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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    No photo of Ahmed Abdelrahman

    Ahmed Abdelrahman

    Person: Doctor of Philosophy

    No photo of Abdalsalam Rashed A Almasood

    Abdalsalam Rashed A Almasood

    Person: Doctor of Philosophy

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    Oles Andriychuk

    • Law - Senior Lecturer

    Person: Academic



    Research Output

    3D printing, policing and crime

    Daly, A., Mann, M., Squires, P. & Walters, R., 28 Mar 2020, In : Policing and Society.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

    Norrie, K. M., 30 Jun 2020, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 406 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Animals and the impact of trade (law and policy): a global animal law question

    Offor, I., 27 Feb 2020, In : Transnational Environmental Law. 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    1 Downloads (Pure)


  • 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)


    Short Prison Sentencing Reform

    Cyrus Tata (Keynote/plenary speaker)
    Jul 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences


    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