Dundee Team Shines in International Competition

| General News, 2017

The Dundee team did extremely well in this year’s Telders International Moot Court Competition. The team, consisting of Ruby Davies, Christie Allan, Blythe Petrie and Christiane Schleich, came 14th in the international competition, which each year sees hundreds of law students from all over Europe compete in a mock trial before the International Court of Justice. Charlotte White, who participated in the competition last year, assisted as a coach.  The team has been preparing for the competition for the whole academic year, as part of the Telders Moot Module, and their hard work clearly paid off....

50th Anniversary Celebrations in Lagos

| General News, 2017

As part of the University’s 50th Anniversary celebrations on 20 May, Professor Peter McEleavy will be hosting a dinner reception at the Sheraton Hotel in Lagos for Dundee’s Nigerian alumni, many of whom have studied at Dundee Law School and the CEPMLP. Ticketing details are available at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/university-of-dundee-50th-anniversary-celebration-comes-to-nigeria-tickets-34417451524...

Dundee University scholar provides advice in landmark human rights case

Jacques Hartmann
| General News, 2017

Dr Jacques Hartmann has contributed to an amicus curiae brief for a petition currently under consideration by the Philippines Human Rights Commission concerning the impacts of climate change. The Commission, a constitutional body with the power to investigate human rights violations, is considering a petition accusing 47 major carbon emitters, including Shell, BP, and Chevron, of breaching the fundamental rights to life, food, water, sanitation, adequate housing, and self-determination.  Many carbon emitters have questioned the Commission’s jurisdiction to investigate the petition. The...

Competition law instructor attends BIICL mergers update conference to inform and support student mock trials on current M&A deals

| General News,2017

This past Monday, Stephen Dnes attended the annual mergers conference hosted by the Competition Law Forum of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, of which Stephen is a member. The conference covered several contemporary trends in the review of mergers and acquisitions for anti-competitive impact on the consumers, notably the impact of British independence from the EU, competition policy being for the time being primarily an EU competence. Other panels addressed developments in the analysis of innovation markets and remedies designed to preserve innovation following the Dow/DuPont mer...

Dundee students moot for Scotland

| General News, 2017

Final-year law students from the University of Dundee will represent Scotland as they take on a prestigious international law moot at The Hague later this month.  Each year, hundreds of law students from all over Europe compete against one another, representing their university and country at the Telders International Moot Court Competition, now in its 40th year.   The moot, a mock judicial proceeding, will see the team dispute a fictitious case between two states and defend their position in front of a panel of judges from the International Court of Justice, the highest legal organ in the United...