The Aberdeen Law Project (ALP) has successfully enforced a 24-hour notice period for a vulnerable client. As a result, the landlord will no longer access the property without providing the mandatory notice to the client.
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
President of the Supreme Court, Lord Reed, is to become a patron of the Aberdeen Law Project. Lord Reed said: “The Aberdeen Law Project is a remarkable student-led project. Its volunteers provide a vital link between the community and the legal system, by improving access to justice and by wor
The Lord Advocate, Dorothy Bain QC, will deliver the Aberdeen Law Project's (ALP) Annual Lecture next month. The event will be held in a hybrid format. In-person tickets are limited due to seating capacity, but the event will also be streamed online for those who cannot attend in person.
David Ridley and Alison Woods have joined the Aberdeen Law Project's board. Mr Ridley, a corporate finance associate at Womble Bond Dickinson and former student member of the project, and Alison Woods, a partner and co-head of the UK employment team at CMS, will be taking up their positions with imm
The Aberdeen Law Project’s representation team has secured a four-figure sum for a client who had been subjected to disability-related discrimination. Lead advisor Katy Smith succeeded in a discrimination case at Aberdeen Sheriff Court. Sheriff Hodge found in favour of the client, who had been
The Aberdeen Law Project (ALP) has announced the appointment of Victorie-Anne Gomez-Llorens and Helena Siebenrock as co-student directors. Ms Gomez-Llorens, from Reims, France, and Ms Siebenrock, from Frankfurt, Germany, will be co-student directors and are succeeding Jonathan Goodyear, the ALP&rsqu
The Aberdeen Law Project (ALP) has announced that Anna Robertson has been elected chair of the board. Ms Robertson succeeds Margaret Ross, who retired from the School of Law at Aberdeen University last month.
The Aberdeen Law Project has announced the launch of its new talk-show on Station House Media Unit's (SHMU) radio station. SHMU, a charity which uses media to spread a positive message about Aberdeen’s regeneration areas, will host the first episode of the talk show on 29 October.
The Aberdeen Law Project (ALP) has received a letter from the President of the Supreme Court on the occasion of its tenth anniversary. Lady Hale congratulated ALP on the milestone and said: "What you have achieved in improving access to justice in Scotland through the provision of advice, representa
Two law students in Aberdeen have represented a group of tenants in a four-figure dispute. Jonathan MacAulay and Amos Dahl, members of the Aberdeen Law Project (ALP), helped secure the return of a wrongfully withheld deposit through SafeDeposits Scotland's dispute resolution process.
Robyn Canning and Lewis Campbell have been appointed deputy student directors at the Aberdeen Law Project. Ryan Whelan, chair of the ALP Board, said: “We were again this year faced with the challenge of choosing between an extremely talented pool of shortlisted candidates. That Robyn and
Law students are set to provide free legal advice to workers under investigation by the Scottish Social Services Council following the announcement of a tie-up between the organisations. The SSSC and the Aberdeen Law Project (ALP) have announced that registered workers whose fitness t