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John Wightman

Senior Lecturer in Law

Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences

Following a six-year stint as Head of the Law School, I am currently working as Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences. 

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Book section
Wightman, J. and Jackson, N. (2003). Spatial Dimensions of Private Law. In: Current Legal Issues 2002: Law And Geography. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 35-64.
Wightman, J. (2003). Beyond Custom: Contract, Contexts, and the Recognition of Implicit Understandings. In: Campbell, D., Collins, H. and Wightman, J. eds. Implicit Dimensions Of Contract. Oxford: Hart Publishing, pp. 143-186.
McGillivray, D. and Wightman, J. (1997). 'Private Rights, Public Interests and the Environment. In: Justice, Property And The Environment: Social And Legal Perspectives. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 144-160.
Article
Wightman, J. (1998). ‘Nuisance - the Environmental Tort? Hunter v Canary Wharf in the House of Lords’. Modern Law Review.
Wightman, J. (1998). "Negligent Valuers and a Drop in the Property Market: the Limits of the Expectation Loss Principle". Modern Law Review 61.
Review
Wightman, J. (1997). Exploring the boundaries of contract - Halson,R. [Online] 24:450-458.
Wightman, J. (1997). Contract and economic organisation - Campbell,D, Jones,PV. [Online] 24:450-458.
Total publications in KAR: 7 [See all in KAR]
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My research interests lie primarily in the areas of theory, history, and empirical work relating to private law, especially tort and contract.  Projects I am working on include unconscionability and relational contract theory, and the basis of the liability of public bodies. 

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