Mr John MacLeod
- Lecturer in Commercial Law (School of Law)
telephone: 0141 330 2404
John MacLeod joined the School of Law in 2010. He is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh and worked as a Legal Assistant at the Scottish Law Commission from 2006-7. In 2008-9, he held a Max Planck Scholarship at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law at Hamburg.
John is a member of the Obligations Committee of the Law Society of Scotland, the European Law Institute and the Higher Education Academy and provides professional training for practicing lawyers.
His research interests are private and commercial law, with a particular focus on historical and comparative approaches.
MacLeod, J. (2013) The reception of the actio Pauliana in Scots law. In: Safley, T.M. (ed.) The History of Bankruptcy: Economic, Social and Cultural Implications in Early Modern Europe. Series: Routledge explorations in economic history. Routledge, pp. 200-222. ISBN 9780415687300
MacLeod, J. (2010) Before bell: the roots of error in the Scots law of contract. Edinburgh Law Review, 14(3), pp. 385-417. (doi:10.3366/elr.2010.0303)
Mr Macleod has been awarded the following grant:
Mr J MacLeod (together with Dr Ross G Anderson) was awarded the sum of £4,062 by the Modern Law Review (MLR) for research on Private Law in Multilingual Jurisdictions.
Research students under supervision
Obiora Godwin Ezike - 'Functionalism, Legal Transfers and the Financial Collateral Directive'