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Professor Warren Barr LL.B (Hons), LL.M(Th), PFHEA

Head of Department & Professor of Law Law

Research

Charity Law

Particularly on issues relating to charities making effective use of property, and the interface between charity law and property law. Warren is interested in the relationships between charities, their property holdings, and the difficulties that arise in managing this relationship.

Social Housing

As a subset of charity law, with a particular interest in the role played by charities in provision and policy to the disadvantaged. Warren has published extensively on the involvement of charities in housing, particularly in relation to the mentally vulnerable, and has carried out empirical research into the experience of charities in this area.

Property Law

General issues, but particularly relating to the boundary lines between property and contractual concepts and landlord and tenant issues.

Research Group Membership

Research Grants

Housing the mentally vulnerable: the role of charities.

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

August 2003 - December 2004