John Menzies Halliday

Biography of John Menzies Halliday

The European Human Rights Project is sponsored by Boyds Solicitors in commemoration of John Menzies Halliday (1909-1988).

Jack Halliday was born on Rothesay and educated at the University, where he graduated MA and LLB (with distinction). He bacame a partner with the Glasgow solicitors Bishop, Milne & Boyd and in 1955 he was appointed to the University's part-time chair of Conveyancing. He published a large number of influential papers and books, most notably the four-volume Conveyancing Law and Practice (1985-1990).


John Menzies Halliday

Born 29 November 1909.
Died 4 April 1988.
University Link: Alumnus, Professor
GU Degrees: MA, LLB,
Occupation categories: lawyers
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Record last updated: 8th Aug 2008

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