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Opening of the Academic Year Alumni Lecture 2023

Opening of the Academic Year Alumni Lecture


Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre,
School of Law, Old College,
South Bridge, Edinburgh


Wed 27 September 2023
17:30 - 20:00

Migration – the Rule of Law and the Role of Lawyers in Society

Join Edinburgh Law School staff and current students to hear from distinguished University of Edinburgh alumni Ms Almira Delibegović-Broome KC, Advocate and Chair of JUSTICE Scotland.

In this lecture, Almira will speak about migration, the rule of law and the roles of lawyers. This event will be held in the Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre and followed by a reception.  

About the speaker

Almira Delibegović-Broome (LLB Hons, 1995, & PGD, 1996)

Originally from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Almira came to Scotland in 1992 and completed an LLB and Diploma at Edinburgh Law School.  Following the Diploma, Almira then qualified as a solicitor with McGrigor Donald, and later worked for Dundas & Wilson.  Almira obtained an LLM from Harvard in 2002, as a Fulbright Scholar.  In 2003, Almira was called to the Scots Bar and took silk in 2017.

Almira holds non-executive posts with Deloitte UK and the Accountant in Bankruptcy. she is also a Trustee and Director of the Scottish Council of Law Reporting. Alongside being Chair of JUSTICE Scotland, Almira is a Member of the Business Committee of the General Council of the University of Edinburgh and Convener of its Finance and Services Standing Committee.  

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