Alexandra Braun

School of Law, University of Edinburgh

Lord President Reid Professor of Law

Old College

South Bridge

Edinburgh, EH8 9YL

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

The State of the Art of Comparative Research in the Area of Trusts

in M Graziadei and LD Smith (eds) Comparative Property Law: Global Perspectives (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing 2016) (Forthcoming)., Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 61/2015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh
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Trusts, Comparative Trust Law, Property Law.

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Symposium: Reforming Intestate Succession Law

(2020) 24(1) Edinburgh Law Review (Forthcoming), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
School of Law, University of Edinburgh , University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh - School of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, University of Edinburgh, University of Innsbruck and University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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succession law, intestacy, surviving spouse, matrimonial property, cohabitants, law reform, comparative law, Scotland

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Exploring the Boundaries of Succession Law

AJM Steven, RG Anderson and J MacLeod (eds), Nothing so Practical as a Good Theory. Festschrift for George L Gretton (Avizandum Publishing 2017) 294-307, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2018/16
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 May 2018
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh
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law, succession law, will substitutes, donatio mortis causa, wills, probate, testamentary dispositions, life insurance, pension schemes, trusts, creditors, dependants

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The Value of Communication Practices for Comparative Law: Exploring the Relationship between Scotland and England

(2019) Current Legal Problems 1, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2019
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh
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comparative law, legal transplants, communication practices, mixed legal systems, Scotland, England, circulation of legal ideas, influence, legal history

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Testamentary Promises between Selflessness and Self-interest

Alexandra Braun, ‘Testamentary Promises Between Selflessness and Self-interest’, in A-S Hulin and R Leckey (eds), L’abnégation en droit civil (Montreal: Éditions Yvon Blais, 2017) 21-49.
Posted: 08 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2017
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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Testamentary promises, gratuitous promises, gifts, bequests, inheritance, motives, selflessness, self-interest, reliance, formalities, law, legal history, sociology, anthropology, economics

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Pension Death Benefits: Opportunities and Pitfalls

in B Häcker and C Mitchell (eds), Current Issues in Succession Law (Hart Publishing 2016) 231-256, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 48/2016
Posted: 21 Jul 2016
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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Will substitutes, Pensions, death benefits, wills, succession, estate planning, pension nominations, Pensions Ombudsman, superannuation schemes, trustees, discretionary powers, taxation

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Exploring Means of Transferring Wealth on Death: A Comparative Perspective

in A Braun and A Röthel (eds), Passing Wealth on Death. Will-Substitutes in Comparative Perspective (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2016) 323, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 40-2016
Posted: 11 Jun 2016
Alexandra Braun and Anne Roethel
School of Law, University of Edinburgh and Bucerius Law School

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wills, will-substitutes, estate planning, life insurance, pensions and retirement plans, joint tenancy, trusts, foundations, clauses in partnership agreements, gifts mortis causa, TOD bank accounts, powers of attorney, creditors, dependants, tax avoidance

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Passing Wealth on Death. Will-Substitutes in Comparative Perspective

A Braun and A Röthel (eds), Passing Wealth on Death. Will-Substitutes in Comparative Perspective (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2016), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 38/2016
Posted: 11 Jun 2016
Alexandra Braun and Anne Roethel
School of Law, University of Edinburgh and Bucerius Law School

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wills, will-substitutes, estate planning, life insurance, pensions and retirement plans, joint tenancy, trusts, foundations, clauses in partnership agreements, gifts mortis causa, TOD bank accounts, powers of attorney, creditors, dependants, tax avoidance

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Will-Substitutes in England and Wales

A Braun and A Röthel (eds), Passing Wealth on Death. Will-Substitutes in Comparative Perspective (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2016) 51-77, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 39/2016
Posted: 04 Jun 2016
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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wills, will-substitutes, estate planning, pension schemes, life insurance, joint tenancy, donatio mortis causa, revocable trusts, probate, creditors, dependants

10.

Intestate Succession in Italy

KGC Reid, MJ De Waal and R Zimmermann (eds), Comparative Succession Law, volume 2. Intestate Succession (Oxford, OUP 2015) 67-95, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 61/2015
Posted: 29 Nov 2015
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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Intestacy, presumed intention, comparative law, legal history

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The Framing of a European Law of Trusts

L. Smith (ed.), The Worlds of the Trust (CUP, Cambridge 2013) 277-304 , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 92/2013
Posted: 21 Oct 2013
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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Trusts, Hague Trusts Convention, harmonization, DCFR, protected funds

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The English Codification Debate and the Role of Jurists in the Development of Legal Doctrines

M. Lobban and J. Moses (eds.), The Impact of Ideas on Legal Development (series Comparative Studies in the Development of the Law of Torts in Europe - vol 7), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012, 204–225. , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2/2013
Posted: 14 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2013
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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codification, legal scholarship, codifying Acts, sources of law

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Testamentary Freedom and Its Restrictions in French and Italian Law: Trends and Shifts

Freedom of Testation/Testierfreiheit, R. Zimmermann, ed., Mohr Siebeck, pp. 57-84, 2012, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1/2013
Posted: 14 Jan 2013
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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succession law, freedom of testation, comparative law

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Formal and Informal Testamentary Promises: A Historical and Comparative Perspective

Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law (RabelsZ), Vol. 76, pp. 994-1021, 2012, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 65/2012
Posted: 05 Nov 2012
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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Towards a Greater Autonomy for Testators and Heirs: Some Reflections on Recent Reforms in France, Belgium and Italy

(2012) 3 Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht 461-483, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 51/2012
Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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Testamentary Formalities in Italy

TESTAMENTARY FORMALITIES, pp. 120-141, K.G.C. Reid, M.J. De Waal, R. Zimmerman, eds., OPU, 2011, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 9/2012
Posted: 11 Feb 2012
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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Italy: The Trust Interno

THE INTERNATIONAL TRUST, Third Edition, pp. 787-817, D. Hayton, ed., Jordan Publishing, 2011, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 8/2012
Posted: 11 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2012
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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Trusts in the Draft Common Frame of Reference: The ‘Best Solution’ for Europe?

Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 70, pp. 327-352, 2011, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 41/2011
Posted: 18 Jul 2011
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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Judges and Academics: Features of a Partnership

FROM HOUSE OF LORDS TO SUPREME COURT. JUDGES, JURISTS AND THE PROCESS OF JUDGING, pp. 227-253, J. Lee, ed., Hart Publishing, 2010, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19/2011
Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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Burying the Living? The Citation of Legal Writings in English Courts

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 58, pp. 27-52, 2010, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2/2010
Posted: 19 Jan 2010
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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21.

Revocability of Mutual Wills

Exploring the Law of Succession, pp. 208-225, 2007 , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1/2008
Posted: 21 Jan 2008
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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Professors and Judges in Italy: It Takes Two to Tango

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 26, pp. 665-681, 2006, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 58/2006
Posted: 19 Dec 2006
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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Professors and Judges in Italy: It Takes Two to Tango

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 665-681, 2006
Posted: 17 Jul 2008
Alexandra Braun
School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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