Miss Amy Goymour

Associate Professor in Land Law


I am a University Associate Professor in Land Law at the University of Cambridge, and a fellow at Jesus College. I teaches across a variety of private law subjects within the Cambridge Law Faculty, including Civil (Roman) I, Land Law, Aspects of Obligations, and the Law of Restitution. My primary research interest lies in property law, especially the law of land registration.


Land Law, especially the law of land registration.

Law of Restitution/Unjust Enrichment

Qualifications, Appointments

MA (Cantab); BCL (Oxon)



A Goymour, S Watterson and M Dixon (eds), New Perspectives on Land Registration: Contemporary Problems and Solutions (Hart, 2018).

A Goymour, ‘Remedies for Vindicating Ownership Rights in Real Property’, ch 8 in G Virgo and S Worthington (eds), Commercial Remedies: Resolving Controversies (CUP, 2017).

A Goymour, ‘Bruton v London & Quadrant Housing Trust: Relativity of Title and the Regulation of the ‘Proprietary Underworld’", ch 7 in S Douglas, R Hickey and E Waring (eds), Landmark Cases in Property Law (Hart, 2015).

A Goymour, ‘Gold Harp Properties Ltd v Macleod - Resolving the Tension between the Land Registration Act 2002’s ‘Priority’ And ‘Alteration’ Provisions [2015] Conv 253.

A Goymour ‘Mistaken Registrations of Land: Exploding the Myth of “Title by Registration”’ [2013] CLJ 617.

A Goymour and S Watterson, ‘Testing the Boundaries of Conversion – Account-holders, Intangible Property and Economic Harm’ [2012] LMCLQ 204.

A Goymour, ‘Property and Housing’, ch 12 in D Hoffman (ed), The Impact of the UK Human Rights Act on Private Law (CUP, 2011).

A Goymour, ‘Conversion of Contractual Rights’ [2011] LMCLQ 67.

A Goymour, ‘A Contribution to Knowing Receipt Liability?’ [2008] RLR 113.

A Goymour, ‘Proprietary Claims and Human Rights – a “Reservoir of Entitlement”?’ [2006] CLJ 696.