Category Archives: Law Clinics

The Scottish University Law Clinic Network Conference 2019, and a note from the outgoing Chair of SULCN

On 7 June 2019, the eighth annual conference of the Scottish University Law Clinic Network (SULCN) took place at Edinburgh Napier University. A Twitter thread of the day is available here. Thanks to all who attended, to the speakers (namely … Continue reading

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Clinics and SQE – what next? Some conference notes about the new route to qualifying as a solicitor in England and Wales (mainly from a law clinic perspective)

On 5 June 2019 I attended an event at Coventry University entitled “Clinics and SQE – what next?” To the uninitiated, at least two questions flow from that title. What is SQE? What does it mean for clinics? There might … Continue reading

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Scottish University Law Clinic Network Conference 2019 – 7 June at Edinburgh Napier University

The eighth annual conference of the Scottish University Law Clinic Network (SULCN) will take place at Edinburgh Napier University on Friday 7 June 2019. Details of and registration for the event can be found on this Eventbrite page. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Access to land and access to justice: an update from SULU

Last year, I was involved in the launch of an initiative called the Scottish University Land Unit. As detailed at some length in an earlier blog post, this was and indeed is designed to partner the skills and enthusiasm of … Continue reading

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Law clinics and pro bono publico in the internet age – the SULCN Conference 2018

This blog post by me was first published by Scottish Legal News. It is reproduced here with permission. On 6 June 2018, students and staff from seven of Scotland’s universities met at the University of Dundee for the seventh annual … Continue reading

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Scottish University Law Clinic Network Conference 2018 – 6 June at the University of Dundee

The seventh annual conference of the Scottish University Law Clinic Network (SULCN) will take place in Dundee on the afternoon of Wednesday 6 June 2018. The keynote will be given by Mike Dailly of the Govan Law Centre. I am … Continue reading

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Levelling the land: pro bono expenses orders

This is a blog (sign)post, highlighting something I have written for the Journal of the Law Society of Scotland about pro bono expenses orders. Pro bono expenses orders, which may come to be known as legal volunteering expenses orders, are new devices that … Continue reading

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