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Aberdeen University's Main Faculty Moot Final will be held on 22 February at the Kings College Conference Centre at 6pm. The event promises an evening of intellectual engagement and networking opportunities, featuring Lord Woolman, Scott Styles and Dr Jonathan Ainslie. Following the moot, attendees

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Aberdeen University Mooting Society has won the Lord Jones intervarsity mooting competition. The win marks the first time since 2017 that Aberdeen has reached the finals, and its first win since 2006.

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The University of Aberdeen Law School has paid tribute to its former vice principal and head of faculty, the late Professor Philip Love CBE. Professor Love became a solicitor in 1963 before joining the university as professor of conveyancing and professional practice of law, during which time he ear

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Edinburgh Law School’s Professor Burkhard Schafer is participating in a 10-month project led by the University of Strathclyde that aims to help researchers and their institutions make informed decisions on how they use generative AI. The project has received £100,000 in funding from REPH

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Lord Malcolm is to deliver the 2024 Dundee Law School Alumni Lecture. Lord Malcolm graduated with an LLB in Scots Law from the University of Dundee in 1975. He became an advocate in 1977 and was appointed as a Queen’s Counsel in 1990. In 2001 he was elected dean of the Faculty of Advocates, an

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Two students from the University of Dundee made it to the semi finals of the Inner Temple Inter-Varsity Moot Competition on 4 February. Rory Hamilton and Struan Macdonald represented the university at the competition and were the only competitors this year to represent a Scottish university.

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Queen’s University Belfast has won this year's UK Student Mediation Competition. The competition, hosted this year by Edinburgh Law School, was held on 26 and 27 January 2024 and involved 15 UK universities.

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Digital watermarks combined with AI will speed up the resolution of legal cases about copyright infringements, a new study says. The technology would enhance the assessment of data about potential breaches and make it easier for lawsuits to be be brought. It will also lead to more evidence being ava

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The University of Dundee will welcome the “thinkers and change-makers of the future” as part of a new, multi-million pound initiative. The university has been awarded £2.15 million that will support 24 postgraduate researchers to achieve their PhDs. Each candidate will have four or

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A new University of Dundee study could improve transparency and remove organisational bias from an increasingly important aspect of police and forensic scientific work. The CLARUS project has brought together organisations from across Europe to evaluate and improve how law enforcement and forensic s

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The Aberdeen Law Project (ALP) has secured a four-figure sum for a client through a simple procedure application to the Sheriff Court. Prior to ALP’s engagement in the matter, the client entered into a personal loan agreement with another individual who later failed to repay the client for the

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In December 2023, the Human Rights Consortium Scotland (HRCS) published a research report written by Dr Kasey McCall-Smith entitled The Benefits of Incorporating the UN Convention against Torture and other forms of Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment into Scots Law. This report focused on the gaps

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A new article reflects on the work of the Strathclyde Law Clinic, which recently passed the milestone of £2 million won or saved for its clients over the 20 years since it was established by Professor Donald Nicolson OBE in 2003. "The Clinic has continually evolved and expanded throughout its

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