Private Law PhD and MPhil Supervisors

Gregory Allan

  • Equity
  • Land law
  • Legal history

Barbara Bogusz

  • Land Law

Francois du Bois

  • Comparative Law (general theoretical aspects and private law, esp. law of obligations;
  • Commercial Law (commercial aspects of contract and tort law);
  • Contract Law (including comparative and philosophical/theoretical analysis);
  • Tort Law (including comparative and philosophical/theoretical analysis);
  • Personal Injury Law (including comparative and philosophical/theoretical analysis);
  • Defamation Law (including comparative and philosophical/theoretical analysis);
  • Human Rights and Civil Liberties (impact on private law, esp. law of obligations);
  • Privacy (esp. issues of civil liability and interaction of private law and human rights)

Martin George

  • Land Law (and Property Law more broadly);
  • Conflict of Laws / Private International Law;
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea;
  • Legal Education and Pedagogy

John Hartshorne

  • Issues relating to the Law of Tort, especially the protection of privacy

Nicola Jackson

  • Trusts Law, particularly trustees powers and duties, validity and formation of trusts, and offshore trusts.
  • Aspects of Land Law, such as title registration, overreaching, equitable doctrines such as proprietary estoppel
  • Contract law

Peter Jaffey - peter.jaffey@le.ac.uk

  • Restitution and unjust enrichment
  • The common law and common law reasoning
  • Remedies
  • Theory of contract
  • Private property
  • Private law

Gemma Turton

  • Personal injury law
  • Tort

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