Lord Hope becomes Patron of Aberdeen Law Project

Great work from the Aberdeen Law Project students, who deserve all the credit for this recruitment coup and a whole lot more hard work. The 2013 AGM will be on 11 March, so this gives me, and more importantly the students, yet another thing to report on with a great deal of pride. Do check out the Aberdeen Law Project blog if you have a spare moment.

The Aberdeen Law Project

Ahead of its third Annual General Meeting, the Aberdeen Law Project is delighted to announce that the Rt. Hon. Lord Hope of Craighead, Deputy President of The Supreme Court, has accepted an invitation from the Project to become a Patron.

Lord Hope, who holds an honorary degree from the University of Aberdeen, will become the project’s fourth Patron, joining Dame Hazel Genn, Lord Nicol Stephen and Martin Gilbert, CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management.

Commenting on his appointment, Lord Hope said: “I was delighted to have been asked, as the Project is such an imaginative project. The study of law is at its best when it is linked to how the law works out in practice. The more that can be done to bring students into close contact with the way cases are being handled every day in our courts and tribunals the better. The Project offers that opportunity to everyone…

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