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Cameron, Gordon

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  • United Kingdom

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Personal profile

Biography

Gordon Cameron is a senior lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Dundee. He pursued a variety of forms of employment before embarking on an LL.B. at Dundee University in 1980. After graduating in 1984 he worked in Local Government for Tayside Regional Industrial Office before undertaking post graduate study at Stirling University. He graduated M.Sc. in Applied Social Research in 1988.


While a post graduate student he gained teaching experience in Sociology, Social Anthropology and Business Law. He was then employed at Strathclyde University as research assistant on Professor Alan Paterson's team researching the impact of the new Small Claims Procedure. In 1989 he was employed as a lecturer in Business Law at Stirling University and in 1990 was appointed to his current post at Dundee. He was promoted to senior lecturer in 2008 and was voted (male) lecturer of the year 2008/9 by the students.


Between 1990 and 1995 he conducted empirical socio legal research funded by the Scottish Office Central Research Unit. Subsequent work has focussed on Scots Private Law with particular emphasis on Delict and the law of the neighbourhood. He has made three contributions to the new SULI text in Delict and was a participant in an AHRC funded project at Cambridge University entitled ‘European Legal Development’.


He is currently pursuing further studies in the law of the neighbourhood and is Scottish National Reporter to the International Academy of Comparative Law on “les dommages catasrophiques – responsabilité civile et assurances”.

Teaching

Scots Law of Contract - Level 1
Scots Law of Delict - Level 1
Roman Law - Level 3


I offer postgraduate supervision in the field of Scots private law.

Research

Obligations, neighbourhood, and Scots Law of Delict.

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liability Social Sciences
delict Social Sciences
theory formation Social Sciences
municipal council Social Sciences
common law Social Sciences
accused Social Sciences
Caledonian orogeny Earth & Environmental Sciences
damages Social Sciences

Research Output 1993 2014

Cross-border neighbour law

Cameron, G. D. L. Mar 2014 In : Juridical Review: the Law Journal of the Scottish Universities. 2014, 1, p. 37-52 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Batman fails to heed the Lone Ranger and gets hurt...Ha Ha!

Cameron, G. Sep 2013 In : Edinburgh Law Review. 17, 3, p. 394-398 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breach of statutory duty

Cameron, G. Dec 2012 Gloag and Henderson: the law of Scotland. MacQueen, H. L. & Eassie, L. (eds.). 13th ed. Edinburgh: W. Green, p. 651-661 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Defamation: Breach of confidence; privacy

Cameron, G. Dec 2012 Gloag and Henderson: the law of Scotland. MacQueen, H. L. & Eassie, L. (eds.). 13th ed. Edinburgh: W. Green, p. 674-695 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Delict

Cameron, G. 2012 Understanding Scots Law: an introduction to Scots law, procedure and legal skills . Ashton, C. (ed.). 2nd ed. Edinburgh: W. Green, p. 461-491 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Thesis

Does the contaminated land regime impose stewardship obligations on owners of land?

Author: Lochery, E. F. I., 2011

Supervisor: Reid, C. (Supervisor) & Cameron, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Laws

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