Dr. Nicholas Roberts


Nick Roberts is an Associate Professor in the School of Law at the University of Reading and is School Director of Enterprise, involved with the development of the Schoolâ??s Pro Bono projects. He teaches Equity and Trusts to Law undergraduates, and convenes a module on Commercial Leases. In addition he teaches Property Law to those studying in the School of Real Estate and Planning. He is the author of numerous articles on Property Law topics in The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer and the New Law Journal.

Nick Roberts came to Reading Law School in 2009, having previously been a Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University since 2001. Prior to that he had been in private practice as a solicitor and notary public. He retains a consultancy as Legal Adviser to the Federation of Private Residents' Associations Ltd, a federation of over 500 leaseholders' associations and residents' management companies.

His doctoral thesis, completed at Southampton University, compares commonhold tenure with the variant of leasehold tenure where the freehold is vested in and managed by a Residents' Management Company.


Solicitor and Notary Public (non-practising), FHEA, CTHE (Oxford Brookes), Ph.D. (Southampton), LL.M. (Southampton), B.A. (Cambridge)