SULCN annual conference held at Glasgow Caledonian University
On 7 June 2017, people from throughout Scotland with an interest in the student law clinic sector and pro bono legal work more generally gathered at Glasgow Caledonian University for the Scottish University Law Clinic Network (SULCN) annual conference. Malcolm Combe, chair of SULCN and a lecturer at the School of...
Andrew Simpson published a piece on Scottish legal culture
Andrew Simpson has just published a piece on Scottish legal culture in Comparing Legal Cultures (Bergen: Fagbokforlaget, 2017), edited by Jørn Sunde, Søren Koch and Knut Skodvin, all of the University of Bergen, Norway. This book was written primarily written to introduce undergraduate students at Bergen to one intriguing way...
Workshop to discuss the Legal Character of Petroleum Licenses
Professor Tina Hunter, chair of the Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law hosted a workshop in conjunction with the University of Bergen to discuss the legal character of petroleum licenses. Academics from across the globe met to discuss the different perspectives by jurisdiction. The papers will be published in the...
Zeray Yihdego at the XVI World Water Congress in Cancun
Zeray Yihdego will be presenting his co-authored paper ‘The Ethiopian Renaissance dam and procedural equity’, at the XVI World Water Congress in Cancun on May 31st. Zeray’s paper is part of a special session at the conference discussing cross-disciplinary themes in the transboundary water resources management and development in the...
Dr Couzigou at the Conference for the Criminalization of Cyber Terrorism
Dr Couzigou was invited by Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, to talk at the conference for the criminalization of cyber terrorism, in Abu Dhabi on 15 and 16 May. Dr Couzigou presented a paper on the necessity for a treaty countering cyber terrorism....
Aberdeen law trio scoop awards at The Hague
A trio of law students from the University of Aberdeen enjoyed success at a recent International competition at The Hague.
Malcolm Combe in South Africa
Last week Malcolm Combe taught students at the University of Cape Town in the module “Advanced Property Law (Expropriation)” and on Monday he taught students in the class “Property Law in a Constitutional Order”. Tomorrow he will deliver a seminar at the University of Stellenbosch on “Legislating for Land Reform”. Whilst...
Aberdeen law students ready for International Moot at The Hague
Three students from the University of Aberdeen's Law School have been gearing up to take part in an International competition at The Hague by getting some practise in at Aberdeen Sheriff Court first.
Aberdeen Diploma students take bronze at the International Client Counselling competition
Two Aberdeen University Diploma students placed third at the three-day Brown Mosten International Client Consultation Competition (ICCC) competition. They were runners up to Northern Ireland (2nd) and Ireland (1st). The Brown Mosten Competition is an annual event and this year it saw twenty different countries participate in the final over the...
Aberdeen law students to put their client counselling skills to the test
Two students from the University of Aberdeen Law School will represent Scotland at a prestigious Client Counselling competition this week.