Luke Rostill is Associate Professor of Property Law in the Oxford Law Faculty and Fellow and Tutor in Law at Trinity College. Luke was previously a Supernumerary Teaching Fellow in Law at St John's College, Oxford. He received his MA, BCL and MPhil from Oxford. 

Luke's research is concerned with English property law and property theory.  At present, his work focuses primarily on the nature and consequences of possession, the content of the doctrine of title by possession, and the relationships between possession, title and ownership. 

Luke's teaching interests largely mirror his research interests. He teaches Land Law, Personal Property, Trusts, and A Roman Introduction to Private Law at undergraduate level, as well as the BCL Advanced Property and Trusts course. 


Position Description

Supernumerary Teaching Fellow in Law


Research programmes

Research Interests

Land Law, Personal Property, Medical Law and Ethics

Options taught

Land Law, Trusts, Personal Property, Advanced Property and Trusts, A Roman Introduction to Private Law

Research projects