Event: Scottish Public Law Group Annual Conference

Scottish Public Law Group Annual Conference

The SPLG’s Annual Update Conference on public law will take place on Monday 11th June at the Roxburghe Hotel in Edinburgh. This full day conference will include sessions covering:

  • An update on Public Law in Scotland
  • Developments in England, Luxembourg and Strasbourg
  • Scotland’s constitutional future: the EU and international law dimensions
  • An insight into the future of the Scottish legal landscape

Confirmed speakers and chairs include The Rt Hon Lord Hamilton (shortly to retire as President of the Court of Session),  The Rt Hon The Lord Wallace of Tankerness QC (Advocate General for Scotland),  Sheriff Principal Taylor,  Roseanna Cunningham (Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs), James Mure QC (Axiom Advocates),  Simon Collins QC (Judge of the First Tier Tribunal),  Professor Christine Bell (University of Edinburgh),  Professor Robin Churchill (University of Dundee),  Dr Robert Lane (University of Edinburgh),  Lorna Jack (Chief Executive of the Law Society of Scotland),  Judith Morrison (Office of the Solicitor to the Scottish Parliament),  Sam Grodzinski QC (Matrix Chambers)  and  Dr Elaine Webster (University of Strathclyde).

The conference will run from 9am to 5pm, followed by a drinks reception.

Tickets are priced at £75 (£25 concessions) (group bookings: 6 places for the price of 5).  Book on-line at:


This event should not be missed by those working in public law in Scotland, or with an interest in Scotland’s continuing constitutional development.  The conference is supported by Axiom Advocates, Arnot Manderson Advocates, the Murray Stable and Biggart Baillie LLP. Please direct any enquiries to emily.gilmour@shepwedd.co.uk or jennifer.jack@biggartbaillie.co.uk. Click www.splg.co.uk for more details.