New co-directors for Aberdeen University’s Centre for Scots Law

New co-directors for Aberdeen University's Centre for Scots Law

Dr Ilona Cairns and Dr Adelyn Wilson

Dr Ilona Cairns and Dr Adelyn Wilson have been appointed co-directors of the Centre for Scots Law at Aberdeen University.

The centre was established in 2018 to support the enhancement of Scots law as an academic discipline with considerable practical relevance.

Dr Cairns’ expertise lies in criminal law, evidence, family law, and feminist perspectives on law. Her research focuses mainly on the regulation and reform of the law relating to sexual offences and domestic abuse.

Dr Wilson’s research interests include early-modern Scottish legal history, the law of abortion, public law, and sales law.

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