Dr. Douglas Bain and Dr. Andrew Simpson contributed to a newly published volume
Dr. Douglas Bain and Dr. Andrew Simpson have both contributed to volume partly edited by former School of Law Lecturer Mr. Malcolm Combe. Land Reform in Scotland: History, Law, and Policy was published by Edinburgh University Press and contains the chapters ‘Scottish Residential Tenancies’ by Dr. Bain and ‘Earth and Stone: History,...
Dr Gloria Alvarez has recently published a new book
Dr Gloria Alvarez has recently published The ICSID Convention, Regulations and Rules: A Practical Commentary. This is the major work in the last twenty years on international investment arbitration in the context of ICSID practice. The book offers a new, forward-looking and highly practical interpretation of the convention and its...
University of Aberdeen delivers Local Content Professional Development training
A team of professionals from Mozambique's Petroleum Regulatory Authority - INP Instituto Nacional de Petroleo have completed a two-week "Advanced Local Content Frameworks' short course training at the University.
Ms McKenzie Skene and Dr MacPherson took part in a discussion about bankruptcy law in Scotland
Ms Donna Ms Mckenzie-Skene and Dr Alisdair MacPherson participated in a round table discussion with the Accountant in Bankruptcy and others about a possible future wide-ranging review of bankruptcy law in Scotland
Dr Eddy Wifa awarded the Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance Staff Mobility 2020
We are pleased to announce that our Dr Eddy Wifa’s application for the Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance Staff Mobility 2020 award has been successful. He will use the grant to visit the Curtin University in Australia some time this year to participate in a series of joint research events on the regulation...
Conference on International Refugee Law organised by School of Law experts
Last month, the Research Centre for Constitutional and Public International Law organised an expert conference on international refugee law: comparative policy perspectives from Asia and Europe. Featuring law faculty members and researchers from Kobe University (Japan), the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (London) and De Montfort University (Leicester),...
Dr Onyoja Momoh at the 23rd Annual Family Law Conference (MDT/UWC)
Onyoja Momoh, 2020 recipient of the International Grant (FLBA) with support from the POAM project Grant, at the 23rd Annual Family Law Conference by Miller du Toit Cloete Inc / University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa, 11 to 13 March 2020.
Dr Shapovalova's special issue on Guyana oil development regulation and paper on indigenous rights
A special issues on regulating oil development in Guyana, edited by our Dr Daria Shapovalova, has been published in the Oil, Gas, and Energy Law Journal. Dr Shapovalova has co-edited the special issue with Aaron Cooper from Coventry University following the conference they organised in May 2019. In 2015, ExxonMobil announced...
School of Law welcomed a professor from the law faculty at the University of Bergen
The School of Law was delighted to welcome Professor Sören Koch; a German professor; from the law faculty at the University of Bergen last week. This is his third year visiting the University of Aberdeen as part of a teaching exchange programme established between the two universities by our Dr...
Law Scholarships open for applications
The Law School has a number of scholarships available for the 2020/21 academic year at undergraduate and postgraduate level. This article also includes a case study about the first recipient of our David Carey Miller Scholarship.
Dr Alvarez and Dr Shapovalova participate in 'Energy Transitions' conference in Joensuu, Finland
On 27-28 February, our Dr Gloria Alvarez and Dr Daria Shapovalova represented the Law School at the annual 'Energy Transitions' conference in Joensuu, Finland. The conference brought together energy law academics and practitioners from around the world and the theme this year was ‘Achieving Just Energy Transitions through Law and Policy: Challenges...
Dr Justin Borg-Barthet has been researching legal reforms to improve press freedoms
Our Dr Justin Borg-Barthet has been researching legal reforms to improve press freedoms since the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017. Last week, he presented his work on reform of EU Defamation Law and chaired a strategy session at the Greenpeace anti-SLAPP symposium in Amsterdam. This was followed...
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