Brian Sloan

University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge

College Lecturer & Fellow in Law

Grange Road

Cambridge, CB3 9AN

United Kingdom

http://www.robinson.cam.ac.uk/fellows/brian-sloan

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

10 West Road

Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

United Kingdom

http://www.law.cam.ac.uk/people/academic/bd-sloan/409

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Testamentary Freedom: Mutual Wills Might Let You Down

Modern Studies in Property Law, Volume 8, Hart Publishing, 2015, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 45/2015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Aug 2015
Siôn Hudson and Brian Sloan
Miller Sands Solicitors and University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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succession, care, constructive trust, proprietary estoppel, family provision

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Informal Carers and Private Law Introduction

Chapter 1 in B Sloan, "Informal Carers and Private Law" (Hart Publishing, 2012), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 30/2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2013
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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carers, social care, public/private law divide

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Contractualisation of Family Law in England and Wales

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 45/2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2014
Jens M. Scherpe and Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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private ordering, contracts, agreements, children, marriage, civil partnership, cohabitation, alternative dispute resolution

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Burdens, Presumptions and Confusion in the Law on Want of Knowledge and Approval

[2017] Conveyancer & Property Lawyer 440, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 26/2017
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 May 2017 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2017
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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wills, succession, evidence, law reform, judiciary

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The Changing Concept of ‘Family’ and Challenges for Family Law in Ireland

in JM Scherpe (ed), "European Family Law: Volume II" (Edward Elgar, 2016), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 34/2016
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Jul 2016
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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same-sex couples, cohabitation, child law, gender recognition

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Post-Adoption Contact Reform: Compounding the State-Ordered Termination of Parenthood?

[2014] Cambridge Law Journal 378, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 42/2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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child protection, human rights, UNCRC, ECHR, identity, law reform

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Reversing Testamentary Dispositions in Favour of Informal Carers

in B Häcker & C Mitchell (eds), "Current Issues in Succession Law" (Hart, 2016), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 33/2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2016
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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wills, undue influence, care, probate, equity, chancery

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The 'Disinherited' Daughter and the Disapproving Mother

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 24/2016
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Jun 2016
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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succession, family provision, intergenerational justice, charities, testamentary freedom, wills

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The ‘Social Contract’, Care and Inheritance in England and Hong Kong

(2020) 50 Hong Kong Law Journal 139, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 28/2019
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2020
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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social care, carers, inheritance, family, solidarity

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Testamentary Freedom Reaffirmed in the Supreme Court

Cambridge Law Journal, Volume 76, Issue 3, pp. 499-502, November 2017, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 54/2017
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Nov 2017
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, Ilott, Testamentary Freedom, Succession, Family Provision, Intergenerational Justice, Charities

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Primacy, Paramountcy, and Adoption in England and Scotland

In Sutherland and Barnes-Macfarlane (eds), Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Best Interests, Welfare and Well-being (CUP, 2016), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 63/2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Dec 2016
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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Child Protection, Children's Rights, Identity, Judiciary

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Adult Social Care and Property Rights

(2016) 36 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 428, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 24/2015
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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human rights, succession, carers, dignity

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Loving but Potentially Harmful Parents in the Supreme Court

[2014] Cambridge Law Journal 28, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 17/2014
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2015
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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adoption, care, harm, child protection, article 8 ECHR, appeals

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Adoption vs Alternative Forms of Care

The Oxford Handbook of Children and the Law edited by James G. Dwyer due for publication in 2020, Forthcoming., University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 34/2019
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2020
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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child protection, foster care, identity, parenthood, human rights, kinship

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Adoption Decisions in England: Re B (A Child) (Care Proceedings: Appeal) and Beyond

(2015) 37 Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law 437, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 1/2017
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jan 2017
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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Child protection, judiciary, law reform, children’s rights

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The Concept of Coupledom in Succession Law

Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 70, No. 3, November 2011, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 30/2013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Aug 2013
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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succession, inheritance, England & Wales, Ireland, careers, conjugality

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Forfeiture and the Effect of Section 33A of the Wills Act 1837

[2021] Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 34/2020
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2021
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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homicide, succession, inheritance, law reform, property, statutory construction

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A Hippy-Hippy Clean Break?

Published as Brian Sloan (2015). A HIPPY-HIPPY CLEAN BREAK?. The Cambridge Law Journal, 74, pp 218-221 doi:10.1017/S0008197315000550, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 56/2015
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Dec 2015
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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divorce, ancillary relief, limitation of actions, civil procedure

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Informal Care and Private Law: Governance or a Failure Thereof?

(2015) 1 Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law 275, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 16/2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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carers, care-givers, social care, care funding, public/private divide, local authorities, ageing population

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Charges for Charges: Home Sales Under the Care Act 2014

In H Conway & R Hickey (eds), "Modern Studies in Property Law: Volume 9" (Hart Publishing, 2017), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 30/2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jul 2017
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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Social Care, Deferred Payment Agreements, Succession, Local Authorities

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Trusts and Anti-Avoidance Under the Care Act 2014

[2015] Conveyancer and Property Lawyer 489, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 50/2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2015
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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social care, carers, inheritance, local authorities

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Commentary and Judgment on Re C v XYZ County Council

in Stalford, Hollingsworth and Gilmore (eds), "Rewriting Children’s Rights Judgments: From Academic Vision to New Practice" (Hart Publishing, 2017), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 43/2017
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Sep 2017
Brian Sloan and Fenton-Glynn Claire
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge and University of Cambridge
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children's rights, welfare, adoption, identity, parents

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Solidarity Across Generations in England and Wales

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 60/2018, E Kasagi (ed), Solidarity Across Generations (Springer, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2018
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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pensions, care, ageing population, social security

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Post-Adoption Photographs: Welfare, Rights and Judicial Reasoning

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 393-416, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Oct 2011
Kirsty Hughes and Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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adoption, photographs, contact, Adoption and Children Act 2002, Re J (A Child) (Adopted Child: Contact)

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Conflicting Rights: English Adoption Law and the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 40-60, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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Adoption, UNCRC, birth parents, welfare

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Re C (a Child) (Adoption: Duty of Local Authority) – Welfare and the Rights of the Birth Family in ‘Fast Track’ Adoption Cases

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 87-103, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Oct 2011
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge
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Re C (A Child) (Adoption: Duty of Local Authority), parental interests, child welfare, adoption, fast track,

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Keeping Up with the Jones Case: Establishing Constructive Trusts in ‘Sole Legal Owner’ Scenarios

(2015) 35 Legal Studies 226, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 7/2013
Posted: 19 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 10 May 2015
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge

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Jones, Cohabitants, Kernott, Trusts, Family Homes, Judicial Reasoning, Homemaking, Domestic Relationships, Family Property

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Conflicting Rights: English Adoption Law and the Implementation of the UNCRC

[2013] Child & Family Law Quarterly 40, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 30/2011
Posted: 29 May 2011 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2013
Brian Sloan
University of Cambridge - Robinson College, Cambridge

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Adoption, Adoption Act, Adoption and Children Act, UNCRC, UN, United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child