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Edinburgh Law School has been ranked as the 13th best in the world by Times Higher Education. The University of Edinburgh has moved up two places in this year's Times Higher Education World University Rankings for the subject of law, which compares 329 universities – up from 290 last year.

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University of Aberdeen law lecturer Dr Francesca Farrington has been awarded a prestigious prize from the University of Cambridge for her PhD thesis on the rule of law and economic development. The Yorke Prize, endowed in 1873 by Edmund Yorke, is awarded annually by the Faculty of Law at the Univers

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The first law student to graduate from a scholarship scheme set up in memory of the respected lawyer Kirk Murdoch has started a traineeship at Pinsent Masons. Dundee graduate Emilia Gordon has joined the firm in London on a two-year training contract and will initially be working in Pinsent Masons&r

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Glasgow University has introduced the world's first master's degree in reparatory justice. The degree has been established in partnership with the University of the West Indies (UWI) and comes amid a global campaign for financial reparations stemming from the transatlantic slave trade.

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Date/timeThu 5 October 202317:00 - 18:00 Since our foundation in 1707, Edinburgh Law School has been at the heart of legal education and research. We are a world-leading law school shaped over many centuries by our values and beliefs, commitment to excellence, and the passion and achievements of our

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A new university course for Scottish paralegals has been created to support career development while meeting the needs of the legal sector. The Law Society of Scotland has partnered with Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen to offer an accredited qualification tailored to paralegals, the first

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Abertay University's LLB degree has been ranked first in Scotland and the UK for teaching satisfaction in a major survey. The National Student Survey (NSS) is the sector’s key measure on student satisfaction – Abertay ranked third among Scotland’s 18 universities in the 2023 result

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The Centre for Private International Law at the University of Aberdeen has announced the appointment of Dr Michiel Poesen and Dr Patricia Živković as the new co-convenors of the Conflict of Laws Section by the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS). Dr Poesen's teaching and research interests are in civi

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The Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) has announced that Dr Thomas Muinzer, co-director of the Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law, and Dr Tabetha Kurtz-Shefford, senior lecturer in law (University of Swansea) have been re-elected as co-convenors of the energy law section of the SLS for another

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BTO has announced that as part of its “Working with You” initiative for trainees, the firm will be running a webinar to take the legal traineeship ‘experience’ to law students virtually.

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Dr Isla Callander and Dr Alisdair MacPherson have been appointed as the new co-directors of the Centre for Scots Law, following three years of successful leadership under Dr Ilona Cairns and Professor Adelyn Wilson. Dr Callander researches across the areas of criminal law, evidence, and procedure. H

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