University of Aberdeen law students win National Client Consultation competition


(L-R) Euan and Jennifer with the winners’ trophy and University law lecturer Malcolm Combe

Congratulations go to University of Aberdeen Law Diploma students Jennifer Baird and Euan Thompson, who jointly won the recent Scottish Client Competition, earning the opportunity to represent Scotland internationally.

 The competition’s theme this year was ‘residential neighbours’ and involved mock scenarios including a hedge dispute and property damage caused by children. Jennifer and Euan took part in a simulated lawyer/client interview and were competing against five other teams from Scottish universities. A panel of expert judges marked each performance and gave feedback.
“I think the competition has been invaluable to both of us, through gaining interview skills, the experience of working under pressure to find solutions and managing client expectations.” -Jennifer Baird
Jennifer and Euan will take their skills to the international stage at the University of Kent later this year.
Congratulations once again to Jennifer and Euan and best of luck for the next stage!
 More information here.

UoA Law Students Prevail at the National Negotiation Competition in Glasgow

comp winners

Left to right: Latifa El Shafei, David Ridley, and coach, Adam Davies

Latifa El Shafei and David Ridley, both diploma students here at Aberdeen, fought off competition from around the country to emerge victorious from the National Negotiation Competition in Glasgow last month. As a result they will be representing Scotland at the International Negotiation Competition, which will take place in Dublin this July, hosted by the Law Society of Ireland.

Read more about their experience here.

Taylor library staff would like to congratulate Latifa, David and Adam, and wish them the very best of luck in July.

Taylor Library & EDC Team