John Picton

John Picton


  • Reader in Law, Law

Personal profile


I research charitable trusts and organisations. My current interests include charity law reform, the character and decline of the traditional black letter 'mapping project' in charitable trusts law, and the motivational drive to legacy through charity.

For media, opinion and critical writing, see my blog and for charity law in the news, see my Twitter.

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Trustee board member for the Brain Charity

Co-convenor of the Property and Trusts Stream at the Society of Legal Scholars

Member of the Charity Law Association

Honorary member of the Charity Law and Policy Unit

Further information

Office 3.21, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL

Areas of expertise

  • K Law (General)


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