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Dr Timon Hughes-Davies

Senior Lecturer

Amory 103G


Timon Hughes-Davies is a Senior Lecturer (education & scholarship) in Law. 

He teaches on the Law of Torts, the Law of Trusts and the Medical Law and Ethics modules.

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My research interests include trusts and, in particular, the basis of implied trusts and the role of equity in providing proprietary remedies, and have published work on the Quistclose Trust. I am also interested in medical law and, in particular, mental health law and the use of coercion to enforce treatment without consent.

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I took my first degree in Chemistry at Oxford University in 1984. In 1988, I was awarded a doctorate from Oxford for my thesis on the use of X-ray reflection to study liquid surfaces. I worked in industry and in the voluntary sector before returning to university in 2007, taking a GDL at Bournemouth University, followed by the LPC.

In 2010, I was appointed to a post at Bournemouth University, teaching Equity and Constitutional and Administrative Law. I joined the Penryn Campus of the School of Law at the University of Exeter in 2011 In 2013, I moved to the Streatham Campus. I am module convenor for the Trusts and the Medical Ethics and Law modules, and I teach of the Law of Torts module.

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