Elizabeth Drummond

Stipendiary Lecturer in Law, Mansfield College


Elizabeth completed her undergraduate law degree and BCL at Worcester College, Oxford. Before joining the Faculty, she qualified as a solicitor and practised for three years before moving to the Law Commission as a team lawyer in the Property, Family and Trust Law team. At the Law Commission, Elizabeth worked on the review of the law of intestacy and family provision claims on death, leading to the Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Act 2014. She was also involved with the projects leading to the enactment of the Perpetuities and Accumulations Act 2009 and the Trusts (Capital and Income) Act 2013, and other issues of trust, land and charity law reform.  

Research Interests

Law of Trusts; Land Law; Succession Law

Research projects & programmes

Roman Law Private Law Research Group