The New Climate Agreement: A Post-Paris Reflection

After years of negotiation, in December 2015 parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change adopted a new climate agreement. The agreement was expected to set the world on a path to address the greatest challenge to ever face humankind. The adoption of the agreement has been greeted with enthusiasm, but also with some caution.

Presentation by Dr Ioana Cismas, Stirling Law School

Today Dr Ioana Cismas, Stirling Law School, will be giving a presentation entitled: “Business and Human Rights - On the Dual Disconnect between Theory and Practice and Primary and Secondary Rules of International Law” For more information, see

Article 50 and the Role of Parliament

Dundee International Law Society will be holding an event on 1st February at 5.00 p.m in Dalhousie Building Room 2F13. Andrew Agnew, who is presently studying for a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Dundee will talk about Article 50 and the Role of Parliament.

Jean Clark Memorial Lecture

A lecture will be given by Sir Declan Morgan, Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland. The title of the lecture is “The importance of lawyers in a democratic society”.

States’ right to regulate in international investment law: New development

The Dundee International Law Society has organised a lecture with Dr Ana María Daza-Clark, University of Edinburgh Law School. In her lecture, Dr Daza-Clark will address new developments in the negotiation of international investment agreements such as CETA and TTIP, in relation to host States’ regulatory freedom. The lecture will focus on new and amended investment provisions, restricting the expansive protection of investors and investments.

Professor Troy Felver, visiting from Seoul, South Korea, to speak on international trade law

Professor Troy Felver of Ajou University Business School, Seoul, South Korea, will give a talk on international trade law entitled “The Collision of Hanoi’s Obesity Battle with Multilateral Trade Obligations”.

Professor William Kovacic to speak at Dundee University

On October 10 at 6pm in the Carnegie Lecture Theatre, Professor William Kovacic will give a guest lecture on competition law and policy.

Centre for Freedom of Information Practitioner’s Conference

The next CFOI Practitioner’s conference is taking place on Wednesday 18th May in LT2 of the Dalhousie Building.

Stopping the Nuclear Arms Race “A Discussion of the Marshall Islands v India, Pakistan and the United Kingdom Case before the ICJ”

In 2014 the Marshall Islands, a Pacific Ocean territory with 55,000 people, accused nine countries, including China, Britain, France, India, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia and the United States of “not fulfilling their obligations with respect to the cessation of the nuclear arms race at an early date and to nuclear disarmament”.

Exceptions in International Environmental Law

International environmental law is a field of international law that calls for international cooperation between states to achieve the collective aim of preventing and reducing harm to the natural environment. Needless to say, international environmental law does not exist in a vacuum. States have many other aims, which they must balance with their desire to protect the environment.

LLM Graduation Drinks Reception

LLM Graduation Drinks Reception

Public lecture by The Rt. Hon. Lord Reed

A public lecture is to be given by Lord Reed, organised by Dundee Law School, on Friday 30th October 2015.

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.​

Dundee Law hosts Moot against Queens University, Belfast

Dundee will mooting against Queens University, Belfast on Wednesday 3 December at 5pm. The moot will take place in our Moot Court Room (Room 4.08 in the Scrymgeour Building).

School of Law Graduation Celebrations 2014

The Law School would like to invite you and your families/guests to the Law Graduation Celebrations held by the School. This will be held on Wednesday 18 June 2014 after the graduation ceremony at the Caird Hall

CALL FOR PAPERS -'The European Union and the Arctic' (2015 EU-Arctic Conference) 29-30 May 2015, Dundee

The School of Law, University of Dundee, UK and the K. G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, University of Tromsø, Norway are pleased to announce the call for papers for "The European Union and the Arctic" (2015 EU-Arctic Conference).

Dundee Law hosts first round of Alexander Stone Moot

Dundee is competing against the University of Glasgow on Wednesday 26 November at 5pm in the first round of the Alexander Stone Moot. The moot will take place in our Moot Court Room and the moot problem will be circulated in due course.

The Privatisation of Biodiversity?

The conference aims to explore new approaches that might be used as alternatives to “command-and-control” regulation to promote the conservation of biodiversity. In particular, the focus will be on Payment for Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity Off-Setting. The aim is to consider the topic from the perspective of different stakeholder groups, noting the benefits and dangers in the use of such mechanisms, and also the significant issues that must be addressed before they can be successfully applied.