Are you interested in working as a Lawyer in Scotland? Maybe you’re about to do a law degree in Scotland or in the United Kingdom? Or perhaps you’re just curious about the political and legal system of different countries.
This course is designed to give lawyers, law students or just generally curious people an introduction to some basic concepts in Scottish and UK Common Law.
It is taught by Harris Mahmood, a Law Graduate from the University of Glasgow and now Legal Tutor, who will take you through the history and background of Scotland as a nation, its place in the world and in the UK and what the future of the legal profession may look like years from now.
Oftentimes Scotland is forgotten by the international community as just another subject of Great Britain however Harris will explain that not only have Scots had a historic and rich identity and culture, but there also huge societal and political changes which will create increasing opportunities for people across the world.
The topics covered in this course are:
- History of Scotland
- Legal Institutions
- Sources of Law
- Scottish Court System
- Qualifying as a Lawyer in Scotland
- Future of Law in Scotland
By the end of this course you will have a solid foundational grasp on Scottish and UK Law. You will also find valuable information about studying or working in the legal industry in Scotland.