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Dr Irit Samet

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Irit Samet is a Senior Lecturer in the Dickson Poon School of Law, which she joined in 2008. She was previously a Lecturer in Law at Mansfield College, Oxford (2006-2007), and a lecturer at the University of Essex (2008). She read law and philosophy in Israel, and completed her doctorate at the University of Oxford.

Research interests

Irit’s main research interests are the theory of private law and the interface between moral theory and the law of Equity.

Selected publications
  • 'Fiduciary Loyalty as Kantian Virtue' forthcoming in Andrew Gold & Paul Miller eds. Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (OUP, 2014)
  • 'The Morality of Proprietary Estoppel Samet-Porat, I. 2013 The Philosophical Foundations of Property Law . Penner, J. M. & Smith, H. (eds.). Oxford Univeristy Press'
  •  What Conscience Can Do for Equity’ 3(1) Jurisprudence (2012), p,13.
  • 'The form of Evil' 14 Kantian Review (2010) p.93-117.
  • ‘Locus Poenitentiae: Repentance, Withdrawal and Luck’ in C. Mitchell Constructive and Resulting Trusts (Hart, Oxford, 2010) p. 335-368
  • ‘Guarding the Fiduciary’s Conscience’ 29 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (2008)

View full list of Dr Samet’s publications.



  •  Law of Trusts
  •  Law of Property


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