Malcolm joined the School following a period as a solicitor in private practice, during which time he spent eight months on secondment to the investment arm of a FTSE 100 company. He previously tutored on a part-time basis at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Aberdeen.
Malcolm is the Faculty Director of Casus Omissus, the Aberdeen Law Project, putting him in a supervisory role of the student run pro bono legal advice centre.
In June 2013, Malcolm was appointed an adviser to the Land Reform Review Group.
Combe, MM. (2012). 'Human rights, limited competence and limited partnerships: Salvesen v Riddell'. Scots Law Times, pp. 193-200.
Combe, MM. (2011). 'Ruaig an Fhèidh: The prospects for a challenge to the legislation on which the crofters of the Pairc Estate rely in their land rights dispute with their landlord'. Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, vol May 2011, pp. 54-55.
Combe, MM. (2010). 'Access to Land and to Landownership'. Edinburgh Law Review, vol 14, no. 1, pp. 106-113., http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/E1364980909000912
Combe, MM. (2010). 'Crofting, Nominee Sales and the Separation of Powers'. Edinburgh Law Review, vol 14, no. 3, pp. 458-463., http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/E136498091000168X
Combe, MM. (2008). 'No Place Like Home: Access Rights Over Gardens'. Edinburgh Law Review, vol 12, no. 3, pp. 463-468., http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/E1364980908000735
Carey-Miller, DL. & Combe, MM. (2006). 'The Boundaries of Property Rights in Scots Law: Report to the XVIIth Congress of Comparative Law, July 2006'. Electronic Journal of Comparative Law, vol 10, no. 3, pp. 1-26.
Combe, MM. (2006). 'Parts 2 and 3 of the land reform act (Scotland) Act 2003: A Definitive Answer to the Scottish Land Question?'. Juridical Review, vol 2006, no. 3, pp. 195-227.
Combe, MM. (2006). 'No Place Like Holme : Community Expectations and the Right to Buy'. Edinburgh Law Review, vol 11, no. 1, pp. 109-116.
Combe, MM. (2011). 'Review of Andy Wightman, 'The Poor had no Lawyers: Who Owns Scotland (and how they got it)''. Environmental Law Review, vol 13, no. 3, pp. 242-243., http://dx.doi.org/10.1350/enlr.2011.13.3.131
Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings
Combe, MM. & Bain, D. (2012). 'Leases'. in HL MacQueen (ed.), Gloag and Henderson: The Law of Scotland. 13 edn, W Green, Edinburgh, pp. 845-921.
Combe, MM., Carey-Miller, DL., Steven, AJM. & Wortley, S. (2009). 'National Report on the Transfer of Moveables in Scotland'. in W Faber & B Lurger (eds), National Reports on the Transfer of Movables in Europe Volume 2: England and Wales, Ireland, Scotland, Cyprus. Sellier European Law Publishers, Munich, pp. 297-470.
Books and Reports
Combe, MM. (2013). 'Commercial Law Essentials'. 2 edn, Dundee University Press.