Letters from Inveraray

The AGM and Annual Adress of the Stair Society will take place this year in the Mackenzie Building of the Faculty of Advocates on 17 November 2012. After the AGM, the Annual Address, which is open to the public, will be given by Professor Norma Dawson of the Queen’s University, Belfast, current President of the Irish Legal History Society. Her subject will be "Letters from Inveraray: the correspondence between the 8th Duke of Argyll and the 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (with particular reference to the Irish Land Question)".

Professor Dawson is a distinguished property lawyer as well as a legal historian and an expert on trade mark law (both modern and historical). Your blogger has had the great good fortune to have experienced her as an excellent and supportive colleague when he started his tecahing career at Queen's Belfast, a fine and distinguished institution