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Christine Davis

Associate Professor in Law, Faculty of Social Sciences


Expertise Summary

Christine Davis read law at the University of Nottingham. She became a lecturer at the University of Nottingham in 1983, obtained a Ph.D. in 1988 and, also in 1988, qualified as a solicitor at a leading City of London firm. She became a Senior Lecturer in 2000. Her major teaching and research interests are in land law, trusts, equity and estoppel and tax law.

Research Summary

Land Law, Equity and Trusts, Estoppel, Tax Law.

Recent Publications

Recent PhD Students

  • DAVIS, C., 2006. The inheritance tax and capital gains tax consequences of informal transfers of rights in land British Tax Review. Issue(4), 458-481
  • DAVIS,C.J., 2003. Mutual will; formalities; constructive trusts Conveyancer and Property Lawyer. 238-247
  • DAVIS, C., 2002. Floating rights Cambridge Law Journal. 61(2), 423-461
  • DAVIS, C. J., 2000. Informal acquisition and loss of rights in land: what justifies the doctrines? Legal Studies. VOL 20(PART 2), 198-221
  • DAVIS,C.J., 1998. Giving with One Hand and Taking Away with the Other: How Far Can a Mortgagor Insist on Selling his Property Journal of Housing Law. 56-58
  • DAVIS, C. J., 1998. The Principle of Benefit and Burden Cambridge Law Journal. VOL 57(NUMBER 3), 522-553
  • DAVIS,C.J. and HUNTER,C., 1996. Purchase of a Family Home under the Right to Buy Provisions: Problems of a Joint Purchase Child and Family Law Quarterly. 8, 313-326
  • DAVIS,C.J., 1996. Proprietary Estoppel: Future Interests and Future Property Conveyancer and Property Lawyer. 193-203
  • DAVIS,C.J., 1995. Estoppel - Reliance and Remedy Conveyancer and Property Lawyer. 409-416
  • DAVIS,C.J., 1995. Abandonment of an Easement: Is it a Question of Intention Only? Conveyancer and Property Lawyer. 291-301
  • DAVIS, CJ and BENNETT, H. N., 1994. Fixtures, purchase money security interests and dispositions of interests in land Law Quarterly Review. VOL 110, 448-484
  • DAVIS, C., 1993. Estoppel: An Adequate Substitute for Part Performance? Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. VOL 13(NUMBER 1), 99
  • DAVIS,C.J., 1992. A Restrictive Approach to Rectification? Conveyancer and Property Lawyer. 293-298

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