Tag Archives: environment

Abandonment of land in Scots law, with reference to the Scottish Coal case

This is a blog (sign)post, directing to a note that has just been published in the Edinburgh Law Review on the abandonment of land in Scots law. This is a topic I was studying last year (see this blog post … Continue reading

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An environmental court for Scotland?

This is a short (sign)post to this article in The National today, where I get a quote. The proposal itself has been raised by Donald Cameron MSP of the Scottish Conservatives. Cameron is also an advocate who knows a thing … Continue reading

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Abandoning Principles: The Right (and Wrong) of Abandonment of Land in Scots Law

On Friday 13 October 2017, I will be presenting a paper at the University of Aberdeen. Details of that seminar (and links to other events run by the School of Law) can be found here. The extended abstract of this … Continue reading

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The Scottish Universities Legal Network on Europe: Position Papers

The United Kingdom’s referendum vote to leave the European Union raises many legal questions for Scotland and the other UK jurisdictions about the implementation and implications of Brexit. One initiative that aims to consider these questions is the Scottish Universities Legal … Continue reading

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The Environmental Implications of Redistributive Land Reform

This is first and foremost a signpost blog, to link to the open access version of an article I recently contributed to the Environmental Law Review. Here is the abstract, which sets out the coverage of my analysis. Ownership of … Continue reading

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Notes from the SPEL Conference 2014

As I have matured in years, I have come to terms with not being many things. For example, I am not an astronaut. In less cosmological news, I am not a planning or environmental lawyer. It would be a misrepresentation … Continue reading

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