Legal professionals in Dundee have raised hundreds of pounds to help some of the most vulnerable people in Scotland access legal services for free.
Pictured (L-R): Nigel Roberts, LexisNexis; Yorm Ama Abledu, Centurion Law Group A University of Aberdeen alumna has been honoured with a prestigious international law award in recognition of her work mentoring the next generation of legal minds.
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
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
Edinburgh Law School's Professor Laura Macgregor is to present a lecture entitled Scottish Partnership Law: the Contribution of George Joseph Bell later this month. The lecture will focus on Scottish partnership law, specifically the contribution of the institutional writer, George Joseph Bell, to t
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
Law students at the University of Dundee are set to benefit from insights into the legal profession as successful alumni offer their counsel in a new mentoring scheme.
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
The Edinburgh Centre for Private Law will host a lecture on Friday entitled Heritability of damages claims for infringements of personality rights. It will be delivered by Professor Wolfgang Wurmnest, professor for civil law and commercial law including maritime law, University of Hamburg.
Aberdeen University's Dr Daria Shapovalova presented her work on place-based governance of just transition at the Polar Law Symposium and the Arctic Circle Assembly, both of which took place in Reykjavik, Iceland. The Polar Law Symposium is an annual conference discussing legal issues relevant to th
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
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
Lord Wolfson of Tredegar KC will deliver this year's James Wood Lecture at Glasgow University next month on the topic 'Law and Government: Reflections of a Justice Minister'. David Wolfson, Lord Wolfson of Tredegar KC, is a British politician, barrister and Conservative life peer. He was parliamenta
The University of Dundee has published a report into the institution's historical links with transatlantic slavery. The study acknowledges that whilst the university’s founders played a leading role in widening access to education by promoting the education of students of both sexes, Mary Ann
Aberdeen University's School of Law has congratulated LLB student Mari-Liis Lillebach for being the winner of the 2022 Davidson Chalmers Commercial Law Prize.