Monthly Archives: October 2010

Lord Hope speech on the development of contract law

Last week the Institute of Law in Jersey hosted a conference on Contract Law (the programme is here). The conference was considering contract law generally, and the possibility of codification of the area. Among the speakers was Lord Hope who … Continue reading

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Inner House decides interpretation appeal

The Inner House has decided the case of Aberdeen City Council v Stewart Milne Group Ltd in favour of the Council.  The opinion of the Court, delivered by Lord Drummond Young, can be found here:  http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/opinions/2010CSIH81.html This case involves the interpretation … Continue reading

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EU Procurement Law Conference – 8th October 2010

The Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law were delighted to host an EU Procurement Law Conference in conjunction with Burness LLP on the 8th of October 2010. The conference was extremely well attended with well in excess of 100 delegates, ranging … Continue reading

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Incorporation of terms and agency law in the sheriff court

Copland v Brogan 1916 SC 27 was the subject of a (not entirely serious) blog entry in this blog recently, see http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/ecclblog/blogentry.aspx?blogentryref=8358.  The case concerned the standard of care to be expected of a mandatory or agent holding goods under … Continue reading

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