2015 Newsletter - What's happening at our Unique Law School

With qualifying degrees in both Scots and English law, Dundee Law School offers a modern, forward looking approach to learning and a rigorous preparation for the professional world, whether in the legal sphere or elsewhere.

Events

The European Union and the Arctic (2015 EU-Arctic Conference)

This conference will bring together academics and practitioners from relevant disciplines such as international law, international relations, political science and marine biology, NGOs, representatives from EU institutions and international organisations to discuss the EU's potential contribution to enhance Arctic governance. A roadmap for increasing the effectiveness of the EU’s action in the Arctic will be drawn at the end of the conference.​

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Advanced Advocacy Competition Tuesday 31st March 2015

Dundee Sheriff Court was the venue for the Advocacy Competition as part of the Advanced Advocacy module on Tuesday 31st March with Sheriff Lindsay Foulis presiding. Eight students in teams of four, battled it out by testing their advocacy skills in the role of defence agent and Procurator Fiscal in two trials. Students were Jodie Cox, Lauren Grant, Aimi Gold, Stuart Hamilton, Kirsti MacCallum, Jennifer McLaren, Euan Robertson ...

Employment Law Mock Tribunal 31st March 2015

Today we held our annual Employment Law Mock Tribunal where two teams of students battled it out for the class prize.  This year’s students were Rachel Anderson and Annie Fenton for the Claimant and Claire Forbes and Carolyn Leckie for the Respondent. Gordon Cameron assisted as Claimant (Chris Watkinson) and Chris Phillips, a partner from Simpson & Marwick, was our independent judge. The judge said that "both te...