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Room: SW 713


David joined Aston Law in September 2010 after completing undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Birmingham, gaining the LLM in commercial law (with distinction).  While studying for his doctorate, David taught Equity and Trusts.  At Aston, he now teaches the Law of Torts and Equity and Trusts.  He is also module leader for the Law of Torts course. David completed his PhD thesis titled ‘The Overlapping of Legal Concepts: A Legal Realist Approach to the Classification of Private Law’ at the University of Birmingham in 2011.  His teaching and research interests include Private Law Classification, Tort Law, Restitution, Trusts, Estoppel and Jurisprudence.


2010-Present Aston Business School

2006-2010 University of Birmingham

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Society of Legal Scholars
  • Tort Law Research Group
  • Restitution Discussion Group

Education/Academic qualification

LLM in Commercial Law, University of Birmingham


Award Date: 20 Jun 2019

LLB in Law, University of Birmingham


Award Date: 20 Apr 2019

PhD in Law (Title: Overlapping of Legal Concepts), University of Birmingham


Award Date: 13 Jul 2011

External positions

Co-convenor for Restitution Section at the Society of Legal Scholars

2018 → …


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