Sunday, September 24, 2017
On May 25-26, 2018, the Cambridge University Centre for Property Law will be hosting a conference on regulatory issues in property law. The conference will bring together property law scholars and practitioners from around the world to discuss the most important contemporary issues facing the law of real property. Designed to bring together practitioners and academics, the conference seeks to promote purposeful discussion and build lasting relationships.
A series of panels on May 25 will be followed by a lecture series on May 26. Panel topics include: the role of property as a human and constitutional right; the relationship between property law and environmental law; and the role of real property law research at Universities and the Law Commission. The Saturday lecture series will see distinguished academics and senior members from practice and the judiciary discuss contemporary issues in real property law.
Confirmed speakers and panellists include Nicholas Hopkins (Law Commission), Martin Dixon (Cambridge), Gregory Alexander (Cornell), Susan Bright (Oxford), Tom Allen (Durham), David Elvin QC (Landmark Chambers), Emma Lees (Cambridge), Sjef van Erp (Maastricht), John Lovett (Loyola), Timothy Mulvaney (Texas A&M), Frankie McCarthy (Glasgow), Richard Moules (Landmark Chambers), and Colin Reid (Dundee).
Tickets include both days of the conference with breakfast, lunch, and coffee; a three-course meal in the Old Hall of Queens’ College, Cambridge on Friday 25th May; and a closing drinks reception on Saturday 26th May. Places are limited and cost £225. To book your place, please visit:
Please direct all further enquiries to the conference convenor, Douglas Maxwell, Emmanuel College, St. Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2 3AP, dskm2 at cam.ac.uk.