Dr Frederick Wilmot-Smith
MA, BCL, MPhil, DPhil
Quondam Fellow since 2018
I am interested in a number of issues concerning the philosophy of private law, including its intersection with ethics and epistemology. At the moment, my main project in this domain is a book on unjust enrichment. I am also interested in the theoretical commitments of a legal system, and their implications for topics such as legal aid.
- Eldon Scholar (2017)
- Examination Fellow, All Souls College (from 2011 to 2018)
- Vinerian Scholar (2010)
- Postgraduate, Balliol College, Oxford (from 2009 to 2011)
- Undergraduate, Christ's College, Cambridge (from 2005 to 2009)
- My principal research interests concern the law of obligations and the structure of legal systems (including topics such as legal aid).
- ‘Termination After Breach’ Law Quarterly Review 2018, 134 (Apr), 307-325
- ‘Should the Payee Pay?’ Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, (2017) 37(4), p. 844-861
- 'Reconsidering "Total" Failure' (2013) 72(2) Cambridge Law Journal 414.