GRAY Kevin


Fellow (British Academy), DCL (University of Oxford), LL.D. Ph.D. M.A. B.A. (University of Cambridge), Barrister (Middle Temple), Member (Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé)

Kwa Geok Choo Professor of Property Law
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Faculty of Law 469G Bukit Timah Road Eu Tong Sen Building Singapore 259776
Research Interests

Property law
Theory of property
Social formations

Subjects Taught

Property law

Brief Biodata

Kevin Gray was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1999. He has been a Professor of Law in the University of Cambridge since 1993 and is Dean of Trinity College Cambridge. He was formerly Drapers' Professor of Law in the University of London and a Senior Research Fellow in the University of Oxford. He has held visiting fellowships and professorships at the Australian National University (on numerous occasions) and at the Universities of Leiden, New South Wales, Osaka, Stellenbosch, Tasmania and Tilburg. He has written extensively on property law and theory, family law, human rights and the environment, and is a co-author of Gray and Gray, Elements of Land Law. In 2008 he was awarded a Major Research Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust.

Representative Publications

1. Elements of Land Law (5th edn with S F Gray, Oxford UP 2008)

2. 'Regulatory property and the jurisprudence of the quasi-public trust' (2010) 32 Sydney Law Review 221-241, [2010] Sing JLS 58-86

3. 'Pedestrian democracy and the geography of hope' (2010) 1 Journal of Human Rights and the Environment 45-65

4. The idea of property in land (with S F Gray) in S Bright and J K Dewar (ed), Law and Land: Themes and Perspectives (Clarendon Press 1998) 15 - 51

5. Equitable Property (1994) 47(2) Current Legal Problems 157 - 214

6. Property in Thin Air [1991] Cambridge LJ 252 - 307

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