On Tuesday 19 March, our Charities and Commerce Sector hosted an event aimed at raising awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). The event was very well attended by students and those within the local community who were keen to gain a better understanding of ACEs, the way they impact on individuals who have suffered trauma and what can be done to help mitigate the negative outcomes.
We are delighted to announce that our application for the Common Good Fund has been successful. The funds will be used to continue closing the access to justice gap in Aberdeen by expanding our Language Barrier Initiative.
The Aberdeen Law Project is delighted to confirm the appointment of two new Deputy Student Directors; Robyn Canning and Lewis Campbell.
Martyn Ross, a much loved member of the Aberdeen Law Project family, has passed away at the age of 25. He will be very sorely missed.
The Aberdeen Law Project was delighted to welcome Mr Tom Wood, Former Deputy Chief Constable of Lothian and Borders Police, to speak at the university on the 30th January. Mr Wood was invited to talk on the World’s End Murders investigation, which he led.
The Criminal Sector are pleased to announce a guest lecture led by Tom Wood, Former Depute Chief Constable of Lothian and Borders Police, commander of the cold case review into the World's End Murders.
The 2017/18 intake of the Aberdeen Law Project completed training this week, and will be joining their sectors and projects next Tuesday.
The Aberdeen Law Project (“ALP”) is delighted to announce Dame Anne Begg DBE as a Patron and the promotion of Sophie Mills to the position of Student Director.
ALP welcomes Judith Aldersey-Williams (CMS), Dorothy Bain QC, Keith Napier (ex Raeburns) and Ian Taggart (Justice of the Peace) as Board Members, while Professor Ross becomes Patron and Ryan Whelan is elected Chair of the Board.
We are delighted to extend our congratulations to Lady Dorrian, a member of the Aberdeen Law Project’s Advisory Committee, who has been appointed Lord Justice Clerk on the recommendation of the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.
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