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Stavert, J. (2019). Mental Health Act review in Scotland: some initial observations. Essex Chambers
Provides some initial observations on and recommendations for the scope of the forthcoming review of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment)(Scotland) Act 2003, with particular...
Stavert, J., Egdell, V., Ritchie, L., Danson, M., Cook, M., & Tolson, D. (2018). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace. Edinburgh Napier University
The reported study investigated how Scottish-based employers from different sectors respond to staff with dementia. Dementia is, and will increasingly be, a workplace issue as...
Chhina, R. K., & Bökkerink, M. (2017). Legal Opinion on the Draft Law of Georgia on “Facilitating the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing”. Georgia: Council of Europe
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The proposed research will explore victims’ experiences of miscarriages of justice. It will investigate the narratives that individuals who have been wrongfully imprisoned have to share about their li...
The Scottish Parliament
The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body is seeking to award a contract for research on behalf of the Justice Committee.
The Family Law (Scotland) Bill (‘the Bill’) is due to be introduced this yea...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Scottish Parliament. This project involves the creation of a workshop series about law-making for children and their families by the Sco...
Lecturer in Law
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Associate Professor in Law
Chhina, R. K. (2017). Legal Opinion on reviewing the Administrative Instruction No. 04/2014 on Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs). Kosovo: Council of Europe
Stavert, J., & McKay, C. (2017). Scotland's Mental Health and Capacity Law: A Case for Reform. Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Report of joint Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland and Centre for Mental Health and Capacity Law law reform scoping exercise.
Stavert, J. (2016). Supported Decision-Making: Good Practice Guide. Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Supported decision-making maximizes an individual's ability to ensure that their rights, will and preferences are at the centre of all decisions that concern them...
Egdell, V. (2016). The Management of Dementia in the Workplace in the Public Sector in Scotland. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University Business School Research Funding 2015/16
The Scottish population is ageing. This will have a significant impact on the labour market, in particular on the greater need for employers to employ relatively more older wo...
Martin, W., Michalowski, S., Stavert, J., Ward, A., Ruck Keene, A., Caughey, C., …McGregor, R. (2016). The Essex Autonomy Project Three Jurisdictions Report: towards compliance with CRPD Art. 12 in capacity/incapacity legislation across the UK. University of Essex - AHRC
Levy, L., Santhkumaran, D., & Whitecross, R. W. (2014). What Works to Reduce Crime - A Survey of the Evidence. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
A systematic review of the available literature based on a logic model approach to crime reduction.
Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. Project briefing paper: Support for the Exercise of Legal Capacity. Essex Autonomy Project
This briefing paper was produced for the Three Jurisdictions Project Roundtable Meeting held on 2 February 2016. It considers support for the exercise of legal capacity.
Chhina, R. K. (2017, August). Performance bonds under English law: A journey from a strictly ‘narrow’ fraud exception to an overly broad ‘breach of good faith’ exception. Paper presented at 4th Annual International Conference on Law and policy, St. Anne's College, University of Oxford, UK
This paper critically examines the approach in English law to the application of the fraud exception to the principle of the autonomy of performance bonds. It establishes that...
Chhina, R. K. (2016, October). ‘Non-payment affected by money laundering under a letter of credit – How would English courts approach it?’. Paper presented at Annual International Conference on Law, Economics and Politics, Newnham College, University of Cambridge, UK
Chhina, R. K. (2016, February). Implementation of the FATF Recommendations in Developing Countries with special focus on Recommendations 12 and 22 (Politically Exposed Persons): A Case Study from Indian Perspective. Paper presented at Academic International Conference on Business, Economics and Management, Dubai
Macfarlane, L. (2015, November). Issues of Rights and Capacity: child and adolescent medical decisions. Paper presented at Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland, Child and Adolescent Faculty Conference
Chhina, R. K. (2015, July). Managing Money Laundering Risks in Commercial Letters of Credit: Are Bank’s in Danger of Non-Compliance – A Case Study of the United Kingdom. Presented at Annual International Conference on Interdisciplinary Legal Studies (AICILS), Newnham College, University of Cambridge, UK
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
This research project consists of an exploratory qualitative study on the provision of restorative justice (RJ) services in Scotland at the level of local authorities. RJ is a process of facilitated d...
Book project on the authority of international criminal law. The funding would be used to take up the offered position of Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York, to benefit from the researc...
Society of Legal Scholars
This research project aims to provide a theory of authority in international criminal law. The question explored by the project overall is what authority international criminal law possesses, and from...
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
The aim of this research is to explore how employers in Scotland support their employees with dementia. The research will help us to understand whether employers are meeting their legal duties. The re...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The overall objective of this project is to draw on AHRC-funded research expertise to provide support to the UK
government in the upcoming UN review of the UK's progress towards compliance with the Un...
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featu...
This critical appraisal demonstrates three particular themes that are domin...
Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University.
9 April 2019 - 10 April 2019
The Stand's New Town Theatre (Venue 7), Studio
16 August 2018
The Banshee Labyrinth, Niddrie Street, Edinburgh, EL1 1LG
18 July 2018
Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Summerhall, Edinburgh
4 April 2018