Professor Margaret Ross

Vice Principal & Head of the College of Arts and Social Sciences at the university of aberdeen

Professor Margaret Ross, having graduated with an LLB (Hons) from Aberdeen in 1979, qualified as a Solicitor in 1981 and practiced law for 11 years before returning to The University's School of Law as an academic. Her research interests are particularly focused on evidence, procedures and mediation. Since 1992, Professor Ross has published widely in these areas and is the author of the revised edition of the leading text on the law of evidence in Scotland.

In addition to her academic work, Professor Ross has a wide range of pursuits. She is a member of both The University Senate and The University Court as well as an independent reporter for the court in adoption applications, Chair of Family Mediation Grampian, a formed Vice Chair of the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland and a past Chair of Grampian Research Ethics Committee.

Professor Ross has been involved with ALP since it was founded by Ryan Whelan in 2009.