The Highland Fling - Web Standards in Scotland


  • Heather Burns

    Heather Burns is a digital law specialist in Glasgow, Scotland. She researches, writes, publishes, consults, and speaks extensively on internet laws and policies which affect the crafts of web design and development. She has been designing and developing web sites since 1997 and has been a professional web site designer since 2007. She holds a postgraduate certification in internet law and policy from the University of Strathclyde.

  • John D. McGonagle

    John is commercial lawyer and senior associate at DLA Piper Scotland LLP in Edinburgh. John advises on a variety of issues relating to contracts of all types, IP, technology and data protection. He spent 2 years at PwC Legal in London, which involved delivering projects alongside tax and consultancy specialists from parent company PwC. He has spent periods on secondment at Bupa, BAE Regional Aircraft, RBS and Clydesdale Bank. He currently tutors Commercial Contracts and IP on the University of Strathclyde's Professional Legal Practice Diploma.

The format

The evening is kindly being hosted at the Fan Duel office in Glasgow from 6pm - 9pm, there will be two talks and refreshments, networking and discussion in between.


If you'd like to show your support for the conference and contribute to making it happen then we'd love to hear from you, get in touch with us and we can have a chat.