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First Name: Jayne
Surname: Holliday
Position: Lecturer
Telephone: +44 (0) 1224 263010
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Duties and Responsibilities

Jayne is a lecturer in the law school and the module co-ordinator for the Legal Framework course. She also teaches EU Law and Child Care Law.

Academic Background

Jayne received both her LLB from the University of Aberdeen and her BA (Hons) Humanities with History (2:1) from the Open University in 2010. Continuing her education at the University of Aberdeen, she received her LLM in Private International Law (with Distinction) in 2011 followed by the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in 2012 prior to working on her PhD in Private International Law.

Jayne joined Robert Gordon University’s law school as a lecturer in 2018.

Research Interests

Jayne’s research interests are:

  • Private International Law
  • EU Law
  • Succession Law
  • Family Law

Publications

Chapters

P Beaumont and J Holliday, (forthcoming) ‘Some Aspects of Scots Private International Law of Succession Taking Account of the Impact of the EU Succession Regulation’ in S Bariatti Succession Regulation (Elgar, 2017).

P Beaumont and J Holliday, ‘Recent developments on the meaning of “habitual residence” in alleged child abduction cases” in M Župan (ed) Private International Law in the Jurisprudence of European Courts – Family at Focus / Me?unarodno privatno pravo u praksi europskih sudova – obitelj u fokusu. Faculty of Law J.J.Strossmayer University of Osijek,2015, 39-59.

J Holliday, ‘Reconciling the European Union Succession Regulation with the Private International Law of the UK’ in Bergé, Francq and Gardeñes (Eds) Boundaries of European Private International Law (Bruylant, 2015) 287-298.

J Holliday, 'Characterisation within Private International Law: Maintenance or Succession?' in Beaumont, Hess, Walker and Spancken (Eds) The Recovery of Maintenance in the EU and Worldwide (Hart Publishing, 2014) 443-458.

Articles

P Beaumont, L Walker and J Holliday, ‘Conflicts of EU Courts on Child Abduction: The reality of Article 11(6)-(8) proceedings across the EU’ (2016) Journal of Private International Law 12 211-260.

P Beaumont, L Walker and J Holliday, ‘Parental responsibility and international child abduction in the proposed recast of Brussels IIa Regulation and the effect of Brexit on future child abduction proceedings.’ (2016) International Family Law 4, 307-318.

P Beaumont, L Walker and J Holliday, ‘Parental responsibility and international child abduction in the proposed recast of Brussels IIa Regulation and the effect of Brexit on future child abduction proceedings.’ CPIL Working Paper 2016/6.

J Holliday, ‘Protecting the rights of the child. Amending the child abduction provisions under the Brussels IIa Regulation’ (2016) International Family Law 1, 30-40.

P Beaumont, L Walker and J Holliday, ‘Not heard and not returned: the reality of Article 11(8) proceedings’ (2015) International Family Law 124 -133. (Cited)

P Beaumont, K Trimmings, L Walker & J Holliday 'Child Abduction: Recent Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights'. (2015) International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 64(1) pp. 39- 63.

J Holliday, 'Case Comment Aguirre Zarraga v Simone Pelz' (2012) Aberdeen Student Law Review Vol 3 Issue 1 126-135.

Book reviews

J Holliday, ‘Maintenance and Child Support in Private International Law, Lara Walker’ (2016) Child and Family Law Quarterly.

J Holliday, ‘Child Abduction within the European Union, Katarina Trimmings’ (2013) Aberdeen Student Law Review Vol 4 Issue 1 114-116.

Reports

Report for the European Parliament Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs by P Beaumont, J Fitchen and J Holliday, ‘The evidentiary effects of authentic acts in the Member States of the European Union, in the context of successions.’ (2016).

P Beaumont, L Walker and J Holliday, ‘Conflicts of EU Courts on Child Abduction: Country Reports’ (2016).

Blog

J Holliday, ‘Tales of the unexpected’ (May 2016)