The Stair Society: Scotland’s Legal History Society

Research Projects

The Stair Society hosts research resources for the following legal history projects: 

A preliminary project on the history of leading Edinburgh law firms highlighting their long existence, their New Town location, and the identities of their partners

The Stair Society published between 1939 and 1958 six volumes of Baron David Hume’s Lectures on Scots Law, as given in the University of Edinburgh by Hume as Professor of Scots Law between 1786 and 1822