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Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Qualified as a solicitor in Scotland (2008) and England and Wales (2009) (on the roll of solicitors in both jurisdicitions, but not currently holding a practising certificate).
Adviser to the Scottish Government's Land Reform Review Group (2013 - 2014)
Adviser to the Scottish Government's Deer Working Group (2017 - 2020)
Property law, land law (including land reform), commercial law, legal and professional skills, clinicial legal education, and access to justice.
Malcolm joined the School of Law in December 2019. Prior to that, he was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen (which he joined in March 2011), and before that he was a solicitor in private practice in a Scottish law firm. Whilst in practice, he specialised in capital projects/infrastructure, and spent eight months on secondment to the investment arm of a FTSE 100 company. He also gained experience in commercial property, rural property, and banking. He qualified as a solicitor in Scotland in 2008 and in England and Wales in 2009.
As an academic Malcolm's work has tended to have a property law focus, with particular interests being land law reform, public access to land, and landlord and tenant law. He also has an interest in access to justice and clinical legal education.
Malcolm acts as the School's dedicated, research-active Communications Director, a role that includes the curation of content for the Strathclyde Law Blog.
Trustee, Clinical Legal Education Organisation2017 → …
Access to Justice Committee Member, Law Society of Scotland2017 → …
External Examiner, University of Cape Town2017 → …
External Examiner, University of Stirling2017 → …
Council Member, Stair Society2013 → 2018
External Examiner, Glasgow Caledonian University2012 → 2017
Combe, M. M., 5 Jan 2021, In: Australian Journal of Clinical Education. 7, 1, 16 p.
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Combe, M., 13 Oct 2020, (Accepted/In press) In: Scots Law Times. 34, p. 239-244 6 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review