Tag Archives: Scots law

Scottish Evictions and the Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill

The Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill was published today. It is available on the Scottish Parliament website here (PDF here). Section 2 – the first substantive provision of the bill (with section 1 doing the microbiological needful and defining what is meant … Continue reading

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Landlord and tenant law in a time of crisis – new post for the Strathclyde Law Blog

This is one of my blog (sign)posts, which simply exists to point people somewhere else. In this case, I am pointing people to my first post for the Strathclyde Law Blog. The Strathclyde Law Blog was recently established by the … Continue reading

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New book – Land Reform in Scotland: History, Law and Policy by Combe, Glass and Tindley

Edinburgh University Press recently published an edited collection about land reform in Scotland. I was one of the editors of this book, Land Reform in Scotland: History, Law and Policy, alongside a dream team of co-editors, Jayne Glass and Annie … Continue reading

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Wildcat Haven v Wightman – Defamation

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service’s website has today published a ruling in a case that I have been watching like a hawk for what seems like an age. The Court of Session case of Wildcat Haven Enterprises CIC v … Continue reading

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The management of wild deer in Scotland: Deer Working Group report

The Scottish Government has just published the final report of the Deer Working Group, as detailed in this news release. The report is available as a PDF here. I was one of two external advisers to the group. Needless to … Continue reading

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Scottish Gaelic in Scottish Courts

I’m going to do that thing where I write in English about Gaelic. Three reasons might be offered for this transgression, such as it is, in no particular order. Gaelic coverage of the issue I am discussing is available elsewhere, … Continue reading

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Lord Lovat’s Land Access Lament

I’ve been interested in access to land for long enough now that my friends, online contacts, students, and even occasional randoms bring access-related signs and placards put in place by land managers or news reports of access disputes to my … Continue reading

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