The Edinburgh Law School mooting team has won the Royal Celtic Society’s 200-year anniversary moot.
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Professor Jo Shaw, head of Edinburgh Law School, will receive an honorary doctorate in law from the University of Helsinki on 16 June 2023. The University of Helsinki’s Conferment Jubilee celebrations commence on 20 March 2023 with the announcement of the university’s new honorary doctor
Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre, Old College Thu 30 March 202317:30 - 19:30 (GMT)
Edinburgh Law School’s Professor Nehal Bhuta is to present a lecture entitled Recovering Social Rights. In the aftermath of a 40-year dismantling of post-war welfare and developmental states, the argument goes, economic and social rights are merely straws in the wind, legalistic arguments whic
Scottish diversity and inclusion consultancy, Diversity+, has partnered with the University of Edinburgh Law School to create an event that is possibly the first of its kind in Scotland. The Festival of Legal Possibilities, opening on February 21, will recognise and prioritise law students who do no
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
Dr Anna Souhami, a senior lecturer in criminology at Edinburgh Law School, has been participating in the proceedings of a high-profile Canadian inquiry into a 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia. The Mass Casualty Commission is an independent, public inquiry established to examine the causes, context
Straight-A students are being rejected by Edinburgh Law School in favour of less qualified pupils from deprived areas, The Times reports. One candidate who was on track to receive 10 highers, having already obtained six As in fifth year, was rejected for the LLB course because there was no space lef
Edinburgh University students Rebecca Millar and Matthew McPherson have won the Elaine Tyre Client Consultation Competition, the Scottish final of the International Client Consultation Competition, which is hosted by Edinburgh Law School. The pair beat teams from four other diploma in professional l
Edinburgh Law School bade a fond farewell this week to head of school, Professor Martin Hogg as he left for pastures new at NUI Galway. He joined the law school first as lecturer in 1995 before working his way to chair in the law of obligations in 2013.
A new student clinic at Edinburgh Law School will be the first of its kind in Scotland and only the second in the UK when it opens its doors next month. The Scottish Tax Clinic, run by the university in conjunction with charity partner TaxAid, represents a significant expansion of pro bono tax servi
An article by an Edinburgh Law School LLM student has been selected for publication by the Trinity College Law Review. Bracken Crossley, who is studying comparative and European private law, submitted an article drafted in French to the journal. It was selected for publication and considered the bes
Professor Burkhard Schafer is to lead a research strand on governance and regulation in the decentralised digital economy. His work will be undertaken within a new £10 million research centre that aims to reshape the future of the digital economy with the help of artificial intelligence and bl
Professor Susan McVie has been awarded a fellowship of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS) for her contribution to social science. The Academy of Social Sciences has named 73 leading UK social scientists to a new cohort of fellows for 2020. All have been elected for their outstanding contribution
An Edinburgh Law School academic is set to be part of a new £2.1m research study investigating the risks of COVID-19 on Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) healthcare workers. Jointly funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the Uni