Chris Bevan joined the Law School in 2013 as a Lecturer in Property Law. Prior to this appointment, Chris practised as a common law barrister; specialising in matters of property law, legal professional privilege and family law. Chris read both Law and additionally Modern & Medieval Languages at Christ's College, Cambridge, graduating in 2007 and was awarded his MA (Cantab) in 2012. Chris also has experience as a Tutor on the Bar Professional Training Course and maintains strong connections with the world of legal practice.
Chris' expertise lies in modern land law, trusts and housing. His research interests centre upon the interplay between property law, housing, homelessness and human rights. Chris is the author of Land Law (published March 2018 with Oxford University Press) - an innovative new property law textbook to support undergraduate teaching of land law.
Chris is Director of External Relations for the School of Law; Careers Liaison with the Careers & Employability Service and Faculty Lead on the University's Teaching Excellence Group.
Chris teaches Land Law, Trusts and Social Welfare & The Law as well as supervising PhD students, Dissertations and special projects across his areas of research interest. Chris is the author of… read more
Chris' research interests centre upon the interplay between modern property law, housing, homelessness and human rights law.
BEVAN, C. and COWAN, D., 2016. Uses of Macro Social Theory: A Social Housing Case Study. The Modern Law Review. 79(1), 76–101
BEVAN, C., 2016. Overriding and over-extended? Actual Occupation: A Call To Orthodoxy The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer. 2016(2), 104-117
Chris teaches Land Law, Trusts and Social Welfare & The Law as well as supervising PhD students, Dissertations and special projects across his areas of research interest. Chris is the author of Land Law (published March 2018 with Oxford University Press) - an innovative undergraduate land law textbook.
In 2015, Chris was awarded the prestigious Lord Dearing Award for outstanding achievement in enhancing the student learning experience.
In 2017, Chris won the Staff Oscar for 'Teaching: Best All-Rounder' in the University.
In 2017, Chris was recognised as a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in view of his sustained record of effectiveness in the organisation and leadership of teaching and learning.