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Competing Rights


From: The Law of Property


In this chapter, the author deals with cases in which the dispute is between

people who undoubtedly have property rights to the same thing, but

their rights are incompatible with one another.



Robert Chambers

Robert Chambers is a professor at Thompson Rivers University. He practised as a barrister and solicitor in Alberta before obtaining his DPhil from the University of Oxford. He has been teaching and writing about property law for over twenty-five years in Canada, England, and Australia. He was Professor of Private Law at King’s College London, Professor of Property Law at University College London, a professor at the University of Alberta, and a senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne. He is also the author of Resulting Trusts (Oxford, 1997) and An Introduction to Property Law in Australia, 4th ed (Sydney, 2019).