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Stay up-to-date on the news about our Edinburgh Law School alumni. 

Katherine Grainger with her boat in Old College Quad


2 November 2021
Alumni Perspectives: Robbie McLaren, Partner, Latham & Watkins

26 October 2021
Sharing Things Blog - Kirsty: how I became a green energy lawyer

2 August 2021
Edinburgh Law School Summer Graduation 2021 - A virtual message from Law School staff

6 May 2021
Edinburgh Law School alumna, Natalie Imani, admitted to the Swedish Diplomatic Corps

14 April 2021
Edinburgh Law School alumnus awarded The Gold Medal for Best Overall Article in Cork Online Law Review

3 April 2021
Edinburgh Law School alumnus elected to the Supreme Court of Cyprus

19 March 2021
Edinburgh Law School alumnus Akhil Ennamsetty finalist for the Being Edinburgh 2021 award


18 October 2020
Alumnus Keith Stewart QC confirmed as Scotland's new Advocate General

4 February 2020
Law School alumna Jenny Davis completes solo ski to South Pole

30 January 2020
Edinburgh Law School alumni appointed to top positions in UK Supreme Court


20 November 2019
Alumna Karina McTeague to receive honorary degree at winter graduation ceremony

29 August 2019
Edinburgh Law School alumnus and lecturer co-author article for British Medical Journal

27 August 2019
Edinburgh Law School alumnus appointed Dean of the Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

25 July 2019
Law School alumnus Lord Reed to be president of the Supreme Court

23 July 2019
Law School alumna MP Joanna Cherry receives legal honour for work in Parliament

2 July 2019
Edinburgh Law School alumnus testifies at US Congressional House Judiciary Committee hearing

13 March 2019
Edinburgh Law School alumnus elected to Colorado House of Representatives

26 February 2019
In Memoriam: David Sellar 27 February 1941 – 26 January 2019


25 April 2018
Alumni asked to judge Price Media Law Moot Court at the University of Oxford


6 September 2017
Alumnus working with Law School academics and First Minister to promote workplace equality

24 May 2017
Alumnus Malcolm Mackay presented with Lifetime Achievement Award


11 November 2016
Alumnus serves as counsel in Brexit case

15 August 2016
Alumna Katherine Grainger becomes most decorated British female Olympian

1 July 2016
Alumnus and former Law School Lecturer receives Honorary degree

30 May 2016
Edinburgh Law School alumna takes up Presidency of the Law Society of Scotland

2 March 2016
Pinsent Masons appoint alumnus Douglas Alexander as strategic adviser

23 February 2016
Alumna and research associate Dr Kath Murray writes for The Herald

25 January 2016
Church of Scotland appoints alumna Mary McLeod as Solicitor of the Church and Law Agent of the General Assembly


27 October 2015
Class of 1955 reunite at Old College for 60th anniversary celebration

2 June 2015
Edinburgh law graduate appointed Advocate General for Scotland


13 June 2014
Diploma students assist at the proof for winning case of ELS alumnus

11 February 2014
Alumnus, James Wolffe QC elected Dean of the Faculty of Advocates


5 November 2013
Alumnus, Waqqas Ashraf wins Trainee Solicitor of the Year 2013 award