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COVID-19 and the Frustration of Leases on Grounds of Illegality

[This blog is an extract of a much fuller article on Frustration available online from the University of Aberdeen  Centre for Scots Law]

 

Contract Law and Frustration

Certainty of performance is at the heart of contract law, as Lord Hope remarked

 “…the maxim pacta sunt servanda [‘agreements must be…

Published by School of Law, University of Aberdeen

The Scottish Tenement; Past, Present and Future

Professor Ken Reid notes in his Property (Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia vol. 18) at para 277 that ‘[t]enements or 'lands' were in widespread use in Scotland as early as the sixteenth century. But despite this long history they are little discussed by juristic writers…

Published by School of Law, University of Aberdeen

Anent Daies & Monthis &c.: Minimum Notice Period Agreements in the New Private Residential Tenancy

Dr Douglas Bain and Mitch Skilling here unpick an interesting tenants’ notice clause in a Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) under the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 and reach some broader conclusions.

In any university town, students will make up a large part of the private rented sector’s consumer pool.…

Published by School of Law, University of Aberdeen

The Upper Tribunal for Scotland: Another New Bookmark

This blog post is a follow-up to a previous post by Mitchell Skilling and Douglas Bain from June 2018.

The Upper Tier Tribunal for Scotland is the appellate court of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland’s various Chambers, as established by the Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 10). Prior to April…

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