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UK Fellow, Law, elected in 2008

Professor Kenneth Reid FBA

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About this Fellow

The law of property, both in Scotland and as part of European private law; doctrinal legal history, especially of the 18th and 19th centuries; law reform; mixed jurisdictions

Website: http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/staff/kennethreid_68.aspx

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Scots Law at the University of Edinburgh

Past Appointments

  • Scottish Law Commissioner, Scottish Law Commission, 1995 - 2005
  • Visiting Professor, Tulane University Law School, 2003
  • Professor of Property Law, University of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, 1994 - 2008
  • Lecturer/senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, 1980 - 1994
  • Professor of Scots Law at the University of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, 2008

Publications

The Abolition of Feudal Tenure in Scotland 2003

The Law of Property in Scotland (Principal author) 1996

'The Idea of Mixed Legal Systems' Tulane Law Review, vol 78, 5-40 2003

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Professor Conor Gearty

The theory, law and practice of human rights; the law and practice of civil liberties; the study of terrorism in all its legal, political, historical and international relations aspects

Professor James Fawcett

Private International Law: principles, theory and comparative aspects; application to intellectual property and international sale of goods; influence of human rights law on private international law