrears with information and support.

 

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