Teaching the following modules on the LLB:
- Revenue Law
- Equity and Trusts
- Criminal Law
Areas of interestRevenue law remains his major interest, although he has also published somewhat more widely (constitutional law, contract, evidence, land law, procedure, tort, trusts).
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 BCL in 1987, and he was called to the Bar in 1988. His PhD, obtained at Reading in 1994, was on the law relating to tax avoidance.
Academic qualificationsMA (Oxford), BCL (Oxford), PhD (Reading), Barrister
- Wilde, D. (2021) Formalities for declaring trusts of land. Conveyancer and Property Lawyer , 2021 (3). pp. 264-278. ISSN: 0010-8200
- Wilde, D. (2021) The nature of beneficiaries’ rights — can there be a trust to observe a licence over property?. Trusts and Trustees , 27 (3). pp. 208-214. ISSN: 1363-1780 | doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tandt/ttab006
- Wilde, D. and Moore, I. (2021) Charity law’s transition from ‘poverty’ to ‘financial hardship'. Trust Law International , 34 (4). pp. 249-259. ISSN: 0962-2624
- Wilde, D. and Moore, I. (2021) Charitable relief of financial hardship: the public benefit requirement. Private Client Business , 1 pp. 38-44. ISSN: 0967-22BV
- 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: http://dx.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: http://dx.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: 9622624