Mr Jonathan Ainslie

Mr Jonathan Ainslie
Mr Jonathan Ainslie

Mr Jonathan Ainslie


Teaching Fellow


D49 Taylor Building 

High Street 

Old Aberdeen


Jonathan joined the School of Law as a teaching fellow in September 2021 following four years as a PhD student and tutor in the Centre for Legal History at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently working on corrections to his thesis, following which he will assume a permanent lectureship in law at Aberdeen.

Jonathan's research interests focus on legal history and private law, especially the law of obligations (contract and tort/delict). His current projects concern contractual good faith and relational contracts, the actio iniuriarum in Scotland and equality of exchange in contract in comparative perspective. Jonathan is currently the coordinator for Law of Property (LS2031) and Introduction to Comparative Law (LS2536). He also teaches on Foundations of Private Law (LS1022). 

Prizes and Awards

Modern Law Review Scholarship 2018-2020