Booking is now open for the Scottish Public Law Group’s eighth Annual Summer Conference, taking place on Monday 13 June 2016 at the Roxburghe Hotel, 38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.

The conference will cover a variety of public law topics including judicial review, protective expensive orders, legislative matters, human rights and EU law updates, including constitutional and domestic law implications of a yes/ no outcome in the forthcoming referendum.

Following on from last year’s fully subscribed conference, we once again have an exciting line up of speakers. The speakers and chairs include Lady Wolffe, Senator of the College of Justice, Christine O’Neill, (Brodies LLP), Andrew Webster (Faculty of Advocates), Professor Tom Mullen (University of Glasgow), Andy Beattie (Parliamentary Counsel Office), Professor Stephen Tierney (University of Edinburgh) and Anna Poole QC (Faculty of Advocates).

After an opening address from the Advocate General for Scotland, the conference will comprise of 4 sessions. The first of the morning will focus on public law developments in Scotland. The second session will then go on to look at law making in the Scottish Parliament. The third session will focus on human rights law developments both in Scotland and elsewhere. The final session will provide an update on EU case law and look at EU Law in Scotland, as well as discussing the implications of the upcoming referendum.

The full list of speakers and chairs will be announced in due course and once finalised the full programme will be available on the SPLG website.

The event will be eligible for 6 hours CPD. Registration is from 9am – 9.25am. Lunch is provided from 1 – 2pm. The conference will close at 5pm and will be followed by a drinks reception.

Tickets are priced at £95 and can be booked at:

Please note that refunds are not available.

For group bookings or enquires in relation to student/ devil places please contact

The SPLG Conference 2016 is sponsored by Axiom Advocates.