Academic Employment

  • University of Birmingham, United Kingdom Lecturer from January 2018
  • King’s College London, United Kingdom Postdoctoral researcher June 2016-January 2018
  • Oxford University, United Kingdom Doctoral candidate, lecturer and tutor September 2013-January 2018


  • Oxford University, United Kingdom D.Phil. (Doctor of Philosophy)
  • University College London, United Kingdom LL.M (Master of Laws)
  • University College Cork, Ireland BCL International (Bachelor of Laws)

Teaching Experience

  • University of Birmingham, University Lecturer January 2018-Present
  • Lincoln College, Oxford, College Lecturer in Tort Law March 2016-January 2018
  • The Brilliant Club, PhD Tutor July 2015-Present
  • City University of Hong Kong, Tutor in European Competition Law July 2015-August 2017
  • University of Oxford, Graduate Teaching Assistant in Competition Law August 2014-August 2017

Teaching Qualifications

  • Enhanced Teaching Program October 2016-May 2017
  • Developing Learning and Teaching October 2014-February 2015
  • Preparation for Learning and Teaching at Oxford June 2014

Journal Publications

Book Chapters


Case notes

Other Publications


  • Identifying the Frontiers of Public Law Principles: Soft Law and the Normal Justification Thesis (3nd Biannual Public Law Conference: Melbourne, July 2018) (w/P. Daly)
  • Form and substance in the law of torts: explaining the “puzzling” tort of lawful means conspiracy (Obligations Conference: Melbourne, July 2018)
  • Mapping public law on to tax law- the EU Commission, rulings and a prior question of deference (SLS Annual Conference: Dublin, September 2017)
  • Unity in torts through understanding competition law (SLS Annual Conference: Dublin, September 2017)
  • Early career researchers roundtable on administrative justice (University of Sheffield, September 2017)
  • Holding HMRC to account through the tribunals (4th Annual TARC Workshop: Exeter University, April 2017)
  • Holding HMRC to account through the tribunals (SLSA Conference: Newcastle, April 2017)
  • The Unity of Public Law: Tax Exceptionalism (2nd Cambridge Biannual Public Law Conference, September 2016)
  • The (Biased) Role of the Judiciary in Tax Law Reviews (SLS Annual Conference: Oxford, September 2016)
  • Trends in Tax Exceptionalism and Tax Litigation (Journal of Tax Administration and Cambridge Centre for Tax Law Conference: London, July 2016)
  • ESCs: From the Glorious Revolution to Wilkinson (Tax Law History Conference VIII: Cambridge, June 2016)
  • Judicial Review and Tax Exceptionalism (Tax Policy Conference 2016: Cambridge, April 2016)
  • Oversight of HMRC soft-law: lessons from the Ombudsman? (SLSA Conference: Lancaster, April 2016)
  • The control of public power: the need for systemic reform of HMRC soft-law (CJICL Conference: Cambridge, April 2016)
  • The Life and Times of ESCs: a Defence? (OUCBT Doctoral Meeting, September 2015
  • ESCs: the next step? (Durham University PGR Conference, June 2015)
  • The Relationship between Tax Authorities, Large Multinationals and the Public (IBFD Doctoral Conference: Amsterdam, May 2015)
  • Recent Developments in Tax Law on the Doctrine of Ultra Vires (SLSA Conference: Warwick, March 2015)
  • Legitimate Expectations in Tax Law (Tax Law & Policy DG: Oxford, March 2015)
  • Concessions and Expectations (CBT Seminar: Oxford, February 2015)
  • APAs and Settlements: Musings on our Shared History (Trinity Law Colloquium: TCD, February 2015)
  • An Investigation of Revenue Discretion: Difficulties with a fictitious divide (CLRM Conference: Oxford, May 2014)


  • Founder and Convenor of the Tax Law and Policy Discussion Group (Faculty of Laws, Oxford University)
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (United Kingdom)
  • Member of the Socio-Legal Scholars Association (United Kingdom)
  • Member of the Society of Legal Scholars (United Kingdom)

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