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David Wilde

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Teaching the following modules on the LLB:

  • Revenue Law
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Criminal Law

Areas of interest

Revenue law remains his major interest, although he has also published somewhat more widely (constitutional law, contract, evidence, land law, procedure, tort, trusts).


Dr David Wilde has been a lecturer in law at Reading since 1990. He graduated in law from Oxford in 1985, where he also obtained a BCL in 1987, and he was called to the Bar in 1988. His PhD, obtained at Reading in 1994, was on the law relating to tax avoidance.

Academic qualifications

MA (Oxford), BCL (Oxford), PhD (Reading), Barrister

Selected publications

The following article has a free access resource.

Wilde, D. (2020) Valid trust declarations over property not owned by the settlor or over unascertainable property. Trusts and Trustees, 26 (2). pp. 168-175. ISSN 1363-1780 doi:

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