Mr Scott Styles

Mr Scott Styles
MA (Aberd), LLB, Dip LP (Edin)

Senior Lecturer

Mr Scott Styles
Mr Scott Styles

Contact Details

work +44 (0)1224 272432
fax +44 (0)1224 272442
The University of Aberdeen Taylor Building, Room D47


Mr Styles joined the Faculty after holding lectureships in Private Law in the universities of Edinburgh and Dundee. His interests are Jurisprudence, Commercial Law, Oil and Gas Law, and the Scottish Legal Tradition. He was formerly the assistant editor of Daintith and Willoughby's United Kingdom Oil and Gas Law and is still one of its contibuting authors. His published research has appeared in the following journals: Oxford Journal of Legal Studies; Juridical Review; Journal of the Law Society of Scotland; and Scots Law Times. He contributed the chapter on 'Liferent and Fee' in the Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia of the Laws of Scotland and is uthor of the entires on the Judiciary, Churhc and State and the Scottish Executive. He has a wide range of resecah intersts including contract law, oil and gas law, securities, medical ethics and the role of the judiciary.  


Teaching Responsibilities

Scott Styles is course co-ordinator for the following courses.

Contract LS1520

Introduction to German Law LS2513

Honours Contract Law LS4069

Honours Law and Medical Ethics LS4553/LX4553

Scott Styles also contributes to the teaching of Oil and Gas Law at Honours and Masters level

Further Info

PhD Supervision Interests

Mr Styles is interested in supervising research students working in the following areas: commercial law, legal theory, and oil and gas law.