Monthly Archives: May 2013

Being a student again

Set a thief to catch a thief. A poacher turned gamekeeper. It is always useful to get another perspective on a job you think you know and that sometimes happens by adopting another role. Simulation and role play can only … Continue reading

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Land Reform Review Group Interim Report

Four months after the ultimate deadline for responses to the Call for Evidence of theĀ Land Reform Review Group (LRRG), the first tangible output of the LRRG has emerged in the form of anĀ Interim Report published on 20 May 2013. Also … Continue reading

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More Scottish Court Closures?

Does anyone in Britain remember Dr. Beeching? Well, of course. He was the bean-counter’s bean-counter. He was the man who pared back the railway branches so much that a gardener with shiny new secateurs would be hard pressed to prune … Continue reading

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Summer placement tips for law students

UPDATE October 2014 – Tods Murray LLP went into administration earlier this month. I hope this was nothing to do with my blogging. Happily, I extracted my blog before the Tods Murray website disappeared. Are you a law student seeking … Continue reading

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SULCN event at Strathclyde 7 June 2013

A mini-blog, to catch anyone who chances upon my blog more regularly than the website of the University of Strathclyde Law Clinic. That esteemed organisation (of which I am proud to call myself an alumnus) is hosting the second annual … Continue reading

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Scottish Court Closures – BBC Radio Scotland Coverage

For the next five days, you can hear me on BBC Radio Scotland’s “Out of Doors” programme via the iPlayer. I secured this gig as a result of this blog. I start about one minute in. I manage to go … Continue reading

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