James Moir

Biography of James Moir

James Moir
James Moir

James Moir (c 1840-1915) was Professor of Conveyancing, 1889 to 1916. He was a Dean of the Faculty of Law and a member of Court./p>

Born near Blairgowrie, Moir served his legal apprenticeship in a local solicitor's office and then studied at the University of Edinburgh while working for a lawyer in the city. He came to Glasgow to work for Moncrieff, Paterson, Forbes & Barr and studied at the University. In 1863 he became a law agent and six years later he entered into partnership in the firm that became Moir, Forbes & Guy.

Moir was an authority on feudal law and was legal assessor to Glasgow Dean of Guild Court.

Summary

James Moir
Lawyer

Born 1840, Welltown, Scotland.
Died 31 December 1915.
University Link: Alumnus, Professor
Occupation categories: lawyers
Record last updated: 16th Jul 2008

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  • Professor

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