Dr David Wilde
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Dr. David Wilde currently teaches the following courses on the LL.B programme:
LLB: Revenue Law; Equity and Trusts; Criminal Law
Areas of Interest
Revenue law remains his major interest, although he has also published somewhat more widely (constitutional law, contract, evidence, land law, procedure, tort, trusts).
Research groups / Centres
- Wilde, D. (2020) Secret trusts: dehors the Wills Act (not the will). Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, 2020 (2). pp. 163-176. ISSN 0010-8200
- Wilde, D. (2020) The three certainties required to declare a trust – or is it four? "Distributional certainty". Cambridge Law Journal, 79 (2). pp. 349-359. ISSN 0008-1973 doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0008197320000264
- Wilde, D. (2020) Valid trust declarations over property not owned by the settlor or over unascertainable property. Trusts and Trustees, 26 (2). pp. 168-175. ISSN 1363-1780 doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/tandt/ttz136
- Wilde, D. (2020) Can arbiters resolve conceptual uncertainty regarding trust beneficiaries? Trust Law International, 33 (4). pp. 174-185. ISSN 09622624
M.A. (Oxford), B.C.L. (Oxford), Ph.D. (Reading), Barrister
Dr. David Wilde has been a lecturer in law at Reading since 1990. He graduated in law from Oxford in 1985, where he also obtained a B.C.L. in 1987, and he was called to the Bar in 1988. His Ph.D., obtained at Reading in 1994, was on the law relating to tax avoidance.