Dr Douglas Bain

Dr Douglas Bain
Dr Douglas Bain

Dr Douglas Bain

PhD LLM LLB BA Dip LP

Lecturer (Scholarship)

About

Biography

PhD (Aberdeen University), LLB (Aberdeen University), LLM (Aberdeen University), BA (RGIT), Dip LP (Aberdeen University), Certificate in Management (Nottingham Trent University).

1980-1983, full-time sabbatical officer, RGIT Student Association.  1984-1987, trainee in housing management, Gordon District Council.  1987-2003, housing aid worker (later area manager), Shelter Scotland.  2003-2006 advice volunteer, Aberdeen Cyrenians. 2003-2014, advice standards auditor – Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice, Michael Bell Associates Research & Consultancy.

Aberdeen University, Tutor (2006-), Research Assistant (2006-2008), Teaching Fellow (2012-2015), Lecturer (Scholarship) (2015 - ).

Douglas is the honours co-ordinator for the Law School.

Internal Memberships

Honours co-ordinator, Year 4 group co-ordinator, Law School Copyright Officer, Law School/Aberdeen Student Law Project liaison.

Research

Research Overview

Leases, co-ownership

PhD - The Use and Management of Common Property in Land in Scotland (http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?did=2&uin=uk.bl.ethos.600112)

LLM - The Regulation by Statute of Complaints Against Solicitors in Scotland

Publications

  • (Bain D., Carey Miller D.), Scottish reports in Protection of Immovables in European Legal Systems, 2015. Eds. Sonia Martin Santisteban and Peter Sparkes.
  • (Bain D.), Note: Land Reform (Scotland) Bill, (2015) 170 SPEL 85.
  • (Bain D., Bury C.), Golf and the Right to Roam, Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, Nov. 2013.
  • (Bain D., Bury C.), A Home is a Home, SCOLAG, pp.4 - 6, 2013
  • (Bain D., Bury C.), A, B and C → A, Revisited, 2013, Juridical Review,  2013
  • (Bain D., Combe M.), ‘Leases’ in Gloag and Henderson: The Law of Scotland, 13th ed, 2012. Eds. Lord Eassie and Hector L MacQueen
  • (Bain D., Paisley, R.), ‘Land Ownership’ in Gloag and Henderson: The Law of Scotland, 13, 2012. Eds. Lord Eassie and Hector L MacQueen
  • (Bain D., Bury C.), 'Mere Squatters?’ Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, Nov. 2012.
  • (Bain D., Bury C.), 'Hunter v Tindale, Tenement Disrepair?', Juridical Review, 3, pp.251 - 262, 2012
  • (Bain D., Bury C.), Trapped by the Wildlife Act, Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, Aug. 2012
  • (Bain D., Bury C.), Souvenirs of Scotland, Aberdeen Student Law Review, 2012
  • (Bain D., Bury C.), Nelson v Kinnaird: Vigilantibus et non dormientibus jura subveniunt down on the farm, S.L.G, 80(1), pp.16 - 20, 2012
  • (Bain D., Ross M.), Report on Evaluation of In-Court Mediation Schemes in Glasgow and Aberdeen Sheriff Courts, Scottish Government, Social Research, 2010
  • (Bain D.), A new day dawning for professional complaints? Part 1, SCOLAG, pp.274 - 276, 2008.  Part 2, SCOLAG, pp.298 - 301, 2008.
  • (Bain D., Carey Miller D.), ‘Property: General Matters’, ‘Movable Property: Corporeal’, ‘Land Ownership’ in Gloag and Henderson: The Law of Scotland, 12th ed, 2007. Eds. Lord Coulsfield and Hector L MacQueen.
  • (Bain D., Van der Merwe C G.), The fish that got away: some reflections on Valentine v Kennedy, Edinburgh Law Review, 12(3), pp.418 - 428, 2008.

Current Research

Work In Progress

  • (Bain D., Combe M.), ‘Land Ownership’ and ‘Leases’ in Gloag and Henderson: The Law of Scotland, 14th ed (due 2017).
  • Statute annotations for Scottish Landlord and Tenant Legislation.
  • Co-editor, David Carey Miller festschrift.

 

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

2015-2016

Access Course for Law (AX10LS) Sole lecturer.  Marking.

Law of Property (LS2031)

Commercial Organisations and Insolvency (LS2525)

Business Law (LS2533) Co-ordinator

English Property Law (LS3529) Co-ordinator

Law of Leases in Scotland (LS4086) Co-ordinator

Dissertation (LS/LX4025) Co-ordinator

Voluntary Scotland (LS/LX451P) Co-ordinator

Land and Property Law (PO2010) Co-ordinator

Property Law and Institutions (BU5032) Co-ordinator