Organization profile

Organisation profile

Research within Law is focused within six main research clusters:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Conflict mediation and dispute resolution
  • Human Rights
  • Legal Profession
  • Regulation
  • Scots Private Law

More information is available here.


Current KE strengths include:

The Law Clinic

Aims to provide legal assistance to people in Glasgow and the surrounding area. It is the first and biggest Law Clinic service in Scotland and has been the recipient of numerous civic and community awards for its services to those who do not qualify for legal aid.

Centre for Legal Training

The Law School has a contract for the Centre for Legal Training providing CPD courses to para-legals as an Educational Partner. CPD training and professional qualifications will be delivered to a wide variety of solicitor firms in Scotland and other organisations across the country.

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Law Social Sciences
act Social Sciences
justice Social Sciences
human rights Social Sciences
international law Social Sciences
EU Social Sciences
lawyer Social Sciences
family law Social Sciences

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Projects 2003 2023

Research Output 1971 2018

Beat protectionism and emissions at a stroke

Mehling, M. A., van Asselt, H., Das, K. & Dröge, S. 16 Jul 2018 In : Nature. 559, 7714, p. 321-324 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access

Behind the screen: commercial sex, digital spaces and working online

Cunningham, S., Sanders, T., Scoular, J., Campbell, R., Pitcher, J., Hill, K., Valentine-Chase, M., Melissa, C., Aydin, Y. & Hamer, R. 31 May 2018 In : Technology in Society. 53, p. 47-54 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
working life
social media
intellectual property
right of ownership


trade law
contract theory
trade policy
world trade

Book of the Year, 2005

Laura Piacentini (Recipient), 7 Jul 2005

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Book of the Year, 2013

Laura Piacentini (Recipient), 12 Nov 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 1994 2018


Influence on judicial decision making and increased public understanding of sentencing practice through implementation of Sentencing Information System

Cyrus Tata (Participant), Neil Hutton (Participant), Alan Paterson (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Public understanding, information and debate, Professional practice, training and standards


Law reform leads to increased protection for victims of domestic abuse

Jane Scoular (Participant), Kate Cavanagh (Participant), Clare Connelly (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Quality of life and safety

Monitoring quality to raise standards of legal practice within the Legal Aid system in the UK

Alan Paterson (Participant), Avrom Sherr (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Professional practice, training and standards