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Lawscot Foundation students have shown off their legal and workplace skills in a contest across five major legal employers in Edinburgh. The Lawscot Challenge was held last week, with eight students in four teams across three year groups participating in the event’s first running since 2019.

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Three advocates discussed their careers at an event held by the University of Aberdeen Bar Society last week. Euan Mackenzie, Katharine Muir and Simon Crabb gave talks about their route to the Scottish bar and their specialisms – public law, personal injury, medical negligence, commercial law,

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The University of Aberdeen Law School has strengthened its long-standing reputation as a centre for space law with a new academic appointment. Dr Maria Manoli, who received her PhD from the Institute of Air and Space Law in the Faculty of Law at McGill University, Montreal, Canada, where she was als

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Four advocates are to discuss their careers at an event held by the University of Aberdeen Bar Society later this month. Euan Mackenzie, Katharine Muir, Simon Crabb and Dominic Scullion will give talks about their route to the Scottish bar and their specialisms – public law, personal injury, m

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A new record has been set for the number of trainee solicitors registered in Scotland, with Law Society of Scotland figures showing that 788 traineeships began in the past year. The traineeships registered during the legal practice year – which runs from November to October – are spread

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As we emerge from Brexit and the Covid crisis, are the powers of the Scottish Parliament still fit for purpose? Is there a more optimal balance of powers for Scotland within the Union? Is federalism a viable option for the UK, and what would it look like? Alternatively, what would it mean for Scotla

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The second lecture in the 2022 Hamlyn Lecture series will be held on Wednesday 9 November at the University of Glasgow and will feature Professor Catherine O'Regan, who will speak on 'Courts and the Executive Branch of Government'. Professor O'Regan is the inaugural director of the Bonavero Institut

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The University of Dundee has been awarded 'University of Sanctuary' status, joining a network of institutions across the UK working to develop support for those displaced by humanitarian crises. Dozens of students from war-torn regions have joined the university this year thanks to the award of a re

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