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  • Blog: Freedom of information net closing on housing associationsBlog: Freedom of information net closing on housing associations
    Paul Motion and Muneeb Gill discuss the looming extension of the FOI regime to housing associations. Just like buses…Yet another tier of administration recently hove into view on the social housing horizon. On 6 December 2017 the Scottish government opened its
  • Committee calls for tweaks to ensure proper scrutiny of social security provisionsCommittee calls for tweaks to ensure proper scrutiny of social security provisions
    Changes are needed to ensure the Scottish Parliament can scrutinise the detail of how Scotland’s new social security system will operate, according to a report by the Social Security Committee. The committee’s report follows consideration of the Social Security
  • England: BME students less likely to secure pupillage than white studentsEngland: BME students less likely to secure pupillage than white students
    New research from the Bar Standards Board (BSB) has revealed that BME students are less successful in obtaining pupillage than white students. The BSB said its two new reports offer important insights into current issues in education and training for qualification
  • Arbitration scheme praised by senior US attorneyArbitration scheme praised by senior US attorney
    The Faculty of Advocates Arbitration group and its newly-established arbitration service have been applauded by a senior US lawyer. Joe Matthews is a past-president of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and as a Chartered Arbitrator he is a Fellow of the
  • SYLA Burns SupperSYLA Burns Supper
    1 February 2018 7pm Sloans Glasgow We are delighted to invite you to the SYLA Burns Supper 2018. Join us for a night celebrating Scotand’s most famous bard, Robert Burns. The traditional Scottish evening will take place on Thursday, 1 February 2018 from 7pm in
  • SYLA Criminal Day ConferenceSYLA Criminal Day Conference
    Saturday 20 January 2018 9:30am-5pm 200 SVS, St Vincent Street Glasgow The Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association welcomes you to join us at our Criminal Day Conference at 200 SVS, St Vincent Street, Glasgow. Now in its twelfth year, the conference is one of the
  • Scottish government unveils race equality planScottish government unveils race equality plan
    Increasing employment opportunities for minority ethnic communities is part of a range of actions set out by Equalities Secretary Angela Constance aimed at advancing race equality. The Race Equality Action Plan contains more than 120 actions spanning employment,
  • Terra Firma Chambers brave the cold at Sleep in the ParkTerra Firma Chambers brave the cold at Sleep in the Park
    Members of Terra Firma Chambers braved temperatures as low as -7C on Saturday night for Sleep in the Park, the world’s largest ever charity sleep-out. Team Terra Firma, comprising Andrew Bowen QC, Graham Dunlop, Roddy MacLeod and clerks Emma Potter and Andrew
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