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Law and labelling: Uber and (non)workers

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In what is already being described as one of the most important judicial decisions of the year, the Manchester Employment Tribunal has ruled on the employment status of Uber drivers in the UK. Factual background Uber is fast becoming a household name in what is known as the ‘gig economy’, in which people, much like… Continue reading

TCPD for the New Year

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    TCPD sessions in January and February include: Mediation– 6 hours over 3 sessions (plus 2 hours preparation time – 8 hours in total) Mandatory Ethics– 4 hours over 2 sessions (4 hours in total) Human Rights Law ( new course)- 6 hours over 3 sessions (6 hours in total) Civil Litigation– 8 hours over 4 sessions… Continue reading

GFSL: Land Reform Round Table Change of Date

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The final meeting of the Glasgow Forum for Scots law will take place on Monday 7 December at 3.30pm We will be having a Land Reform Round Table, focussing in particular on the contrasts between the law reform model followed in the land reform process and law reform led by the Scottish Law Commission. Discussion… Continue reading

Elspeth Attwooll and the elephant

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Elspeth Attwooll taught in the School of Law from 1966 until 1998, serving as the Head of the then Department of Jurisprudence. She was elected as a Liberal Democrat member of the European Parliament in 1999, and served until 2009. In addition, she regularly contested the Westminster constituency of Glasgow Maryhill, which existed until 2005… Continue reading

The School of Law is ranked 2nd in Scotland in the REF 2014 results.

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The School of Law is pleased to note that it has been ranked 2nd in Scotland in the results from the REF 2014. The School adopted a policy of reflecting its broad research culture and engagement in its REF submission, and returned nearly 80% of eligible staff. We note that some Law Schools with high… Continue reading