Students Fiza Ali and Zara Tahir representing Glasgow Caledonian University were successful in the final of the inaugural Sheriff Principal's Mooting Competition, hosted by the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow. The competition was between the providers of legal education in Glasgow and open t
The Aberdeen Law Project (ALP) recently drafted an important Power of Attorney (POA) document for one of its clients. The client contacted ALP to request assistance drafting a Continuing (Financial) and Welfare POA document. As a nurse, the client was well aware of how useful a POA document could be
Law students Sam O'Neill and Aidan Wright are the winners of Strathclyde University Mooting Society's Internal Moot Competition.
Professor Guido Noto La Diega has been made the first chair of intellectual property and technology law at the University of Stirling. Professor Noto La Diega has developed an expertise in IoT, machine learning, cloud computing, robotics, and blockchain. Their focus tends to be on the intellectual p
Last month the University of Dundee Mooting Society attended the inaugural International Football Arbitration Moot in Platja d’Aro, Spain.
Glasgow’s Sheriff Principal Aisha Anwar is to preside over the final of a prestigious student mooting competition. The event at the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow next Wednesday 24 May will see teams from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and City of Glasgow College battle it out ag
Eligibility for free student tuition support in Scotland will be extended to cover a wider range of immigration statuses following a court ruling. The Scottish government has published its response to a recent consultation on student support residency conditions which was launched following the deci
A group of Dundee University students have joined forces to lead a campaign on the local and national drug-death crisis. They have conducted a consultation involving over 1,000 students and have also designed a 113-page framework for the future, featuring 10 core recommendations that call for greate
Research into the memory recall of heavy drinkers who witness harrowing incidents has revealed insights for police investigative approaches to complex and emotionally charged cases. The study from Glasgow Caledonian University, the University of Glasgow and Abertay University found that carrying out
Students across Scotland are being encouraged to enter a national award designed to support research that could change the way we own and use land in Scotland. Entries are now open for the Scottish Land Commission’s National Student Award 2023, which will grant one lucky Scottish-based student
Aberdeen law student Hamza Afzal is one of 10 finalists and the only Scottish student in the running for the Undergraduate Future Lawyer of the Year Awards 2023. The 21-year-old, who is studying Scots law with English law, was one of more than 5,000 entrants from across the UK to take part in the co
Scottish solicitors are being asked to share their views on the support offered to vulnerable accused individuals in Scottish criminal procedure.
A researcher from the University of Dundee has co-edited a new book exploring how to tell Scotland’s history in the context of calls to decolonise institutions and curricula.
Researchers have found that defendants who don’t “swear by Almighty God” when in court run a higher risk of being found guilty by jurors who themselves swear by God. In countries such as Britain and Ireland court witnesses must declare they will provide truthful evidence, but those
University of Aberdeen law students have triumphed for a third consecutive year in the Scottish finals of an international competition that pits the country’s best budding negotiators against each other. Sulaiman Yusuf, 23, and Lilac Cabbad, 26, battled it out against teams from Edinburgh, Gla