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Christina Walton

Senior Lecturer


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Christina graduated from Oxford University in 2007 with a Double First in Jurisprudence and a university award - the Martin Wronker Prize - for achieving the highest mark in Trusts.  She went on to study for a Philosophy MA at King's College, London, which she passed with Distinction, and to teach Land Law and Trusts at her alma mater: Lincoln College, Oxford.  After a brief spell as a finance trainee at Slaughter and May, Christina returned to teaching; this time, for a number of Oxford and Cambridge colleges. She joined Exeter University in September 2014 and has since won the Law School's "Best Lecturer" award (2015; 2016) and the Student Guild's "Best Lecturer in the University" award (2016).  In 2017, she received a "Rewarding Excellence" Gold Award for her contribution to teaching and leadership.  Christina is the Law School Head of Admissions and Director of Law School Community. She convenes the Land Law module and teaches on the Trusts law module.

Research interests

Christina researches in the field of Charity Law.  She is currently exploring the requirement (Charities Act 2011 s.1(1)(a); s.2(1)(b)) that charitable status can only be attained by an organisation if established exclusively for purposes beneficial to the public.

Research supervision

Christina is happy to supervise research students in the field of Charity Law.

Modules taught