BCL, MA (Oxford); Solicitor
Role or Position
Tutor in Law
John Cartwright read Classics (Honour Moderations), Law (Finals), and the BCL at Christ Church between 1977 and 1982. He has been Tutor in Law at Christ Church since 1982. In the University he was Lecturer in Law from 1982 to 2004, Reader from 2004 to 2008, and is now Professor of the Law of Contract. In 2007 he was appointed as Professor of Anglo-American Private Law at the University of Leiden, a Chair which he holds part-time alongside his Oxford appointments, and since 2002 he has been professeur invité at the University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas).
He was Junior Censor at Christ Church from 1995 to 1997, and Senior Censor from 1997 to 1999.
He is the academic director of the Law Faculty's student exchange programmes.
Contract, Comparative Law (English/French Law of Contract), Land Law, Tort and Roman Law.
He has been a member of the Trento Project on the Common Core of European Private Law since 1995 and (with Professor Martijn Hesselink, University of Amsterdam) has edited a volume within the Trento Project on Precontractual Liability in European Private Law.
Anson’s Law of Contract : 29th edn (jointly with J. Beatson and A. Burrows), Oxford University Press, 2010
Maudsley & Burn’s Land Law Cases and Materials : 9th edn (jointly with E. H. Burn), Oxford University Press, 2009
Contract Law: An Introduction to the English Law of Contract for the Civil Lawyer : Hart Publishing, 2007
Misrepresentation, Mistake and Non-Disclosure (2nd expanded edition of Misrepresentation) : Sweet & Maxwell (Contract Law Library), 2006
Cheshire & Burn's Modern Law of Real Property : 17th edn (jointly with E.H. Burn), Oxford University Press, 2006
Misrepresentation : Sweet & Maxwell (Contract Law Library), 2002