Fleur Stolker

Junior Research Fellow


Dr Fleur Stolker is a Junior Research Fellow at New College. Fleur is a legal historian, especially interested in the early modern Court of Chancery. She holds a DPhil in legal history from Brasenose College, Oxford. Her thesis examined bankruptcy and insolvency in the early modern Court of Chancery from 1543 to 1628. 

She is currently working on a project on charity law for the Gradel Institute of Charity at New College. She also gives lectures at the Law Faculty in contract law, and gives tutorials in legal history and Roman law at various colleges. She was a stipendiary lecturer in law (teaching Roman law and Trusts) at New College and post-doctoral researcher at the Law Faculty, before taking up her current position.

Fleur also holds a MSt in legal history from St. Catherine's College, Oxford, LLM in Public Law (health law) from the University of Amsterdam, DLS from Magdalen College, Oxford, LLM in Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law and LLB from Leiden University.
She was a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School in 2018 and a Francis Bacon Foundation Fellow at the Huntington Library in 2019. 

Fleur convenes the Oxford Legal History Forum and is a fixed-term research representative in the Equality and Diversity Committee at the Law Faculty. 



Research Interests

Legal history, in particular of the English Court of Chancery

Roman law

Intellectual history 

Early modern history

Charity law