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Aberdeen University law graduate Helena Siebenrock has been recognised with the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action or humanitarian efforts – The Diana Award. Established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, the award is given out by the cha

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Barrister Ian Whitehurst has been made an honorary lecturer at Aberdeen University's School of Law. He is ranked in Chambers and the Legal 500 as a leading individual at the English bar in the areas of crime, fraud, confiscation, business crime and regulatory law. He is based in Liverpool, London an

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A human geography student at the James Hutton Institute and the University of Aberdeen has won the Scottish Land Commission’s National Student Award for 2023. PhD student Roz Corbett will use the £1,000 grant award to undertake stakeholder participation research into her doctoral thesis

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A University of Dundee lecturer who will today receive her PhD is combining her personal experiences and legal expertise to help transform the lives of other disabled people. Rachael Wallace will receive her doctorate at the university’s graduation ceremony at Caird Hall this afternoon. For th

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Students at the Aberdeen Law Project (ALP) have had a string of successes recently. In one case, ALP successfully reduced its client’s rent after winning a fair rent dispute case in the First-tier Housing Tribunal for Scotland.

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The Supreme Court hosted law students from Aberdeen University for the final of a moot, with Lord Reed himself presiding. On 20 April, the Aberdeen University Commercial Law Society and Aberdeen University Mooting Society’s Commercial Moot culminated in a finale at the court.

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Speakers from across politics, journalism, academia, legal practice and civil society came together at the University of Aberdeen on Friday to discuss the protection of free speech in the media. The roundtable event, hosted by the Anti-SLAPP Research Hub at the School of Law, was focused on experien

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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