In 2018/19 we made grants to assist with undergraduate and postgraduate course fees and living expenses, attending international events, legal publications and research, dramatic reconstructions, and for a series of public seminars.

Awards made in 2018/19 include the following:

Telders International Moot Court Competition

For the fifth year in succession, the Foundation helped fund the attendance of a team of students from The University of Dundee to represent Scotland in the finals of the Telders International Moot Court Competition in The Hague. More

Sir Gerald Gordon Seminar in Criminal Law

The Foundation contributed towards the cost of hosting the 11th annual Sir Gerald Gordon Seminar in Criminal Law at The University of Glasgow. The award allowed the event to be hosted free of charge to delegates. More

International Law Week

The Foundation made an award to Abertay University to enable students to participate in International Law Week 2019, organised by the University College UC Leuven-Limberg in Belgium. More

European Private Law Summer School, Salzburg

The Foundation helped fund the attendance of a number of University of Edinburgh students at the European Private Law Summer School in Salzburg.  The Summer School lasted for 2 weeks during which the students attended classes and workshops. More

Lord Rodger Memorial Lecture

The Foundation supported the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow in holding the Lord Rodger Memorial Lecture. More

Shelter Scotland Housing Law Service

The Foundation made an award to Shelter Scotland to host two informative events to bring together practitioners and organisations from across the UK. More

World Congress on Adult Capacity

The Foundation supported Adrian Ward in the research dissemination and delivery of questions into law in practice and legal systems worldwide. More

Crime Writing Collaboration

The Foundation supported the dramatic reconstruction of the 1932 murder trial of Peter Queen at the Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival held at Stirling Sheriff Court in September 2019. More

Reblaw Scotland

The Foundation provided funding for the second Reblaw Scotland Conference held in February 2019. More

Legal Publications

The Foundation supported the publication of several legal texts. More

Supporting Under Graduate and Post Graduate Students

In addition to other awards, the Foundation supported a number of students both at undergraduate level (LLB, DIPLP) and at postgraduate level (LLM, PhD) to enable them to study and research Scots law. More