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When Daria Shapovalova arrived in Aberdeen to study for a PhD in international law she never imagined that a decade later she would still be there, lecturing at the University of Aberdeen and leading the institution’s Centre for Energy Law. Her initial encounter with the city had been inauspic

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Dr Daria Shapovalova has been appointed the director of the Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law (AUCEL), following a successful three-year term as co-director with Dr Thomas Muinzer. AUCEL comprises large number of academics, doctoral researchers, and associate members. Over decades, AUCEL mem

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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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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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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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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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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

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Aberdeen University's School of Law hosted two Taiwanese scholars as part of its Visiting Researchers Programme. The School of Law hosted Yea-Jen Tseng, professor of international law at the Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, and Hsin-Chih Chen, professor at the Department of Poli

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Students from the University of Aberdeen paid a trip to legal London recently to learn about life at the English bar.

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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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