Professor William Swadling

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)

University of Oxford, United Kingdom


William Swadling is Professor of Law at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Brasenose College. He chairs the faculty’s teaching groups in Restitution, Trusts, and Personal Property.  He is particularly interested in the intersection between trusts, property, and restitution, and a number of his articles on this topic have been cited in the English, Australian, and Singaporean courts.

He is a founding editor of the Restitution Law Review and has held visiting professorships at Seoul National University, the National University of Singapore, the University of Hong Kong, and Renmin University of China.

Teaching (2024)