Professor Michael Haley

Title: Professor of Property Law
Phone: +44(0)1782 733223
Email: m.a.haley@keele.ac.uk
Location: Chancellor's Building, room CBC 1.006
Role: Admissions Officer
Early Resolution Officer
Contacting me: During office hours without an appointment, or email to make an appointment.

LL.B. (Liverpool) 1977, LL.M. (Leicester) 1981. Solicitor.

Professor of Property Law since 1999

Senator of the University

Michael's research interests focus upon Property Law, including Land Law; Equity and Trusts and Landlord and Tenant Law. His specialist skills lie in the statutory regulation of business tenancies.

Michael is happy to supervise students in the area of Land Law, Equity and Trusts as well as Landlord and Tenant Law.

Selected Publications

  • HALEY MA. 2010. The O’Brien Defence Refined: Legal Rights, Equitable Wrongs and Commercial Responsibilities. Northern Ireland Ledal Quarterly, vol. 61(2), 141-162.
  • Haley MA. 2017. Section 61 of the Trustee Act 1925: A Judicious Breach of Trust?. The Cambridge law journal. doi> link> full text>
  • Haley MA. 2013. Licences of Business Premises: Contract, Context and the Reach of Street v Mountford. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, vol. 64(4), 425-442.
  • Haley MA. 2012. Section 30(1)(g) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954: The Unjust Relegation of Renewal Rights. Cambridge Law Journal, vol. 71(1), 118-146. doi>
  • Haley M and Mcmurtry L. 2011. Equity and Trusts. Sweet & Maxwell.

Full Publications List show

Books

  • Haley M and Mcmurtry L. 2011. Equity and Trusts. Sweet & Maxwell.
  • Haley M and McMurtry L. 2009. Equity and Trusts. Sweet & Maxwell.
  • Haley M. 2007. Land Law.
  • Haley M. 2007. Equity and trusts.
  • Haley MA. 2006. Renewal of business tenancies. Law Society Publishing.
  • Haley MA and McMurtry L. 2006. Equity & trusts.
  • Haley MA. 2004. Equity and Trusts. Sweet and Maxwell, London.
  • Haley MA. 2004. Land Law. Sweet and Maxwell, London.
  • Haley MA. 2004. Which? Way to buy, own and sell a flat. Consumers' Association, London.
  • Haley MA. Haley MA (Ed.). 2004. Which? Way to buy, sell and move house. Consumers' Association, London.
  • Haley M. 2002. Which? Way to buy, own and sell a flat. Which? Books, London.

Journal Articles

  • Haley MA. 2017. Section 61 of the Trustee Act 1925: A Judicious Breach of Trust?. The Cambridge law journal. doi> link> full text>
  • Haley MA. 2013. Licences of Business Premises: Contract, Context and the Reach of Street v Mountford. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, vol. 64(4), 425-442.
  • Haley MA. 2012. Section 30(1)(g) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954: The Unjust Relegation of Renewal Rights. Cambridge Law Journal, vol. 71(1), 118-146. doi>
  • HALEY MA. 2010. Business Tenancies, Redevelopment and the Loss of Renewal Rights: Deconstructing Ground (f). Journal of Business Law, vol. 8, 733-750.
  • HALEY MA. 2010. The O’Brien Defence Refined: Legal Rights, Equitable Wrongs and Commercial Responsibilities. Northern Ireland Ledal Quarterly, vol. 61(2), 141-162.
  • Haley M. 2008. Calculating the Interim Rent: Old Rules, New Rules and Surviving Subsidies. Conv., 114-128.
  • Haley M. 2008. Contracting Out and the Landlord and Tennant Act 1954: The Ascendancy of Market Forces. Conv., 281-294.
  • Haley M. 2008. Easements, Exclusionary Use and Elusive Principles: The Right to Park. Conv., 244-253.
  • HALEY MA. 2007. Occupation and the renewal of business tenancies: fact, fiction and legal abstraction. The Journal of Business Law (UK), 759-777.
  • HALEY MA and McMurty L. 2007. Identifying an Easement: Exclusive Use, De Facto Control and Judicial Constraints. NILQ, vol. 58, 490-504.
  • Haley MA. 2004. Business tenancies: the extinction of renewal rights. Conveyancer, 61-67.
  • Haley M. 2003. Business tenancies: an intention to redevelop?. Journal of Business Law.
  • Haley M. 2003. Business tenancies: real intentions and unrealistic claims. Journal of Business Law.
  • Haley M. 2003. Business tenancies: redevelopment or refurbishment?. Journal of Business Law.
  • Haley MA. 2003. Business tenancies: renewal or redevelopment. Journal of Business Law, 76/82.
  • Haley M. 2003. Business tenancies: the worth of a positive counternotice?. Conveyancer.
  • Haley MA. 2003. Reforming business tenancies: a critique of the current proposals. Journal of Business Law, 252/267.
  • Haley MA. 2003. Section 196 service: fact or fiction?. The Conveyancer, 90/96.
  • Haley M. 2002. Barclay's Bank v O'Brien: A compromise reworked?. Child & Family Law Quarterly.
  • Haley M. 2002. Business tenancies: contracting away compensation rights. The Conveyancer, 77-83.
  • Haley MA. 2002. Business tenancies: proposals, intentions and the tenant's section 26 request. The Conveyancer, 192-198.
  • Haley MA. 2002. Licences of commercial property: a return to form?. Journal of Business Law, 310-316.
  • Haley M. 2002. Renewal of business tenancies: rent and reality. Journal of Business Law, 657-661.
  • Haley MA. 2002. Renewal of business tenancies: rent arrears and disrepair. Journal of Business Law, 316-323.
  • Haley MA. 2002. Section 25 notices: a tenant confused?. The Conveyancer, 292-299.
  • Haley M. 2002. Service of notices; general rules and exceptional circumstances. Journal of Business Law, 662-668.
  • Haley M. 2002. The O'Brien defence: reasonable steps and inadequate advice. The Conveyancer, 499-507.
  • M H. 2001. Book Review. Conveyancer, 439-441.
  • Haley M. 2001. Business leases: holding over periodic tenancies and tenancies at will. Journal of Business Law, 91-96.
  • M H. 2001. Licences of business premises: principle and practicality. Conveyancer, 348-356.
  • M H. 2001. The O'Brien defence: the saga continues. Conveyancer, 430-436.

Chapters

  • Haley M. 2002. Police powers of arrest and investigation. In General Principles of Constitutional and Administrative Law. Alder J (Ed.). Palgrave, London.

Land Law 1

Land Law 2 (Module Leader)

Equity 1 (Module leader)

Equity 2

Business Leases (Module Leader)

Michael is a solicitor of the Supreme Court. He is also the editor of the digest section of the Property, Planning and Compensation Reports.