The 7th Edinburgh Postgraduate Law Conference – EPLC 2021 – took place virtually on Zoom on 19 – 20 April 2021. The theme was: ‘Great Expectations – When Law Meets Reality’.


The EPLC 2021 featured:



  • A total of 43 presentations on a wide range of topics. This was divided into:
        • 26 oral presentations spread across 8 different panels
    • 17 poster presentations spread across 2 poster sessions
  • Presenters representing over 25 different institutions from all over the world
  • Presenters including: Masters students, PhD students, legal practitioners and early career researchers
  • An academic staff member as a discussant per oral presentation panel – so a total of 8 academic staff members as discussants
  • A thought-provoking keynote panel comprising of 3 distinguished speakers


To view the full conference programme and to find out more information about what took place, please browse through the relevant tabs in this conference section.