Organization profile

Organisation profile

Research within the School of 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
EU Social Sciences
act Social Sciences
justice Social Sciences
human rights Social Sciences
international law Social Sciences
legislation Social Sciences
European Law Social Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.


No photo of Ahmed Abdelrahman

Ahmed Abdelrahman

Person: Doctor of Philosophy

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Abdalsalam Rashed A Almasood

Person: Doctor of Philosophy

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Oles Andriychuk

  • Law - Senior Lecturer

Person: Academic


Projects 2003 2024

Research Output 1971 2020

Funding civil justice in Scotland: full cost recovery, at what cost to justice?

Christman, B. & Combe, M. M., 15 Jan 2020, In : Edinburgh Law Review. 24, 1, p. 49-73 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
cost recovery
legal system

Parliament, sovereignty and the paradox of the political constitution

McCorkindale, C., 28 May 2020, The Constitution of Social Democracy. Bogg, A., Rowbottom, J. & Young, A. L. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

common law


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 2019

Scottish Institute of Policing Research 2019 Conference

Angela Daly (Speaker)
10 Dec 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Law Society of Scotland (External organisation)

Angela Daly (Advisor)
1 Dec 201930 Nov 2022

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

Environmental Impact Assessment Review (Journal)

Antonio Cardesa-Salzmann (Peer reviewer)
Dec 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal peer review


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