Event

  • 15Apr

    Family Law Academic Network Scotland Conference 2016
    Family Law

  • Event Starts: 15th Apr 2016 9:30am
    Event Ends: 15th Apr 2016 4:30pm
    Location: Playfair Library Hall
    Postcode: EH8 9YL
    Contact Email: law.events@ed.ac.uk
    Description:

    The Family Law Academic Network Scotland hosted this full day conference looking at major themes in family law, and paying tribute to the outstanding contribution made to family law by Professor Eric Clive. Speakers included Professor Janeen Carruthers, Professor John Eekelaar, Professor Jane Mair, Professor Kenneth Norrie, Janys Scott QC, Professor Elaine Sutherland, and Lady Wise. 

    Following the opening lecture by Professor Hector MacQueen entitled "Secular, egalitarian and consumer-oriented: Scots family law and Eric Clive", the speakers addressed key topics on the themes of Adult Relationships, Children and Young People, and the Future of Family Law. 

    This event was made possible thanks to generous funding from the Clark Foundation for Legal Education.

    Download the conference programme

    Download the speakers' papers and presentations below.

    Download Baroness Hale's Family Law Academic Network Lecture 2016 - given on 14th April 2016

    Follow the conference storify thread.