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Dr David Salmons

Aston Law

lecturer
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.

Phone: +44(0)121 204 3475
Email: d.salmons@aston.ac.uk

Room: SW 713
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Aston Business School, 2010-present

  • Aston Law PhD Director
  • ABS Ethics Committee
  • Aston Law Exams Scrutiny Committee
  • Organiser for the Staff Research Seminar Series
  • Lecturer in Law

University of Birmingham, 2006-2010

  • Tutor: Law of Obligations, Equity and Trusts
  • The Law of Torts
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Introduction to Jurisprudence
  • Business Law
  • Legal Research
  • Society of Legal Scholars
  • Tort Law Research Group
  • Restitution Discussion Group
  • D Salmons, 'Claims for Non-Monetary Benefits: Unjust Enrichment or Estoppel' (2008) 2 Conveyancer and Property Lawyer 173.
  • D Salmons, ‘Vicarious Liability in Tort: A Comparative Perspective – By Paula Giliker’ (2011) Legal Studies, 684.

Forthcoming Publications

  • D Salmons, ‘Claims for Specific Restitution for Mistaken and Fraudulently Induced Transfers’ 
  • D Salmons, 'Certainty of Subject Matter in the Law of Trusts' 

Conference Papers

  • The Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, 'The Availability of Constructive Trusts in Cases of Fraudulently Transferred Money and Mistaken Payments', Bristol University, September 2012.
  • Postgraduate Research Seminar Series at the University of Birmingham, 'A Coherent Doctrine of Estoppel', The University of Birmingham, February 2010
  • The Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, 'Claims for Non-Contractual Services', Keele University, September 2009 
  • Postgraduate Research Seminar Series at the University of Birmingham, 'A Legal Realist Approach to Unjust Enrichment', The University of Birmingham, January 2009
  • The Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, 'Certainty of Subject Matter in the Law of Trusts', London School of Economics, September 2008 
  • Postgraduate Research Seminar Series at the University of Birmingham, 'Overlapping of Legal Concepts: Classifying the Law of Trusts', The University of Birmingham, February 2008
  • Claims for Specific Restitution for Mistaken and Fraudulently Induced Transfers’
    Bristol University, 2012 (Runner up for the best paper from the Restitution section)
  • ‘Claims for Non-Contractual Services’, Keele University, September 2009
  • ‘Certainty of Subject Matter in the Law of Trusts’, London School of Economics, September 2008
    Shortlisted for overall Best Paper Prize, nominated as the best paper from the Trusts and Property section

 

Nominations 

  • One of six papers Shortlisted for Society of Legal Scholars Best Paper Prize, at the SLS Conference 2008 London School of Economics; 'Certainty of Subject Matter in the Law of Trusts'.
  • Runner up for the best paper from the Restitution section for the article Claims forSpecific Restitution for Mistaken and Fraudulently Induced Transfers’
    Bristol University, 2012

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