Scott, Andrew

Dr Andrew Scott  

Department

Position held

Associate Professor in Law

 

Non LSE positions held

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Muenster

Visiting Lecturer

 

Experience keywords:

antitrust; competition law; contempt; defamation; freedom of expression; journalism; libel; media law; newsgathering; privacy; regulation

Research summary > [Click to expand]

Andrew's research interests lie in the fields of media law and regulation, constitutional law and competition law. His current research agenda includes projects on the role of competition law in the media sector, privacy and defamation (libel), broadcasting regulation and freedom of political expression, and the regulation of journalistic newsgathering practices.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Creative Industries and Culture; Information Technology; Law; Media Technology and New Media; Policy and Regulatory Bodies; Public Administration; Telecommunications

Languages:

French [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; German [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7259

Publications

2017

Scott, Andrew (2017) Positive free speech: rationales, methods and implications Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK. (In Press)

2016

Scott, Andrew and Miller QC, Gavin (2016) Newsgathering: law, regulation and the public interest Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199685806

Scott, Andrew (2016) An unwholesome layer cake: intermediary liability in English defamation and data protection law In: Mangan, and Gilles, , (eds.) The Legal Challenges of Social Media. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9781107123649

Scott, Andrew (2016) Ceci n’est pas une pipe: the autopoietic inanity of the single meaning rule in libel law In: Kenyon, Andrew T., (ed.) Comparative Defamation and Privacy Law. Cambridge University Press, London, UK. ISBN 9781107123649

Scott, Andrew (2016) Reform of defamation law in Northern Ireland Department of Finance, Belfast, UK.

2015

Parkes, Richard and Mullis, Alastair and Busuttil, Godwin and Speker, Adam and Scott, Andrew (2015) Gatley on libel and slander Common law library (Rev. 1). Rev. 12th (2013), Sweet & Maxwell, London. ISBN 9780414028432

2014

Mullis, Alastair and Scott, Andrew (2014) Tilting at windmills: the Defamation Act 2013 The Modern Law Review, 77 (1). 87-109. ISSN 0026-7961

2012

Mullis, Alastair and Scott, Andrew (2012) Reframing libel: taking (all) rights seriously and where it leads Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 63 (1). 5-26. ISSN 0029-3105

Mullis, Alastair and Scott, Andrew (2012) The swing of the pendulum: reputation, expression and the recentering of English libel law Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 63 (1). 27-58. ISSN 0029-3105

Scott, Andrew and King, Saskia (2012) Effect on interstate trade: an overview of EU and national case law E-Competitions. N°49084.

Mullis, Alastair and Scott, Andrew (2012) Missing the wood (with no excuses): the Defamation Bill 2012 British Politics and Policy at LSE (7 Jun 2012) Blog entry

Scott, Andrew and Mullis, Alastair (2012) A new style public interest defence in libel law ensures that rights and interests of claimants, defendants and the wider public are properly protected British Politics and Policy at LSE (27 Nov 2012) Blog entry

2011

Scott, Andrew and Mullis, Alastair (2011) A moving target for reform: developments in the English common law of libel Media and Arts Law Review, 16 (2). 204-217. ISSN 1325-1570

Scott, Andrew (2011) The evolution of competition law and policy in the United Kingdom In: Mehta, Pradeep, (ed.) Evolution of Competition Laws and Their Enforcement: a Political Economy Perspective. Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415672139

Scott, Andrew (2011) 'L’Icelandic modern Media initiative: une évaluation juridique' In: Mbongo, Pascal, (ed.) Philosophie Juridique du Journalisme: la Liberté Journalistique En Europe et En Amérique du Nord. Mare et Martin, Paris, France. ISBN 9782849340769

Mullis, Alistair and Scott, Andrew (2011) Lord Lester's Defamation Bill 2010: a distorted view of the public interest? Communications Law, 16 (1). 6-19. ISSN 1746-7616

Mullis, Alastair and Scott, Andrew (2011) Reframing libel: taking (all) rights seriously and where it leads CLJJ working papers, St Louis, Connie, ed Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism, London, UK.

Scott, Andrew (2011) The perceived breakdown in the legal regime of privacy protection can be addressed by certain amendments to the Human Rights Act British Politics and Policy at LSE (29 Jun 2011) Blog entry

Mullis, Alastair and Scott, Andrew (2011) Worth the candle?: the government's draft Defamation Bill Journal of Media Law, 3 (1). 1-17. ISSN 1757-7632

2010

Scott, Andrew, ed (2010) Broadcasting Halsbury's Laws of England. Butterworths, London, UK.

Scott, Andrew (2010) Defamation online: non-culpable republication POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (4 Jan 2010) blog

Addy, Caroline and Helme, Ian and Starte, Harvey and Scott, Andrew and Griffiths, Jonathan (2010) Carter-Ruck on libel and privacy 6th, LexisNexis, London, UK. ISBN 9781405734523

Scott, Andrew (2010) Interference with witnesses In: Cram, Ian, (ed.) Borrie and Lowe: the Law of Contempt. Butterworths common law (4th). LexisNexis (Butterworths), London, UK. ISBN 9781405736879

Mullis, Alastair and Scott, Andrew (2010) Reframing libel: taking (all) rights seriously and where it leads LSE law, society and economy working papers, 20-2010. Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Scott, Andrew (2010) Prior notification in privacy cases: a reply to Professor Phillipson Journal of Media Law, 2 (1). 49-65. ISSN 1757-7632

Scott, Andrew (2010) Prior notification in privacy cases: a reply to Professor Phillipson LSE law, society and economy working papers, 09-2010. Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2009

Scott, Andrew and Murray, Andrew D. and Beckett, Charlie (2009) Response to the Ministry of Justice Consultation on Defamation on the Internet: the Multiple Publication Rule (consultation paper CP20/09 - November 2009) The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Mullis, Alastair and Scott, Andrew (2009) Something rotten in the state of English libel law? A rejoinder to the clamour for reform of defamation Communications Law, 14 (6). 173-183. ISSN 1746-7616

Scott, Andrew (2009) Flash flood or slow burn?: celebrities, photographers and the Protection from Harassment Act Media and Arts Law Review, 14 (4). 397-424. ISSN 1325-1570

Scott, Andrew (2009) Flash flood or slow burn?: celebrities, photographers and protection from harassment LSE law, society and economy working papers, 13-2009. Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Scott, Andrew (2009) The evolution of competition law and policy in the United Kingdom LSE law, society and economy working papers, 09-2009. Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2007

Scott, Andrew (2007) The same river twice? Jameel v. Wall Street Journal Europe Communications Law, 12 (2). 52-59. ISSN 1746-7616

2006

Scott, Andrew (2006) Merger control in the United Kingdom Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 978-0-19-927688-2

Scott, Andrew (2006) Last rites for the two-thirds rule in EC merger control? Journal of Business Law. 619-630. ISSN 0021-9460

Scott, Andrew (2006) Tweedledum and tweedledee?: regime dynamics in US and EC merger control In: Marsden, Philip, (ed.) Handbook of Research in Trans-Atlantic Antitrust. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, 72-108. ISBN 9781845421816

2005

Scott, Andrew (2005) Cain and Abel?: trade and competition laws in the global economy Modern Law Review, 68 (1). 134-154. ISSN 0026-7961

2004

Scott, Andrew (2004) The cutting of teeth: IBA Health v. Office of Fair Trading Journal of Business Law. 672-683. ISSN 0021-9460

2002

Scott, Andrew, ed (2002) Encyclopedia of competition law Sweet & Maxwell. ISBN 9780421368705

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Personal website

Blog

'Carter Ruck on Libel and Privacy' offers comprehensive coverage of the laws of defamation and privacy in England and Wales, and details the legal practice and procedure in those areas.

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Awards

Modern Law Review Wedderburn Prize 2003

Short bio >

Andrew Scott is a graduate of Queen’s University, Belfast (LLB Hons, MPhil) and the University of Wales (PhD). He held a senior lectureship at Norwich Law School, UEA before taking up his post at LSE in 2006. He is on the editorial board member of Communication Law and Policy (US); Competition law editor, Journal of Business Law; General editor, Sweet & Maxwell Encyclopedia of Competition Law; International contributing editor, Media & Arts Law Review (Aus); Member of the Managing Editorial Team of the European Journal of Law and Technology (formerly the Journal of Law, Information and Technology); was formerly a visiting lecturer at Universität Trier, Germany; and is Consultant advisor, Irish Competition Authority, BBC Trust, Financial Reporting Council.

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