Category Archives: Property

Access All Areas? May Festival event at the University of Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen’s May Festival runs from Friday 25 to Sunday 27 May. As part of it, I am speaking at a free event on Saturday 26 May at 11:00. This is a panel event, on the topic of … Continue reading

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Residents of Connecticut town offered square foot of Scotland and title of laird – a reply

On 3 April 2018, this article appeared on the website of the Guardian: Residents of Connecticut town offered square foot of Scotland and title of laird. I imagine it was aimed at its US readership, penned as it was by … Continue reading

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Drumlean Access Case – Analysis for ScotWays

This is a blog (sign)post, to allow those who stravaig onto my blog to navigate to something I have written about the right of responsible access in terms of Part 1 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003. I have … Continue reading

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The Prescription (Scotland) Bill – some thoughts

This is a wee blog (sign)post, pointing to some work in relation to a current reform project that is before the Scottish Parliament. The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee of the Scottish Parliament recently issued a Call for Evidence … Continue reading

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Research on interventions to manage land markets and limit the concentration of land ownership

The Scottish Land Commission has just published a Report which it commissioned on interventions to manage land markets and limit the concentration of land ownership in places other than Scotland. It can be accessed here (PDF here). It draws insights … Continue reading

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Evidence on Common Good Property and Funds

This is a mini blog [sign]post about a niche area of Scots property law. Last year I offered a short blog post on “Common Good Property and Funds”, which the Local Government and Communities Committee of the Scottish Parliament was … Continue reading

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Proposed Regulation of Privately-Operated Car Parks (Scotland) Bill

Murdo Fraser MSP has brought forward a “proposal for a Bill to regulate the provision of, and charging for, privately-operated car parking in Scotland” to Holyrood. I have blogged and written about this topic before. As such, I offered a … Continue reading

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