The School of Law is extremely proud of its graduates, many of whom have gone on to pursue high profile careers, both in the legal and non-legal professions.
Madge Easton Anderson
|1896 - 1982
||First Scottish woman law graduate (1919)
|Hazel Aronson, Lady Cosgrove
||First woman judge in the Court of Session
||Novelist (The Shipbuilders, 1935)
|James Boswell of Auchinleck
||Biographer of Samuel Johnson
|Des Browne, Lord Browne of Ladyton
||Secretary State for Scotland (2007-2008).Secretary State for Defence (2006-2008)
|Sir Menzies Campbell
||Leader of the Liberal Democrats (2006-2007)
Semion Yefinmovich Desnitsky & Ivan Andreyevich Tretyakov
|First Russian students to attend any British University. Professors of Law at Moscow University.
||MP and MSP, architect of devolution and First Minister of Scotland (1999 - 2000)
|Sir William Kerr Fraser
||Chancellor of the University of Glasgow(1996 -2006 ) and former Principal (1988-1995)
||Olympic gold medal winner in the double sculls in London 2012.
||Advocate, involved in 'theft' of the Stone of Destiny from Westminster Abbey (1951)
Professor of Law at the University of Glasgow (1761 - 1801). One of the fathers of modern sociology and a pioneer of political science.
||Lawyer, antiquarian and biographer
|Ann Paton, Lady Paton
||Court of Session judge (2000- )
|Alan Rodger, Lord Rodger of Earlsferry
|| Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2001 - 2009). Justice of the Supreme Court (2009-2011)
||MP and Leader of the Labour Party (1992-94)
||MSP and deputy leader of the Scottish National Party (2004 - )
|John Wheatley, Lord Wheatley
||Lord Advocate, Lord Justice-Clerk
Supporting the Law School
Support from our alumni allows Glasgow University School of Law to maintain its excellence in teaching and research, and to attract the best students regardless of their financial backgrounds.
Contributions from our graduates are highly appreciated and further details can be found at our Giving to Law pages.
Keeping in touch
We aim to stay in as close contact with our alumni as possible and provide updates on school activities. Please contact Bicola Barratt-Crane who coordinates our alumni events and activities. Bicola is based in the Development & Alumni Office and can be contacted on +44 (0) 141 330 7148 or email Bicola.Barratt-Crane@glasgow.ac.uk.
By updating your details we can also keep you up to date with life in the University, and the Law School and invite you to events available for our alumni.
The alternative is to use the GU World which is the University of Glasgow's online community for its graduates and alumni. As a member of GU World you have access to a variety of free, on-line services for Glasgow alumni. You can:
•View and update your alumni record
•Search the online directory for your fellow alumni
•Activate your 'Email for Life' forwarding address
•Find out about alumni associations in your area
To find out more and sign up visit www.alumni.gla.ac.uk/
We are also on facebook, why not join or start your own group.
Many of our alumni like to return to take postgraduate degrees and Continuing Professional Development. Find out what we offer: