Hannah Chowdhry (credit: The Duke of Edinburgh's Award / Rachel Palmer) Hannah Chowdhry, a law student at the University of Aberdeen, has been recognised as a 'Leadership Trailblazer' by This is Youth, an award ceremony organised by the Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme.
A doctoral student studying the concept of unfitness for trial is looking for research participants from the legal profession. Danielle Dyason, a PhD student in clinical psychology at Edinburgh University, is looking at legal and healthcare professionals’ views on the definition, terminology,
Digital assets and the legal framework surrounding them will be the focus of a new research project funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). A team from the University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Commercial Law consisting of Dr Burcu Yüksel Ripley, Dr Alisdair MacPherson and Luci Care
The student-run Law Clinic at the University of Strathclyde has been named a winner in the Herald’s Law Awards of Scotland, in recognition of its work in giving access to justice to communities in the Glasgow area.
Lindsay Jack, director of student experience at the Edinburgh Law School, has received the principal’s medal. The medals are one of the ways in which the university recognises professional services, academic staff, or students who have made outstanding contributions to the University and wider
The Aberdeen Law Project has appointed two new deputy student directors, Soma Mehmood and Hope Laing. Anna Robertson, chair of the ALP board said: “We are thrilled to have appointed Soma and Hope to step up into their new roles. The beauty of ALP is that each year we get to have members step u
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
Thursday 9 November 5.30pm Sir Charles Wilson Lecture Theatre This year’s lecture, on “Equity and Interpretation” will be delivered by Professor Timothy Endicott, Vinerian Professor of English Law at All Souls College, Oxford. In it, Professor Endicott will explore the judicial int
Edinburgh Law School has been ranked as the 13th best in the world by Times Higher Education. The University of Edinburgh has moved up two places in this year's Times Higher Education World University Rankings for the subject of law, which compares 329 universities – up from 290 last year.
As Halloween approaches, the perennially popular witch costume will be donned by guisers across the country, Professor Bill Naphy writes. Images of witches have appeared in various forms throughout history – from evil, wart-nosed women huddling over a cauldron of boiling liquid to hag-faced, c
University of Aberdeen law lecturer Dr Francesca Farrington has been awarded a prestigious prize from the University of Cambridge for her PhD thesis on the rule of law and economic development. The Yorke Prize, endowed in 1873 by Edmund Yorke, is awarded annually by the Faculty of Law at the Univers
The first law student to graduate from a scholarship scheme set up in memory of the respected lawyer Kirk Murdoch has started a traineeship at Pinsent Masons. Dundee graduate Emilia Gordon has joined the firm in London on a two-year training contract and will initially be working in Pinsent Masons&r
Glasgow University has introduced the world's first master's degree in reparatory justice. The degree has been established in partnership with the University of the West Indies (UWI) and comes amid a global campaign for financial reparations stemming from the transatlantic slave trade.
A new article exploring domestic violence, safeguarding returning parents, the best interests of the child, human rights and international refugee law, and legislative interventions has been published.