Inside the bottle of ginger beer were the decomposing remains of a snail, something Mrs Donoghue was unaware of until the final drops of the fizzy drink were poured into her glass.
Although the lawsuit was eventually resolved out of court, the debate surrounding the case had a seismic impact, laying the groundwork for the modern law of negligence.
Susannah Paul, a lecturer in Law at UWS, said: “This is one of the best known, and most significant, cases in Scottish legal history, and its impact is felt right around the world.
“Given the milestone anniversary, it felt appropriate to hold this mini-trial, and I’m delighted that we were able to do so with enthusiastic pupils and members of the legal profession, including the Sheriff Principal of Paisley Sheriff Court.
“I’d like to thank everyone who took part.”