Category Archives: Law Clinics

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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Access to land and access to justice: the Scottish University Land Unit

On 25 January 2018, with limited fanfare, the Development Trusts Association Scotland made a page on its website live. You may not have heard of the Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS), and even if you have you may not have … Continue reading

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SULCN Conference 2017: Beyond the Campus

On Wednesday 7 June 2017, the sixth annual conference of the Scottish University Law Clinic Network will take place at Glasgow Caledonian University. This is a short blog (sign)post to direct you to other resources about the conference, namely the … Continue reading

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Ten signs it’s time to stop and ask for help: guest post by Lucy Reed

This is a guest post from Lucy Reed, a barrister with who blogs at Pink Tape and tweets as @familoo. Anyone a) vaguely legal or b) generally interested in life should really be following her anyway, but just in case … Continue reading

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A visit to Stellenbosch Legal Aid Clinic

As mentioned on this blog previously, I am on research leave at the moment. This has taken me to Stellenbosch in South Africa. There are a few reasons why Stellenbosch has been my appointed destination, mostly to do with land … Continue reading

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The Scottish University Law Clinic Network: 2017 Update

As some readers of my blog will have noticed, I am involved with an initative called the Scottish University Law Clinic Network. SULCN, as explained elsewhere, is designed to bring together those involved in “pro bono” (see below) legal activity … Continue reading

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