Publication of Scottish Legal History Volume One: 1000-1707
Dr Andrew Simpson and Dr Adelyn Wilson are delighted to announce the publication of their book, Scottish Legal History Volume One: 1000-1707. It is the first single-volume study of that entire period of Scottish legal history to be published in over fifty years. The work considers how and why a...
Hague Experts' Group Meeting chaired by Professor Paul Beaumont
The recent Experts’ Group meeting on cross-border recognition and enforcement of agreements in family disputes involving children took place in the Hague between 14- 16 June 2017. The meeting was chaired by Professor Paul Beaumont. The Experts’ Group is made up of judges, legal practitioners, government officials and academics from...
Dr Susan Stokeld at the 2017 International Negotiation Competition in Oslo
Dr Susan Stokeld will be delivering a Master Class entitled 'The power of effective listening and communication in negotiation' at the 2017 International Negotiation Competition in Oslo today. Her class will draw on her experiences as a magistrate in the Scottish Criminal Courts and will explore the value of ‘active listening’...
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...
LLM student at the 5th International Student Energy Summit in Merida Mexico
Shakwa Nyambe, a current LLM Oil and Gas student is attending the 5th International Student Energy Summit in Merida Mexico this week. Shakwa will be presenting his paper on why the standard reform model for power sector reforms cannot be fully adapted in Sub-Saharan Africa on the 15th of June. To...
LLB student at the OECD global forum in Paris
LLB student, Evangelos Stefanis, is currently in Paris attending the OECD global forum entitled “bridging divides”. Today they were talking about the effect of globalisation, migration and integration.
7th World Congress of Family Law and Children's Rights in Dublin
Professor Paul Beaumont, Jayne Holliday, Dr Katarina Trimmings and Dr Burcu Yuksel are all at the 7th World Congress on family Law and Human Rights in Dublin this week. Professor Paul Beaumont and Jayne Holliday are presenting their paper: Recent Developments on Habitual Residence and on Transfer in the Brussels IIa...
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...
Dr Roy Partain in Beijing
Dr Roy Partain is presenting his paper: 'Considerations of Offshore Nuclear Power Plants and Private Regulatory Mechanisms' at the International Seminar on Private Regulation and New Fields of Regulation, at the University of Finance and Economics Beijing.Roy's paper analyses the option for an interim private regulatory mechanism for nuclear power...
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...