21st June 2011
Tuesday, 2.00—4.00 p.m. (first-come-first-served)
As of Tuesday, 28 June 2011 Renfrewshire Law Centre will offer an extra employment law drop-in surgery for Renfrewshire residents wishing advice on their employment rights, whether relating to workplace grievances, unpaid wages, unfair dismissal, redundancy, discrimination etc. This service is for employees and former employees. You should bring relevant financial information, otherwise the Law Centre may not be in a position to assist (please see below).
This is a new additional service. The Law Centre will continue to run its regular drop-in surgeries from Monday to Thursday for other matters.
20th June 2011
Renfrewshire Law Centre Directors & Staff wish to congratulate Claire Gillies on completing her legal traineeship with the Law Centre to become a fully qualified solicitor with effect as of 15 June 2011, and we are pleased to announce her decision to remain with the Law Centre, hopefully well into the future.
A graduate of both Paisley University and Strathclyde Law School, Claire joined Renfrewshire Law Centre in early 2007 as a law student volunteer. Working here in order to pay her way through university, she formally joined the Law Centre staff on a permanent basis as a paralegal in mid-2008 ...
10th June 2011
Renfrewshire Law Centre Director
It is with great sadness that Renfrewshire Law Centre has to report the death of Iain Wilson on 8 June 2011. Iain served as a Director of Renfrewshire Law Centre for many years, giving of his time wholly voluntarily, and Renfrewshire Law Centre is indebted to him for his support, guidance and wisdom over the years. Iain was also active in numerous other local community organisations, including Linwood Community Council, Linwood Tenants’ Association, Linwood Old Age Pensioners’ Association and Linstone Housing Association (of which he was Chair). Thus he remained as busy ...
3rd June 2011
The Call for Papers for the conference is now open.
Practising and academic lawyers from any part of the world and of any nationality are invited to respond to the Call for Papers. Speakers will be selected on the basis of abstracts submitted in response to the Call for Papers.
Abstracts should be submitted by Thursday 1st September 2011 and will be selected by the Donoghue v Stevenson International Conference 2012 Papers Review Committee.
Papers may focus on any aspect of tort, negligence, and delict which is pertinent to the general overall rationale of the event, however, preference will be ...
3rd June 2011
Marisa Gillick, Volunteer Law Student at Renfrewshire Law Centre, writes about the role of the UK Supreme Court in Scottish criminal cases.
Following their recent success in the elections to the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) are set to challenge the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom over its intervention in Scots law regarding Human Rights issues.
The situation intensified following a ruling by the Supreme Court that the conviction of Nat Fraser, who is currently serving a life sentence for allegedly arranging the murder of his wife, Arlene, in 1998 was unsafe.
The SNP’s contention regards ...