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Mr Sukhninder Panesar

Mr Sukhninder Panesar

Head of Law School

  • Email address
  • Phone number 01902 32 3149
  • Location Mary Seacole Building
  • Faculty Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Institute University of Wolverhampton Law School
  • Areas of expertise

    Equity and Trusts, Property Law, International Business and Trade Law.

Sukhninder Panesar has substantial teaching, research and management experience in Higher Education. He has over 25 years teaching experience in the areas of Equity and Trusts, Property law and International Business. As well as teaching in the UK, he has taught in many different countries including India, Mauritius, Middle East and Africa.

He has published widely in legal journals and is the author of two books in the field of Equity and Trusts and Property Law.

Property Law.
Equity and Trusts with reference to proprietary claims.
International Commercial Law with reference to regulating foreign direct investment.

Member of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS)

LLM International Economic Law 1992 University of Warwick
LLB Business Law (First Class Honours) 1991 Coventry University

Third Edition of Equity and Trusts to be published November 2016.

Panesar S, Exploring Equity and the Law of Trust (April 2012) 2nd Edition. Harlow, Longman. 846pp ISBN: 9781405835381

Panesar S, Exploring Equity and the Law of Trust (2010) Harlow, Longman. 846pp ISBN: 9781405835381

Panesar S, General Principles of Property Law. (2001) Harlow: Longman. 192 pp. ISBN: 0582423325

Papers in Journals

Panesar S, Equity and the Law of Trust January 2017 3rd Edition. Harlow, Longman.

Panesar S, “Regulating the Multinational Company” Book Chapter in Foreign Investment Law (2016) Edited by C.Sural & E. Omeroglu Published by Seckie Publications.

Panesar, S. ‘Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Equitable Wrongs and Proprietary Remedies: Implications for Commercial Agents’ International Company and Commercial Law Review (2016) Vol. 27 Issue 8.

Panesar, S. ‘The Court’s Role in the Exercise of Trustees Momentous Decisions’ Trusts and Estates Law and Tax Journal (2015) No.163 pp4-6.

Panesar, S. ‘The Common Intention Constructive Trust and the Role of Illegality’ Property Law Journal (2015) No.328 pp26-28.

Panesar, S, ‘The Extent of Expediency under s57 Trustee Act 1925’ (2014) Trusts and Estates and Tax Law Journal, 153.

Panesar S, Steventon B, and Wood J ‘Moving the Law School into the 21st Century – Embedding Technology into Teaching and Learning’ Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2014 Vol 38, Issue I, 107.

Panesar, S, ‘Title Deeds to Land and DMC’ Conveyancer (2014) Vol. 1, 69

Panesar S, ‘Commercial Fraud and Unauthorised Profits’ International Company and Commercial Law Review (2012) 23(8) 259

Panesar, S, ‘Equitable Tracing: A Change in English Law’ (2012) Trusts and Estates Law and Tax Law Journal, 134.

Panesar S, ‘The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and a beneficial interest in land’ (2010) The Conveyancer 2010 Issue 5 at 407.

Panesar S , ‘Revisiting the Rule In Re Hastings Bass’ (2010) Liverpool Law Review Vol. 31 pp.259-272.

Panesar S, & Wood J, 'Adverse possession and Article 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights' (2009) Liverpool Law Review Volume 30 Issue 1 at 77.

Panesar S, 'Acquisition of property through unlawful conduct' (2009) Student Law Review

Panesar S 'Enforcing oral Contracts to develop land in English Law’ (2009) International Company and Commercial Law Review Volume 20 Issue 5.

Panesar S, ‘Surplus funds and unincorporated associations’ (2009) Trust and Trustees Issue 10, December 2008.

Panesar S, ‘Proprietary Estoppel in the Court of Appeal’ (2008)

Panesar S, ‘Proprietary Estoppel in Thorner v Curtis’ [2007] EWHC 2422 Property Law UK

Panesar S, ‘Regulating foreign direct investment’ (2007) Student Law Review Vol.50.

Panesar S, ‘Fiduciary relationships and constructive trusts in a commercial context’ (2005) International Company and Commercial Law Review December 2005 ISSN 0958-5214

Panesar S, ‘Air carriers liability for deep vein thrombosis’ (2004) Journal of Personal Injury Law September 2004 ISSN 1352 7533

Panesar S, ‘Is a ship mortgage inherently different from a mortgage of land?’ (2004) International Company and Commercial Law Review 15 (8) August ISSN: 0958-5214.

Panesar S, ‘Is a clean bill of lading a document of title?’ (2004) Business Law Review July ISSN: 0143-6295.

Panesar S, ‘Quantifying a beneficial interest in non-marital cohabitation’ (2004) Law Teacher 38 (3)

Panesar S, & Foster S, ‘ Prisoners' rights, the Law of Trusts and prisoners' property’ (2003) Justice of the Peace 167 (13) pp. 244-246 ISSN: 0141-5859.

Panesar S, ‘The importance of possession of land’ (2003) Hong Kong Law Journal 33 (3) ISSN: 0378-0600.

Panesar S, ‘The duties owed by a mortgagee when exercising its power of sale (2003) Journal of International Banking Law 18 (8) pp. 338-342 ISSN: 0267-937X.

Panesar S, ‘ Collective investment schemes, breach of trust and distribution of funds’ (2003) International Company and Commercial Law Review 14 (9) pp. 289-293 ISSN: 0958-5214

Panesar S, ‘ A loan subject to distrust and dishonest assistance by third party’ (2003) Journal of International Banking Law 18 (1) January ISSN: 0267-937X.

Panesar S, ‘ Adverse possession of land’ (2002) Liverpool Law Review 24 (3) pp. 237-241 ISSN: 0144-932X.

Foster S, & Panesar S, ‘ The role of estoppel in planning law’ Justice of the Peace 166 (47) pp. 908-910 ISSN: 0141-5859.

Panesar S, ‘ The Trustee Act 2000’ (2001) International Company and Commercial Law Review 12 (6) May ISSN: 0958-5214.

Panesar S, ‘ Theories of private property in modern property law’ (2000) Denning Law Journal.

Panesar S, ‘ The shipment of dangerous goods and strict liability’ (1998) International Company and Commercial Law Review 9 (2) ISSN: 0958-5214.

Panesar S, ‘ Limitation of liability under the Hague rules’ (1998) International Insurance Law Review 2 ISSN: 0968-2090.

Panesar S, ‘ Actual fraud and gross negligence: The scope of trustee exemption clauses’( 1998) Business Law Review 19 (1) ISSN: 0143-6295.

Panesar S, ‘Financial institutions and misdirected funds’ (1997) Journal of International Banking Law 12 (5) May pp. 175-181 ISSN: 0267-937X.

Panesar S, ‘ Constructive trustees in commercial fraud’ (1995) Business Law Review 16 (12) December pp. 251-254 ISSN: 0143-6295.

External Academic Roles

  • External Examiner on the International Foundation Programme at Warwick University.
  • Previously External Examiner on LLM University of Derby.