Scottish Legal History Group - 6 October 2018

Annual Conference - Saturday 6 October 2018


The 38th Annual Conference and AGM of the Scottish Legal History Group will be held on the above date in the Law Room of the Advocates’ Library, Parliament House, Edinburgh. All welcome.

All those wishing to attend are requested to send a registration form (below) together with the Conference fee of £10.00 (£5.00 for students) to the Secretary, Dr Adelyn Wilson, University of Aberdeen School of Law, Taylor Building, Aberdeen, AB24 3UB.

Registration form for the 38th Annual Scottish Legal History Group Conference


10.30  Coffee

11.00  First Session

Dr Alan MacQuarrie (University of Glasgow)
Supplications to the Papacy in late medieval Scotland

Charles Fletcher (University of Edinburgh)
Continuity and change: the highland estate and the regality court of Grant

12.30  Sherry. Break for Lunch.

2.15  Second Session

Annual General Meeting ... to be followed at 2.30 approximately by:

Prof John Finlay (University of Glasgow)
Charles Rampini (1840-1907): a Scots-Italian advocate in Jamaica and Shetland

3.30  Third Session

Ross MacDonald (University of Edinburgh)
Thinking about family succession law: the Court of Session, social change, and historical analysis, ca. 1830-1950

Dr John MacAskill (Slaughter and May, Edinburgh)
It should not be ‘a matter of £.s.d’: the management of Scotland’s Crown-owned foreshore, 1833-2018

5.00  Close