Peter Hirst joins Law School as Honorary Professor
The School of Law is delighted that Peter Hirst FCIArb, Partner at Clyde & Co LLP is joining teaching staff as an Honorary Professor on a number of programmes.
Dr Taylor Attends The ICON-S British-Irish Chapter Annual Conference in Glasgow
Dr Robert Taylor will be presenting at the upcoming ICON-S British-Irish Chapter Annual Conference entitled 'The United Kingdom’s Withdrawal from the European Union (?): Domestic and European Constitutional Implications'. The conference will be hosted by the University of Strathclyde on the 24-25th April. A brief summary of Dr Taylor’s presentation is included...
'Agricultural Land Use and Natural Gas Extraction Conflicts' Book launch in Sydney
Professor Tina Soliman Hunter and Dr Madeline Taylor, from the University of Sydney, presented their new book entitled: ‘Agricultural Land Use and Natural Gas Extraction Conflicts’ at an event in Sydney this week. The Sydney Law School hosted the event which featured a panel including Bob Pritchard (Energy Policy Institute of...
Law School alumnus instrumental in campaign making upskirting a criminal offence
English and Welsh Law has now has officially acknowledged upskirting as a criminal offence following a high-profile campaign by Gina Martin, supported by alumnus Ryan Whelan, lawyer at Gibson Dunn. The law came into force after Gina Martin spent 18 months in court campaigning to make the highly intrusive practice illegal...
Dr Irene Couzigou participated in the inaugural International Law Edinburgh-Glasgow workshop
Dr Irene Couzigou participated in the first workshop of a new collaboration in International Law between the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow from 8 to 10 April.
Professor Abbe Brown to present at this year's BILETA conference
Professor Abbe Brown will present a paper on 'Law below and beyond frontiers: marine genetic diversity, IP and information' at the BILETA 2019 Conference. This year, Queen's University Belfast will host the conference on the theme: 'Back to the futures: law without frontiers?' from the 16-17th April. Professor Brown's abstract is included here.
American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Conference: Day 2
Professor Margaret Ross provides some comments from day two of the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Conference. The 11th April was the first day of the full conference – Shining the light on the parties in Dispute Resolution. It started with a Keynote conversation entitled “No Risk, No Reward -...
Anne-Michelle Slater and Abbe Brown attend Workshop hosted by University of Northumbria
Anne-Michelle Slater and Abbe Brown attended a workshop at the University of Northumbria on 9 April 2019 at the invitation of Professor Gita Gill. The interdisciplinary group across law and science explored best practices regarding approaches to uncertainty and precaution. This workshop was the first step in a project funded by...
American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Conference: Day 1
Professor Margaret Ross recently participated in the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Conference in Minneapolis and shares some comments from day one of the Conference. The plenary on “Dispute resolution in the Court – delivery of Justice in the self-service society” was a fabulous start and made it well worth coming...
Dr Titilayo Adebola presents at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference in Leeds
Dr Titilayo Adebola attended the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference at the University of Leeds, on 3 to 5 April. The conference brought together academics in the field of socio-legal studies to disseminate knowledge and foster networks. Dr Adebola delivered a paper on: ‘Variations in Intellectual Property (IP) Governance in Africa: Attempts...
Professor Margaret Ross to attend the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Conference
Professor Margaret Ross will attend the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Conference in Minneapolis. The title of the conference is: "Shining the Light on the Parties in Dispute Resolution" and it will take place from the 10-13th April. In addition to the conference, Professor Ross will participate in a Symposium on...
Dr Constantinos Yiallourides presented a paper at Chatham House Conference in London
Dr Constantinos Yiallourides recently presented a paper Chatham House Conference on 'Security and Prosperity in the Asia-Pacific: The Role of International Law'. This conference brought together international law and policy experts to explore the political and legal dynamics affecting economic relations, security challenges and maritime governance in the Asia-Pacific region. Dr Yiallourides’ presentation...
Malcolm Combe co-authors new edition of the book 'Residential Tenancies'
Malcolm Combe has co-authored the fourth edition of ‘Residential Tenancies: Private and Social Renting in Scotland’ with Peter Robson, Professor of Social Welfare Law at the University of Strathclyde. This textbook is a central reference point for anyone dealing with landlord or tenant matters where the rented property is someone's...
Dr Alvarez attends the UNCITRAL Working Group III: Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform
This week, Dr Gloria Alvarez is attending the UNCITRAL Working Group III: Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform 37th Session, at the United Nations Headquarters, in New York. As a member of the Academic Forum, Dr Alvarez (who is active in the field of ISDS) will participate and exchange views, explore issues and...
The School of Law partners with Shepherd and Wedderburn to host a PRIME event
This year, the School of Law is supporting PRIME in partnership with the law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn.
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