Dr Michael Crawford

BA/LLB (Hons) (Melb); GDipTax (Melb); BCL (Oxon); PhD (Melb)

Michael researches in the areas of property law and theory, equity and trusts and private law theory. He holds degrees from the University of Melbourne and the University of Oxford. He was recently awarded a PhD for his doctorial thesis, entitled 'An Expressive Theory of Possession', which investigates why simple acts of possession impose non-consensual duties on others.

Prior to commencing postgraduate study, Michael was a solicitor at Mallesons, Stephen Jaques (now King and Wood Mallesons).

Journal articles

Crawford M, 2015, 'Inferences and Intentions in the Law of Trusts', Journal of Equity, vol. 9, pp. 290 - 296

Crawford M, 2014, 'Theft, Trust and Property Rights: Is Equity's Cure worse than the Disease?', Journal of Equity, pp. 338 - 366


Currently Teaching

Equity and Trusts (LAWS2385, JURD7285)

Remedies (LAWS3301)