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Douglas Maxwell LL.B (Hons), Dip. LP, M.Phil (Cantab)

Research Interests

Property law, property theory, human rights, land law reform, apologies laws, and legal issues involving art and antiquities


An Alternative Framework For interpreting Article 1 Protocol No. 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights

Key Publications

D Maxwell, 'Disputed Property Rights' (2016) 41 European Law Review

D Maxwell, 'Land Reform and Human Rights' (Brigham-Kanner Property
Rights Conference, Conference Materials, October 2016, The Hague,
Netherlands) (Forthcoming)

D Maxwell, 'The Iraq War: A Basis in Law?' (2016) 68 Journal of the
Law Society of Scotland 17-21

D Maxwell, 'The Apologies (Scotland) Act 2016: An Innovative
Opportunity In The Twenty-First Century Or An Unnecessary Development?
(2016) 2 Journal of Personal Injury Law 79-90

D Maxwell, 'Human Rights Law and Land Reform: How Radical is the Land
Reform (Scotland) Bill? (Modern Studies in Property Law Conference PG,
April 2016, Belfast, Northern Ireland)

D Maxwell, 'A British Bill Of Rights: Radical Reform Or Damp Squib?
(2016) Journal of the Law Society of Scotland [Online]

D Maxwell, 'Human Rights And Land Reform: Unanswered Questions'
(2016) 60 Journal of the Law Society of Scotland 21-24

D Maxwell, 'Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word' (2014) Journal of the
Law Society of Scotland [Online]



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Centre Fellows speak at E-conveyancing conference in Ireland

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Simon Cooper, Rod Thomas and Martin Dixon present papers at the NUI Galway Title Registration and E-Conveyancing Conference 2017

MSPL Workshop 10 April 2017

Apr 05, 2017

The Centre will be hosting a one-day workshop on April 10th 2017 at Queens' College

Property Bar Association Day Conference on Land law

Sep 21, 2016

The PBA is holding a mini-conference on Real Property: New perspectives. November 8th, London. To include discussion of land registration, commercial constructive trusts, mortgages, covenants, Coventry v Lawrence and more. Click for further details

New Centre Fellow

Sep 07, 2016

Professor Sergio Nasarre-Aznar joins the Centre. Professor Nazarre completed his M.Phil at Cambridge (Cantab) and is an expert on European property law.

Seminar on Updating the LRA 2002

Jun 01, 2016

CCPL, the Cambridge Centre for Private Law and the Society of Legal Scholars host seminar on Updating the Land Registration Act 2002

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