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Lecturer in Law, Lancaster University

Ben Mayfield is a Lecturer in Law at Lancaster University. He specialises in land and property law, teaching courses in Land and Property Law, Equity and Trusts and Contract Law.

Ben also has a particular interest in environmental law, law and politics and legal history. Much of his research concerns the influence of pressure groups and commercial lobbies on the emergence of public policy.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Law, Lancaster University


  • 2012 
    Lancaster University, PhD


  • 2017
    The Tragedy of the House of Commons, Legal Studies
  • 2012
    Uncommon Confusion, The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer
  • 2010
    Access to Land, Statute Law Review
  • 2010
    Reclaiming the Rural Artefact, Law and Humanities
  • 2009
    Troubled Waters, Liverpool Law Review

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy