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Introduction to Scots law

Catherine Devaney

Catherine Devaney, LLB Hons (Edin), DipLP, Advocate of the Scottish Bar – professional interests include professional negligence, land law, reparation and employement; she teaches on a part-time basis on the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh and the Professional Competence Course for trainee solicitors. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architect’s Legal Handbook : The Law for Architects

Architectural Press, 2006

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... Introduction to Scots law CATHERINE DEVANEY 1 Scots law: a distinct legal system and are not infrequently cited to this day. The Institutional Writers (such as Craig, Stair, Mackenzie, Forbes, Erskine and Bankton) 1 .01 Although...

Building Regulations in Scotland

David Wedderburn

David O M Wedderburn OBE, Dip Arch, LLB, Dip LP, RIBA, FRIAS, FClArb – a retired solicitor and architect with extensive experience in private and public practice as an architect and in drafting and contentious construction law as a solicitor. He is a Member of the Scottish Building Contract Commitee drafting commitee, and a Member of the RIAS Contracts and Appointments Committee and Chair of the Building Standards Advisory Committee and as such was involved with the scoping, drafting, introduction and operation of the new Building Standards System under the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 and associated regulations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architect’s Legal Handbook : The Law for Architects

Architectural Press, 2006

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... Building Regulations in Scotland DAVID W EDDERBURN 1 Introduction during the last 150 years they were subjected to a process of statu- tory modifi cation. 1. 01 Building control and the new building standards system in Scotland...

Building dispute resolution in Scotland

Robert Howie

Robert Howie, QC, LLB – Advocate. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architect’s Legal Handbook : The Law for Architects

Architectural Press, 2006

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... Building dispute resolution in Scotland ROBERT HOWIE 1 Arbitration in Scotland most notably those which restrict the ability of either party to seek a stated case for the opinion of the Court of Session on a point 1. 01 I t...

Architects’ liability

James Cross

James Cross, QC – read law at Magdalen College, Oxford and was called to the Bar in 1985. He was appointed a QC in 2006 having ‘proved himself to be “absolutely first class”’ (Chambers UK, 2007). James has an extensive and wide-ranging commercial practice with particular expertise in professional negligence (especially construction industry professionals), construction and engineering, insurance and product liability. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architect’s Legal Handbook : The Law for Architects

Architectural Press, 2006

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... Architects ’ liability J AMES CROSS QC 1 Introduction an architect does not ordinarily owe any stricter (or higher) obli- gation to achieve a particular result; to ensure, for example, that 1 .01 This chapter is principally about...

Identification of heritage assets

Kenneth Williamson

Kenneth Williamson is a partner in the Hurd Rolland Partnership, an architectural practice located in London, Manchester and Scotland. He is in charge of a specialist consultancy section dealing with listed buildings and built heritage issues and has provided strategic heritage advice in relation to a number of urban regeneration projects throughout Scotland. He has wide-ranging design and contractual experience encompassing projects for local authority, central government and private sector clients. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Development and Design of Heritage Sensitive Sites : Strategies for Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas

Routledge, 2010

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... Identification of heritage assets Once a site boundary and a broad development proposal are established, a trawl of all heritage assets that are likely to be affected requires to be undertaken. This includes, not only assets...

Statutory authorities in Scotland

Architect’s Legal Handbook : The Law for Architects

Architectural Press, 2006

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... Statutory authorities in Scotland R OBIN FLETCHER 1 Introduction: government in Scotland L ocal government offi cers and committees 1 . 04 Local councils are elected every three years. Councils have 1 .01 The Scotland Act 1998...

Computer Simulation of Building Environments

Paul Appleby

Paul Appleby is a freelance consultant having recently retired from his role as Director of Building Sustainability at the URS Corporation Ltd. With a 40-year career in consultancy, academia and research, having numerous publications to his name, Paul has worked with some of the world's leading architects and developers and recently appeared in a Property Week list of 'Green Heroes' of the construction industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings

Earthscan, 2011

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... Computer Simulation of Building Environments Introduction Each new building is a prototype and as such its performance has to be predicted from standard assessment methodologies and compared against appropriate benchmarks...

Copyright

Clive Thorne

Clive Thorne – Partner and head of the Intellectual Property Group at Arnold and Porter’s London office. Co-author of A User’s Guide to Copyright and A User’s Guide to Design Law. He studied law at Cambridge and was admitted as a solicitor in 1977. He is also admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and as a Barrister and Solicitor in Australia. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architect’s Legal Handbook : The Law for Architects

Architectural Press, 2006

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... Copyright C LIVE THORNE 1 Copyright The restricted acts are specifi ed by the Act in relation to each cat- egory of work and differ for each category. 1 .01 UK copyright law is contained in the Copyright, Designs and A cts done...

Architects’ contracts with clients

Sarah Lupton

Sarah Lupton, MA, DipArch, LLM, RIBA, FCIArb – a partner in Lupton Stellakis and Reader in professional studies at Cardiff University. Lectures widely on subjects relating to construction law, and acts as adjudicator and expert witness in construction disputes. She is a member of a large number of industry and professional committees, and is also an elected member of the Architects Registration Board. Sarah is the author of many books, including a series on standard form building contracts, and is the editor of Which Contract? and The Architect’s Handbook of Practice Management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architect’s Legal Handbook : The Law for Architects

Architectural Press, 2006

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... Architects ’ contracts with clients S ARAH LUPTON 1 The appointment The architect must consider his position in relation to any other architects who may have been involved in the same scheme. An 1. 01 An architect has many...

Scots land law

Catherine Devaney

Catherine Devaney, LLB Hons (Edin), DipLP, Advocate of the Scottish Bar – professional interests include professional negligence, land law, reparation and employement; she teaches on a part-time basis on the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh and the Professional Competence Course for trainee solicitors. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architect’s Legal Handbook : The Law for Architects

Architectural Press, 2006

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... Scots land law C ATHERINE D EVANEY 1 Introduction 3 Corporeal moveable property, e.g. a car or furniture. 4 Incorporeal moveable property, e.g. contractual right to receive l .01 When it comes to land law, the Scots and English...