Published 07/01/2015 09:31
Law School Honorary Professor David Johnston QC has been appointed Commissioner of the Scottish Law Commission.
Published 09/01/2015 08:32
Stephen Tierney, Professor of Constitutional Theory at Edinburgh Law School and Director of the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law, has been appointed Legal Adviser to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution.
Published 12/01/2015 10:03
Professor Burkhard Schafer, Director of Edinburgh Law School’s SCRIPT Centre for IT and IP, has taken part on BBC Radio 4’s Unreliable Evidence as an expert guest discussing the law of artificial intelligence.
Published 14/01/2015 16:32
Edinburgh Law School students will have the chance to practise their interview skills with representatives from leading law firms, as part of the School’s programme of events for Innovative Learning Week.
Published 22/01/2015 16:19
Research being conducted at Edinburgh Law School’s Mason Institute is making a contribution to Scottish Government policy on assisted suicide.
Published 28/01/2015 10:30
Professor Emilios Avgouleas was invited to speak at the biannual conference of the Basel Committee on Banking regulation (the standard setter for the global banking industry), which took place at the Bank of International Settlements on 22nd to 23rd January 2015.
Published 05/02/2015 11:22
A new report on bioethics, published by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics on 3rd February, has drawn heavily on work carried out by the Mason Institute and its researchers.
Published 06/02/2015 15:38
BENELEX principal investigator Elisa Morgera and BENELEX researcher Elsa Tsioumani have been invited to join a newly established Global Specialist Group on Access and Benefit-sharing (ABS) and Related Issues.
Published 12/02/2015 12:27
Professor Emilios Avgouleas has led a high level internal Bank of England seminar on bank resolution, following invitation by the Bank’s Director of Financial Stability. The seminar took place on Wednesday 11 February.
Published 16/02/2015 09:32
Dr Paul du Plessis, Senior Lecturer in Civil Law and Legal History, has been awarded a Tytus Fellowship by the Department of Classics of the University of Cincinnati.
Published 17/02/2015 12:48
Third-year Edinburgh Law School undergraduate Caroline Marshall has won a prestigious scholarship to visit Japan to study the country’s language and culture.
Published 23/02/2015 11:13
Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, Senior Lecturer in Climate Law, has led a delegation of diplomats and legal scholars on a ‘Climate Outreach Roadshow' of Taiwan’s major cities.
Published 24/02/2015 19:01
A paper written by a team of CREATE PhD students and early career researchers under the supervision of Professor Burkhard Schafer has been nominated as one of the “top ten” papers at this year’s IRIS conference.
Published 27/02/2015 15:14
A paper written by a team of CREATE PhD students and early career researchers under the supervision of Professor Burkhard Schafer has won third place at this year’s IRIS conference.
Published 02/03/2015 09:36
Dr Anna Souhami, Lecturer in Criminology, has led an extended workshop at a meeting of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (YJB) to explore options for its future role and direction.
Published 10/03/2015 14:51
Student teams from Turkey, Germany, Switzerland, France and Scotland had the opportunity to compete in the fourth Edinburgh International Willem Vis Pre-Moot, held on 28th February and 1st of March.
Published 13/03/2015 14:33
The University of Edinburgh has climbed 17 places to reach 29th position in the THE World Reputation Rankings 2015.
Published 18/03/2015 16:08
Law and Business School students had a unique opportunity to get involved in a masterclass on monetary and financial policy in the Eurozone with leading experts on the topic.
Published 20/03/2015 14:11
Dr Liz Campbell, Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law and Evidence, has given the opening paper at the inaugural Serious and Organised Crime Exchange 2015 (SOCEX2015).
Published 23/03/2015 15:57
Dr Paolo Cavaliere, Lecturer in Digital Media and IT Law, has been invited by the Council of Europe to deliver a keynote speech at an Albanian government workshop on the topic of ‘Digital Communication: Maximising the Use of Spectrum’.
Published 24/03/2015 10:13
Students on the LLM in Global Environment and Climate Change Law have been participating in a series of expert seminars led by international and European environmental law practitioners.
Published 24/03/2015 12:38
The Law School's refurbished Old College home is to be ready two years earlier than first anticipated.
Published 30/03/2015 13:45
The University’s Global Justice Academy has been awarded a multi-million pound research programme award to explore how countries affected by conflict can successfully and peacefully rebuild their societies.
Published 30/03/2015 14:59
Dr Elisa Morgera, Senior Lecturer in Global Environmental Law, has been appointed Adjunct Professor of International and EU Environmental Law at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF), in Joensuu, Finland.
Published 06/04/2015 10:17
Teaching staff from Edinburgh Law School have been shortlisted for this year’s EUSA Teaching Awards.
Published 27/04/2015 11:20
PG law students from Edinburgh and the University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt in Germany have joined forces to evaluate the state of the European social model and the field of European Labour Law after the Eurozone debt crisis at a student-led conference held at Edinburgh Law School.
Published 27/04/2015 13:00
Edinburgh Law School’s Dr Lynne Copson has won Best Feedback Award in the EUSA Teaching Awards 2015.
Published 29/04/2015 12:05
Students on this year’s LLM in Global Environment and Climate Change programme have been getting involved with a range of research events.
Published 29/04/2015 14:19
Edinburgh has been ranked as one of the world’s top 30 law schools in the 2015 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Published 01/05/2015 11:04
Judith Rauhofer, Lecturer in IT Law, has been appointed Managing Editor of the new academic journal European Data Protection Law Review.
Published 08/05/2015 12:44
The Law School and the Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law are to host a two-day interdisciplinary conference on transport law and logistics.
Published 11/05/2015 15:20
Due to popular demand, Edinburgh Law School is to close applications for 2015 entry to LLM in Human Rights at midnight on 14th May.
Published 13/05/2015 10:08
A number of Edinburgh Law School graduates have been elected MPs at Westminster following the UK’s general election.
Published 15/05/2015 13:13
A group of LLM students have been given exclusive behind-the-scenes insight into two international marine organisations, thanks to a recent trip to London.
Published 25/05/2015 09:39
Dr Elisa Morgera, Senior Lecturer in Global Environment Law, has been invited to share her latest research with European environmental lawyers at a knowledge-exchange seminar in Stockholm.
Published 25/05/2015 10:37
Dr Elisa Morgera, Senior Lecturer in Global Environmental Law and Dr James Harrison, Lecturer in International Law, have been awarded a global legal consultancy to provide guidance for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Published 26/05/2015 09:38
The University of Edinburgh has been ranked 9th in the UK for law in the 2016 Guardian University Guide, published this week.
Published 28/05/2015 10:34
Professor Emilios Avgouleas, Chair of International Banking Law and Finance, has been speaking to audiences at Brussels Global Law Week on the topic of financial innovation and global governance.
Published 02/06/2015 11:25
Two Law School students are travelling to Belgrade this week to take part in the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Competition.
Published 02/06/2015 12:15
Edinburgh Law School alumnus Richard Keen QC has been appointed Advocate General for Scotland.
Published 05/06/2015 13:49
Edinburgh Law School alumnus Jarrett Blaustein has returned to Edinburgh to launch his debut book Speaking Truths to Power: Policy Ethnography and Police Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina (OUP).
Published 05/06/2015 14:54
Law postgraduate Laura Keogh has been selected as one of three Edinburgh students to present at the Universitas 21 Graduate Research Conference.
Published 08/06/2015 14:04
The Edinburgh Student Law Review (ESLR) has recently celebrated the launch of its annual main edition, as well as a special edition consisting of papers from the Edinburgh Postgraduate Law Conference 2014.
Published 09/06/2015 10:14
The University of Edinburgh and the Europa Institute are to launch a new online platform for the commentary and analysis of European affairs.
Published 09/06/2015 14:11
The University’s Postgraduate Open Day is to take place on Wednesday 18th November. The Law School will host a session at this event from 12pm until 3pm.
Published 10/06/2015 16:33
A student team from Edinburgh Law School has been awarded Best Newcomers in the European round of the Manfred Lachs Space Moot Competition in Belgrade.
Published 12/06/2015 16:11
A former Edinburgh Law School PhD student has been awarded the British Society of Criminology’s Brian Williams Prize.
Published 17/06/2015 09:06
Professor Emilios Avgouleas, Chair of International Banking Law and Finance, and Dr Parker Hood, Commercial Law lecturer, have been presenting on the new governance regime for financial products at an EY Global Financial Services Institute event.
Published 19/06/2015 12:45
Zachary Korman has been awarded the Law School’s 2015 Lord President Cooper Memorial Prize Scholarship, in the prize’s 50th anniversary year.
Published 23/06/2015 10:07
A student on the LLM in Global Environment and Climate Change Law has been selected to present at the Annual Conference of the Australian Coral Reef Society in Queensland, Australia.
Published 29/06/2015 11:27
Edinburgh Law School is to confer an honorary doctorate upon Martin Loughlin, Professor of Public Law at London School of Economics.
Published 01/07/2015 14:45
Elisa Morgera, Professor of Global Environment Law, has been awarded an international consultancy by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
Published 06/07/2015 14:51
Law School staff have been recognised in the University's latest round of professorial appointments.
Published 08/07/2015 10:00
International Economic Law Lecturer, Dr Filippo Fontanelli, with colleagues from the University of Surrey, has intervened as amicus curiae before the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in the case Khoroshenko v the Russian Federation.
Published 08/07/2015 10:57
Professor Emilios Avgouleas, Chair in International Banking Law and Finance, has been discussing the Greek debt crisis on BBC Radio.
Published 14/07/2015 11:57
Due to popular demand, Edinburgh Law School is to close its applications for 2015 entry to the on-campus LLM in Commercial Law, LLM in Corporate Law and LLM in International Banking Law on 15th July at midnight.
Published 20/07/2015 16:52
Professor Elisa Morgera (Law) and Dr Meriwether Wilson (Geosciences) have been awarded a Blue Skies research grant by the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) programme.
Published 22/07/2015 10:33
Christine Bell, Professor of Constitutional Law at Edinburgh Law School, has been made a Fellow of the British Academy.
Published 22/07/2015 12:12
The Mason Institute has announced a new scholarship for postgraduate students interested in attending the 13th World Congress of the International Association of Bioethics (IAB 2016).
Published 27/07/2015 16:35
Elisa Morgera, Professor of Global Environment Law, and Miranda Geelhoed, a 2014 graduate in the LLM in Global Environment and Climate Change Law, have been awarded a consultancy from the European Commission to support the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing in the European Union (EU).
Published 29/07/2015 14:23
This year's Diploma prize winners have been announced.
Published 03/08/2015 14:46
The Law School's Professor Lesley McAra and Professor Susan McVie are to present a show in this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Published 05/08/2015 10:17
Dr Chloë Kennedy, Lecturer in Criminal Law, has been invited to speak at the University of Oslo's Department of Criminology and Sociology.
Published 06/08/2015 17:28
Dr Veronica Ruiz Abou-Nigm has been invited by the Organisation of American States (OAS) to lecture on ‘Forum Non Conveniens’ at the XLII Course on International Law.
Published 13/08/2015 16:24
Civil Rights leader the Reverend Jesse Jackson is to receive an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Published 25/08/2015 09:37
Academics or practitioners working in transport law and freight forwarding have until 28th August to register for the Law School's Current Issues in Freight Forwarding conference.
Published 27/08/2015 12:25
Law world bids farewell to famed human rights lawyer and former University of Edinburgh external examiner Sir Bob Hepple
Published 09/09/2015 09:55
"Tumbling Lassie" Committee established to raise awareness of Scotland's history of slavery
Published 09/09/2015 12:57
On 3rd and 4th of September 2015
Published 10/09/2015 09:43
Edinburgh Law School and Global Justice Academy are delighted to announce that applicants are being sought for a fully funded PhD studentship.
Published 14/09/2015 12:37
The University of Edinburgh’s Edinburgh Centre for Professional Legal Studies hosted a day long Streetlaw workshop for Law students from Edinburgh Law School, Strathclyde University and Glasgow Caledonian University on Thursday 10 September.
Published 16/09/2015 11:24
More than 35 students have been recognised in the Law School's annual prizegiving ceremony held during this year's Welcome Week.
Published 17/09/2015 15:55
Professor Emilios Avgouleas, Edinburgh Law School's Chair of International Banking Law and Finance, has been appointed to the European Banking Authority's Banking Stakeholder Group in the special ‘Top-Ranking Academics’ section.
Published 22/09/2015 11:36
The University of Edinburgh's Dr Liz Campbell and Dr Nicholas Lord from the University of Manchester have been awarded an AHRC research networking grant.
Published 23/09/2015 13:19
Edinburgh Law School is delighted to be hosting a special round-table discussion to discuss the future of International Private Law in Scotland.
Published 30/09/2015 12:28
The Edinburgh Legal Walk is an 8km after-work walk around the sights of Edinburgh to raise funds to enable local legal advice charities to help vulnerable people in need of advice.
Published 05/10/2015 13:10
Robbie Clews, a student on the LLM in Global Environment and Climate Change Law, has been presenting his work at the Annual Conference of the Australian Coral Reef Society, held on Daydream Island in Queensland, Australia.
Published 05/10/2015 15:52
The Mason Institute's Executive Committee has been named Most Outstanding Team in this year's Humanities and Social Sciences College Recognition Awards.
Published 08/10/2015 09:53
The University of Edinburgh is to host a talk by Madeleine Rees, Secretary General of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom on 26th November.
Published 08/10/2015 10:50
On Tuesday 13 October, Dr Annalisa Savaresi will be chairing a panel discussion entitled “Towards Paris 2015: How can the forest sector contribute?” at the International Press Centre, Brussels.
Published 13/10/2015 13:24
Edinburgh Law School’s Dr Kasey McCall-Smith has been invited to speak at the Scottish Parliament on “UN Human Rights Implementation in Scotland”.
Published 14/10/2015 12:03
United Nations' efforts to include women in peace negotiations have had limited success, Global Justice Academy research shows.
Published 19/10/2015 11:34
Edinburgh Law School’s EU Law lecturer Dr Tobias Lock has a new publication released through Oxford University Press.
Published 21/10/2015 10:33
Professor Lesley McAra, Chair of Penology, has been made Assistant Principal Community Relations.
Published 27/10/2015 11:16
Alumni from the 1950s returned to the Law School to mark the diamond anniversary of their graduation
Published 27/10/2015 12:45
Dr Tobias Lock, Lecturer in EU Law, spoke to the Lords Select Committee on Tuesday 20th October at Westminster.
Published 02/11/2015 13:14
Edinburgh Law School and the School of Geosciences of the University of Edinburgh will be hosting a high-level international panel on biodiversity and climate change on 25th November 2015.
Published 06/11/2015 09:56
Madeleine Rees OBE, Secretary General of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, is to be made an honorary graduate at the Law School's winter graduation ceremony on 25th November.
Published 06/11/2015 11:41
The University has appointed GRAHAM Construction to undertake phases one to three of the Old College Refurbishment project, following a competitive tender process.
Published 09/11/2015 09:44
Dr Liz Campbell, Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law and Evidence, recently delivered a Current Legal Problems lecture at University College London.
Published 23/11/2015 15:06
Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, Senior Lecturer in Climate Law, last week participated in an international seminar in Seoul, at the invitation of the Korean (ROK) Government. The event, entitled, 'International Seminar on Legal Disputes Over Emissions Trading Systems’ was hosted by the Climate Change Mitigation Division of the Ministry of Environment, in South Korea.
Published 24/11/2015 14:10
Dr Kasey McCall-Smith, Lecturer in Public International Law, is to speak about the British influence on the Law of Treaties at a special anniversary event hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL).
Published 25/11/2015 09:27
Professor Burkhard Schafer has given two keynote speeches this month at international events in Mexico.
Published 26/11/2015 10:23
The Political Settlements Research Programme and the Global Justice Academy are to launch a new Women and Peace Agreements Database (PA-X Women).
Published 03/12/2015 13:50
On Friday 27 November, Edinburgh Law School’s SCRIPT Centre hosted a debate for LLM students on the motion “This House believes that Internet Service Providers should be responsible for unlawful file sharing on the Internet”.
Published 07/12/2015 11:36
Professor Niamh Nic Shuibhne has been awarded funding for a research project entitled: “(Con)Founding the Union: Equal Treatment in an Unequal Europe”.
Published 07/12/2015 13:47
On 17 November 2015, Professor Emilios Avgouleas hosted a lecture as part of the prestigious University programme.
Published 08/12/2015 11:28
Edinburgh Law School academic will be part of the event, bringing together research, civil society and policy-making communities, in New Delhi from 15 to 17 December.
Published 08/12/2015 12:40
On Friday 4th December Dr Liz Campbell, senior lecturer in Criminal Law and Evidence, hosted the first workshop in the AHRC-funded Corruption in Commercial Enterprise research network (CCERN)
Published 11/12/2015 11:36
Lecturer Andy Aitchison, PhD student Ali Malik and Paddy Tomkins, former Chief Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland attended the event entitled ‘Dialogue between police and civilians: perspectives and reforms’.