Scotland Bloomsbury Professional New Books Catalogue January-September 2022

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Bloomsbury Professional New Books Catalogue January – September 2022 SCOTLAND

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Enhance your practice Good books for lawyers from Hart Publishing

The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary Edited by Steve Peers (University of Essex), Tamara Hervey (City, University of London), Jeff Kenner (University of Nottingham) and Angela Ward (Court of Justice of the European Union)

‘This most thorough commentary must be regarded as the Bible on the Charter’ Common Market Law Review

Break Clauses

Environment Act 2021

Edited by Mark Warwick QC and Nicholas Trompeter QC (Selborne Chambers)

Christopher Badger (6 Pump Court) and Richard Macrory Hon QC (University College London)

Previous editions of Break Clauses have been referred to as ‘scholarly and practical’ (Sir Kim Lewison) and ‘excellent and much needed’ (Lord Neuberger).

Containing the full text of the Act accompanied by commentary and a section-by-section analysis.


JUNE 2022


The Law of Contract Damages


Adam Kramer QC (3 Verulam Buildings)

Letitia Crabb (solicitor), Jonathan Seitler QC (Wilberforce Chambers) and Miriam Seitler (Landmark Chambers)

‘Very comprehensive; very competent; and … very clear’ Law Quarterly Review JUNE 2022

Explores the key disputes arising between landlord and tenant, from the perspective of both, in a detailed yet practical way. SEPTEMBER 2022

A Practitioner's Guide to European Patent Law Paul England (Taylor Wessing)

‘A useful reference to litigators, patent attorneys and in-house counsels throughout Europe.’ IPKat AUGUST 2022

S C O T L A N D – Criminal, Family

Scots Criminal Law Andrew Cubie

A well-established text covering the basic principles of Scots criminal law and ongoing changes in substantive law, including the continuing influence of human rights. This edition covers: -C ase law developments and new legislation including the Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence)(Scotland) Act 2019 - The Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Act 2019 -T he Scottish Government's Victim Taskforce focussing on a victimcantered legal approach, trauma informed practice and the legal response to gender-based violence Common law and statutory offences are covered under: - Offences against the person

The Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 - A User's Guide Brian Kearney

This book provides guidance to the many disciplines which are involved in the working of the systems, including panel members, social workers, reporters, safeguarders and advocacy workers, as well as judges, sheriffs, members of the Faculty of Advocates, solicitors, those involved in the training of panel members and other participants in the system. UK April 2022 • US June 2022 • 200 pages PB 9781780432304 • £45.00 / $61.00 ePub 9781780436524 • £40.50 / $56.32 ePdf 9781784511982 • £40.50 / $56.32 Bloomsbury Professional

- Social protection offences - Property offences - Offences against the state and administration of justice UK August 2022 • US August 2022 • 320 pages PB 9781526523327 • £48.00 / $65.95 ePub 9781526523334 • £43.20 / $60.44 ePdf 9781526523341 • £43.20 / $60.44 Bloomsbury Professional

Thomson's Family Law in Scotland

Adult Protection and the Law in Scotland

Covers the formalities and legal consequences of marriage and civil partnership, divorce and dissolution, and important issues relating to children, such as parental rights and responsibilities, protection and adoption.

The only text available providing expert guidance to professionals navigating the complex framework of adult protection law and practice.

Katy Macfarlane

The eighth edition includes all recent legislative changes including the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 2014 and the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018. It also includes coverage of the Scottish Government’s consultation on the future of civil partnerships in Scotland and the allowance of mixed sex couples entering a civil partnership. UK August 2022 • US October 2022 • 480 pages PB 9781526513878 • £46.00 / $62.00 ePub 9781526513885 • £41.40 / $57.69 ePdf 9781526513892 • £41.40 / $57.69 Bloomsbury Professional


Nicola Smith & Nairn R Young

The third edition includes legislative developments from the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015 and the Self-directed Support (Scotland) Act 2013. Also included is coverage of the recently revised Code of Practice ensuring guidance takes account of policy and practice developments as well as Court Measures of Protection with information on preparation for adult protection hearings, drafting applications, addressing sheriffs, use of temporary orders, warrants for arrest and remedies for breach of orders. UK August 2022 • US August 2022 • 272 pages PB 9781526523402 • £48.00 / $66.00 ePub 9781526523419 • £43.20 / $60.44 ePdf 9781526523426 • £43.20 / $60.44 Bloomsbury Professional • +44 (0)1444 416119 •

Reed and Murdoch: Human Rights Law in Scotland

The only guide to cover every aspect of mental health law in Scotland, including tribunal procedure, procedures for adults with incapacity, community care, patients’ rights and legal remedies. Also included are significant developments since the implementation of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003.

Provides essential, practical guidance to the Scottish legal profession. The work explores the impact of human rights legislation in Scotland and provides a comprehensive review of ECHR jurisprudence, relevant domestic legislation and case law. It also includes an overview of Strasbourg enforcement machinery.

The third edition includes changes recommended by the:

The fifth edition includes:

- I ndependent Review on Learning Disability and Autism to mental health legislation.

- Significant amounts of new UK Supreme Court (UKSCt) judgments – in recent years at least half of recent judgments have a human rights aspect

Jill Stavert

- I ndependent Review of Scottish Mental Health Law covering mental health, adults with incapacity, support and protection law.

Jim L Murdoch

- New case law from the European Court of Human Rights

-C onvention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on mental health and incapacity law.

- Increased emerging case law from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on human rights

UK September 2022 • US September 2022 • 1112 pages PB 9781526518316 • £112.00 / $150.00 ePub 9781526518323 • £100.80 / $138.76 ePdf 9781526518330 • £100.80 / $138.76 Bloomsbury Professional

UK August 2022 • US October 2022 • 1408 pages PB 9781526518279 • £120.00 / $160.00 ePub 9781526518286 • £108.00 / $149.75 ePdf 9781526518293 • £108.00 / $149.75 Bloomsbury Professional

Studying Scots Law

Sudden Deaths and Fatal Accident Inquiries in Scotland

Hector MacQueen & Megan Dewart The “must have” text for all law students and those considering a career in law. Crammed full of useful study tips and provides full accounts of educational and training requirements for entry into the Scottish legal profession. Provides invaluable guidance on: - The nature and forms of legal education - Applying to university, studying, essay writing and exams - Treatment of electronic sources for study and research - Information on funding The new edition provides invaluable information on the changes to teaching and studying during Covid restrictions and the facilities universities have put in place to support students. UK August 2022 • US August 2022 • 264 pages PB 9781526523365 • £36.00 / $48.00 ePub 9781526523372 • £32.40 / $45.33 ePdf 9781526523389 • £32.40 / $45.33 Bloomsbury Professional

S C O T L A N D – General Practice

Mental Health, Incapacity and the Law in Scotland

Gillian Mawdsley

Provides contemporary insight into the system for all those involved in this complex area of law. Full analysis is given of important FAI cases including Clutha, Lockerbie and Dunblane. This new title includes: - Scrutiny of the 2016 Act - whether the FAI process is fit for purpose and the delays in holding inquires. - Proposed Post-Mortem Examinations (Defence Time-Limit) (Scotland) Bill. - Effects of Brexit on inquiries into deaths abroad. - Provisions of coronavirus legislation regarding registration of deaths. Potential mandatory FAIs in respect of medical staff, care home workers and deaths of key workers. UK May 2022 • US May 2022 • 336 pages PB 9781526519030 • £70.00 / $95.00 ePub 9781526519047 • £63.00 / $87.92 ePdf 9781526519054 • £63.00 / $87.92 Bloomsbury Professional • +44 (0)1444 416119 •


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