• Professor Susan McVie on New Year’s Honours List

    Published 05/01/2016 11:42
    Edinburgh Law School academic awarded Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to social sciences

  • Professor John Murray, Lord Dervaird (1935 – 2015)

    Published 12/01/2016 09:25
    It is with great sadness that Edinburgh Law School notes the death of Professor John Murray, Lord Dervaird.

  • Professor Ken Reid awarded Honorary Degree from The University of Cape Town

    Published 13/01/2016 13:34
    The degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, was conferred on Professor Kenneth Reid by the University of Cape Town on 19 December 2015.

  • Academic appointed Associate Editor of the Review of European, Comparative and International Law

    Published 18/01/2016 13:31
    Dr Annalisa Savaresi given role at renowned journal RECIEL

  • Professor Avgouleas speaks to the European Parliament Party’s conference on the European Central Bank

    Published 21/01/2016 11:55
    On Thursday 14 January, Edinburgh Law School’s Chair in International Banking Law and Finance contributed to a high-profile conference on the ECB

  • Church of Scotland appoints alumna Mary McLeod as Solicitor of the Church and Law Agent of the General Assembly

    Published 25/01/2016 13:51
    Law School graduate becomes head of nine in-house solicitors delivering legal advice and support to the Church's 1,400 congregations

  • In Memoriam: friend of Edinburgh Law School Charles Smith

    Published 28/01/2016 12:59
    We are saddened to report the sudden death of our valued friend, Charles Smith.

  • Inaugural Commercial Awareness event for Diploma students a success

    Published 29/01/2016 10:16
    A hugely successful Commercial Awareness event organised by the Edinburgh Centre for Professional Legal Studies (ECPLS) for their Diploma in Professional Legal Practice (DipPLP) students took place on 22 January.

  • Professor Burkhard Schafer to appear at high-profile IT law events

    Published 01/02/2016 12:54
    Edinburgh Law School academic to discuss robotics at two events this week

  • Professor Sharon Cowan featured in The Student

    Published 01/02/2016 13:02
    Edinburgh Law School's Professor of Feminist and Queer Legal Studies discusses rape law with newspaper

  • Professor Elisa Morgera presents benefit-sharing findings to group of UN experts

    Published 09/02/2016 13:32
    Edinburgh Law School academic shared research on multilateral benefit-sharing experiences in intrnational law at the Expert Group Meeting on 1 February.

  • Dr Tobias Lock gives evidence to both Holyrood and Westminster governments

    Published 09/02/2016 13:44
    Lecturer in EU Law provided information to the European and External Relations Committee and All Parliamentary Group

  • Dr Liz Campbell featured on BBC news

    Published 12/02/2016 11:29
    Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law & Evidence spoke to media outlets about shootings in Ireland

  • Barcelona Bar Association hosts presentations given by Edinburgh Law School Academics

    Published 17/02/2016 11:34
    Professor Gerry Maher QC and Dr Veronica Ruiz Abou-Nigm presented at an international symposium on 19 February.

  • International law students give impressive first appearance at Jessup International Moot Competition

    Published 22/02/2016 09:32
    A team of Edinburgh Law School international law students performed well at the Law School's first entry into the Jessup International Moot Court Competition last weekend.

  • Edinburgh Law School celebrates its contribution to social progress

    Published 22/02/2016 15:21
    A 'Fiesta of Impact' was held by Edinburgh Law School on Thursday to celebrate its contribution to social progress and bring together academics and those who help formulate and implement changes in law and policy.

  • Alumna and research associate Dr Kath Murray writes for The Herald

    Published 23/02/2016 14:24
    Today's edition features Dr Murray's insights into policing in Scotland

  • IT Leaders Forum features presentation from Professor Burkhard Schafer

    Published 24/02/2016 13:11
    Edinburgh Law School Academic will present "Artificial Intelligence and the future of legal practice" on Tuesday 1 March

  • Prestigious arbitration pre-moot held at Edinburgh Law School

    Published 24/02/2016 13:42
    Willem Vis International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot held last weekend

  • LexisNexis Best Paper Award for Prof Burkhard Schafer

    Published 26/02/2016 09:54
    A paper co-authored by Burkhard Schafer won the LexisNexis Best Paper award at the IRIS conference 2016 this week.

  • Edinburgh Law School academics inform the EU Referendum debate

    Published 26/02/2016 11:26
    With a date for the UK’s EU referendum now set in stone, the debate is in full flow as to whether the country would be better remaining a member of the European Union, or whether going-it alone would prove more beneficial.

  • Edinburgh Law School appointed sole provider of Diploma in Professional Legal Practice for CMS Cameron McKenna LLP trainees

    Published 29/02/2016 11:39
    The firm have appointed the Edinburgh Centre for Professional Legal Studies as the sole provider of the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice for all their future trainees.

  • Edinburgh Law School European Law Moot Court team success

    Published 01/03/2016 10:40
    Student team comes second in regional final held in Fribourg, Switzerland

  • Pinsent Masons appoint alumnus Douglas Alexander as strategic adviser

    Published 02/03/2016 13:41
    Former Secretary of State for International Development has been hired to support debate among the firm's clients on doing business responsibly.

  • In Memoriam: Rt Hon Lord Coulsfield

    Published 03/03/2016 13:44
    Edinburgh Law School is saddened to learn of the death of the Rt Hon Lord Coulsfield on 28 February.

  • James Harrison acts as legal adviser to the Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

    Published 07/03/2016 11:40
    Edinburgh Law School's James Harrison acted as legal adviser to the Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe in a recent arbitration at the Peace Palace, in The Hague.

  • Obituary: John Taylor Cameron, Lord Coulsfield (1935-2016)

    Published 09/03/2016 13:02
    It is with distinct sadness that Edinburgh Law School notes the death of John T Cameron, Lord Coulsfield, on 28 February after a short illness.

  • Edinburgh Law School's David Johnston QC made Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Published 10/03/2016 12:21
    Honorary Professor David Johnston, QC is among 56 new Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

  • Prof Stephen Tierney to give evidence to the House of Commons

    Published 11/03/2016 10:37
    Edinburgh Law School's Professor Stephen Tierney will give evidence on Monday to the House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee.

  • Paper by Prof Avgouleas, informs EU banking crisis debate

    Published 22/03/2016 11:18
    A paper written by Edinburgh Law School's Chair in International Banking Law and Finance, Prof Emilios Avgouleas and LSE's celebrated economist Prof Charles Goodhart has been leading the way in the public debate about how to deal with the EU banking crisis.

  • Edinburgh Law School instrumental in globalisation of stem cell research

    Published 23/03/2016 12:46
    Academics at Edinburgh Law School are at the centre of a European project to facilitate global access to biomaterials and data in the field of induced pluripotent stem cell research.

  • Law School PhD candidate’s article to appear in renowned journal Science

    Published 25/03/2016 09:21
    An article led by Edinburgh Law School PhD candidate Edward Dove is to be published in the world-renowned journal Science today.

  • Edinburgh Law School LLB students compete in Mooting Society competition finals at Court of Session

    Published 05/04/2016 14:33
    The finals of Edinburgh Law School's Mooting Society competitions were held last week at the Court of Session with the largest number of entrants in the Society's history.

  • Corruption in Business workshop held by Dr Liz Campbell

    Published 07/04/2016 10:55
    Manchester workshop led by Edinburgh Law School academic includes timely discussion of the Panama Papers

  • Dr Isabel Fletcher contributes to the Edinburgh International Science Festival

    Published 07/04/2016 15:20
    Liminal Spaces Research Fellow, Isabel Fletcher has been involved with this year's Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • Edinburgh Law School students take part in prestigious mooting competition

    Published 12/04/2016 11:02
    Team competed in 23rd Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competition and received an Honourable Mention

  • PhD student wins Google Award for Best Postgraduate paper

    Published 19/04/2016 11:14
    Laurence Diver was afforded the honour at this year's British and Irish Law Education and Technology Association (BILETA) conference

  • Academics launch free e-book on EU referendum

    Published 21/04/2016 09:55
    Dr Tobias Lock and Prof Andrew Scott contribute insights into "Britain's Decision - Facts and Impartial Analysis"

  • The Herald features commentary from Edinburgh Law School academic

    Published 27/04/2016 11:11
    Dr Navraj Singh Ghaleigh comments on election reform

  • BBC Radio 4 interviews Arianna Andreangeli on abolition of mobile roaming charges

    Published 02/05/2016 14:53
    Dr Arianna Andreangeli spoke to BBC Radio 4's 'Money Box' programme on Saturday on the issue of the abolition of mobile roaming charges in the EC.

  • Dr David Cabrelli invited to present at a conference on the legal implications of Brexit

    Published 03/05/2016 11:44
    Edinburgh Law School academic gives a paper at the University of Leicester's Law School

  • Students head to London to learn about international marine organisations

    Published 05/05/2016 13:56
    Twelve LLM students visited the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and the OSPAR Commission

  • Navraj Singh Ghaleigh provides comment to BBC News Scotland on call for reform of Scottish election chief payouts

    Published 05/05/2016 16:19
    In an article published today on BBC News Scotland, Navraj Singh Ghaleigh has provided comment on the call to reform payouts to Scottish election chiefs.

  • Edinburgh Law Scool academics hold workshop on land reform in southern Africa

    Published 24/05/2016 10:43
    "Realising Justice? Negotiating Land Reform in Southern Africa: Engaging with Global Perspectives" took place on Thursday 16th May

  • Dr Kath Murray nominated for 2016 ERSC Impact Prize

    Published 24/05/2016 13:12
    Edinburgh Law School academic's work shortlisted for a prestigious research award

  • Edinburgh Law School academic contributes to new Council of Europe Recommendation

    Published 24/05/2016 13:39

    Graeme Laurie contributes to new Council of Europe Recommendation on research on biological materials of human origin

  • Academic's research cited as key to peace process in Colombia

    Published 30/05/2016 13:48
    Professor Christine Bell's research influential in ongoing peace talks between FARC and the Colombian government

  • Edinburgh Law School alumna takes up Presidency of the Law Society of Scotland

    Published 30/05/2016 16:27
    Eilidh Wiseman, who graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1985, has today taken up her post as President of the Law Society of Scotland, succeeding Christine McLintock.

  • Scottish Human Rights Commission publishes paper written by Law School academic

    Published 01/06/2016 12:01
    "The Human Rights Implications of the European Union (EU) Referendum" was provided by Dr Tobias Lock

  • Law School informs a guide for gender-sensitive constitutions

    Published 07/06/2016 13:31
    Edinburgh Law School has made significant contributions to a guide for ensuring that new constitutions are sensitive to gender

  • Edinburgh Law School PhD candidate contributes to renowned journal Science for a second time

    Published 10/06/2016 09:41
    Doctoral student Edward Dove co-authors a Perspective article about the importance of a federated ecosystem for sharing genomic and clinical data.

  • Edinburgh Law Review wins Legal Journals Award of the Year

    Published 13/06/2016 13:37
    Edinburgh Law School publication is awarded BIALL (British and Irish Association of Law Librarians) prize

  • Emilios Avgouleas gives closing keynote to Political Economy conference celebrating 10th anniversary of the Law School of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

    Published 15/06/2016 15:24
    Professor Emilios Avgouleas was invited to give the closing keynote address to the international conference 'The Political Economy of Financial Regulation', held to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Law School of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) one of the oldest and most successful universities in Asia.

  • Dr Kath Murray wins prestigious ESRC & SAGE Outstanding Early Career Impact Award

    Published 28/06/2016 12:12
    Edinburgh Law School's Dr Kath Murray has won the prestigious ESRC and SAGE Publishing Outstanding Early Career Impact award.

  • Professor Andrew Scott invited to be member of Scotland's Standing Council on Europe

    Published 28/06/2016 15:44
    Edinburgh Law School's Professor Andrew Scott will join a group of experts to advise on Scotland's relationship with the EU.

  • Alumnus and former Law School Lecturer receives Honorary degree

    Published 01/07/2016 09:32
    Doctor of Laws conferred upon W. David H. Sellar M.V.O.

  • 13th World Congress of Bioethics held in Edinburgh

    Published 06/07/2016 10:36
    The International Association of Bioethics (IAB) conference was chaired by Professor Graeme Laurie

  • Two petitions prepared by Freedom of Expression Law Clinic students submitted to the UN

    Published 06/07/2016 11:22
    Edinburgh Law School students work on petitions to urge the release of two Vietnamese bloggers

  • Scottish Universities Lawyers Network on Europe to launch this week in Glasgow

    Published 07/07/2016 12:20
    The Scottish Universities Lawyers Network on Europe (SULNE) is being launched this week at the University of Glasgow.

  • Dr Adrianna Andreangeli's research contributes to minimum alcohol pricing debate

    Published 11/07/2016 13:45
    Court of Session receives input from Edinburgh Law School

  • Alumna Katherine Grainger becomes most decorated British female Olympian

    Published 15/08/2016 14:53
    A silver medal in Rio makes Edinburgh Law School graduate Britain's most successful female athlete

  • Professor Burkhard Schafer to appear at Festival of Politics

    Published 17/08/2016 13:13
    Academic will discuss "Fourth Industrial Revolution" at Scottish Parliament

  • Edinburgh Law School academics part of public discussion on Brexit

    Published 24/08/2016 13:17
    First of University's 'Brexit and You' public events to be held on August 25th

  • Dr Andrew Steven reappointed to the Scottish Law Commission

    Published 31/08/2016 13:43
    Edinburgh Law School academic senior lecturer to continue to lead Commission's property law team

  • New Europa Institute website

    Published 08/09/2016 12:53
    A revamped Europa Institute website has been launched for the new academic year

  • Ewan Cameron Travel Scholarship recipients discuss their experiences

    Published 08/09/2016 13:05
    Ellen Francksen, Paula Kaptelli and Daniel Zakrewski went to the Salzburg Summer School of European Private Law

  • Welcome to 2016/17 at Edinburgh Law School

    Published 13/09/2016 10:53
    A very warm 'welcome' to all new students and an equally warm 'welcome back' to our returning students!

  • Law School staff take a Big Leap in aid of Free Legal Advice Centre

    Published 19/09/2016 15:15
    Four members of Edinburgh Law School took part in the University's 'Big Leap' on Sunday by abseiling down the Law School's temporary home, David Hume Tower, to raise funds for the University's Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC).

  • Academics speak at high-profile conference in Bilbao

    Published 20/09/2016 12:26
    Dr Veronica Ruiz Abou-Nigm and Dr Simone Lamont-Black gave papers at IX European Colloquium of Maritime Law Research

  • Edinburgh Law School to support ongoing law reform

    Published 20/09/2016 12:39
    Landmark agreement will strengthen relationship between the Scottish Law Commission and Scotland's law schools

  • Professor Sharon Cowan to speak at Holyrood's Transgender Equality event

    Published 21/09/2016 11:51
    This event will look at issues facing trans people and how to promote transgender equality

  • Professor E. Avgouleas Speaks at the US Federal Reserve on Ways to Resolve the Too-Big-To-Fail Conundrum

    Published 30/09/2016 11:26
    Professor Emilios Avgouleas spoke at a workshop of the very high profile series on “Ending The Too-Big-To-Fail” institution organised by the President of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) Neel Kashkari under the aegis of the USA Federal Reserve on 26 September.

  • Law academics win Chancellor's Award for Impact 2016

    Published 03/10/2016 14:17
    Professors Lesley McAra and Susan McVie recognised for impact excellence at gala dinner

  • Dr Luca Cerioni consults on EU tax policy options

    Published 06/10/2016 13:04
    Academic was invited to give personal input into a feasibility study undertaken on behalf of the European Commission

  • British Crime Historians Symposium held in Old College

    Published 10/10/2016 12:11
    Event was co-hosted by Edinburgh Law School's Dr Chloe Kennedy

  • New scholarships available for LLM Human Rights

    Published 19/10/2016 11:17
    MasterCard to offer 10 postgraduate Masters scholarships for African students

  • Professor Emilios Avgouleas Speaks at Yale Law School in Praise of Long-Term Finance for Sustainable Growth

    Published 27/10/2016 16:25
    Professor Emilios Avgouleas was invited to give a seminar for the world renown Wasserman workshop in Law and Finance and the Centre for Corporate Law at Yale Law School.

  • Edinburgh Law School host an Executive Session to discuss local and community policing

    Published 01/11/2016 12:40
    Academics and the Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR) came together on 21 October 2016

  • Dr Veronica Ruiz Abou-Nigm presents at the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH)

    Published 07/11/2016 12:42
    Edinburgh Law School academic represented the American Association of Private International Law (ASADIP)

  • Academics give evidence to the Scottish Parliament

    Published 11/11/2016 12:44
    Dr Tobias Lock and Dr Cormac Mac Amlaigh present to the Equalities and Human Rights Committee

  • Alumnus serves as counsel in Brexit case

    Published 11/11/2016 12:50
    Gerry Facenna Q.C. is an Edinburgh Law School LLB graduate

  • Edinburgh Law School academic invited to advise top European judges on Brexit

    Published 16/11/2016 09:23
    Professor Stephen Tierney has been invited to address a meeting of the European Legal Dialogues group of the UK Supreme Court, the Conseil d'Etat, the European Court of Human Rights and the Bundesverfassungsgericht at the site of the German Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe on 24-25 November.

  • Dr Smita Kheria speaks at a meeting of the International Federation of Musicians

    Published 16/11/2016 10:15
    Dr Kheria was invited to speak at a meeting of the European group of The International Federation of Musicians, in Belgrade in November 2016.

  • Dr Gracia Marin Duran gives evidence to the Scottish Parliament

    Published 24/11/2016 13:41
    Academic appeared as a witness before the Europe and External Relations Committee

  • Navraj Singh Ghaleigh gives evidence to Scottish Parliament

    Published 28/11/2016 11:50
    Academic spoke on payments to Returning Officers

  • AHRC Funding Internal Deadline: 21st December 2016

    Published 29/11/2016 10:53
    Edinburgh Law School welcomes high quality applications from prospective students eligible for Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funding to commence doctoral studies in September 2017

  • Commemorative bust of Professor Sir Neil MacCormick unveiled

    Published 01/12/2016 11:23
    First of four portraits created by sculptor Kenny Hunter revealed on Friday, 25th November 2016

  • Dr Veronica Ruiz Abou-Nigm appears at high profile EU Civil Justice Summit at the Scottish Parliament

    Published 08/12/2016 11:24
    Edinburgh Law School academic represented Forum Conveniens on 24th November

  • Academics take part in project to empower women in Middle East conflict resolution

    Published 15/12/2016 13:04
    Enhancing Women's Leadership for Sustainable Peace in Fragile Contexts in the MENA Region will focus on Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Libya