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New simple procedure does not change sheriff’s powers in dealing with undefended cases, appeal court rules

The Sheriff Appeal Court has published a judgment in three test cases concerning the court’s a ...

Published 23 May 2018

New and returning Law Society Council members welcomed

Two new members and two familiar faces have been elected by their peers to join the Law Society of S ...

Published 22 May 2018

Fears of England becoming 'maintenance capital' in divorce cases exaggerated

Jane Mair Claims that England could become the "maintenance capital" of the UK after an artisto ...

Published 18 May 2018

SYLA elects Jessica Weir as president and welcomes new committee

Jessica Weir Jessica Weir, a banking and finance solicitor at Brodies has been elected pre ...

Published 18 May 2018

Our Legal Heritage: Statue of George Kinloch

In the third of our occasional series looking at Scotland's legal heritage, both grand and obscure, ...

Published 18 May 2018

UK police forces told to address concerns over facial recognition systems or face legal action

The UK’s police forces must address concerns over the use of facial recognition technology or ...

Published 16 May 2018

Professional negligence conference considers key Scottish cases

Lawyers received a high-level update and review of law and procedure in non-medical professional neg ...

Published 10 May 2018

Sheriff takes high level of drug deaths into account in sentencing heroin dealer

Credit: Google Street View A sheriff has taken into account the high rate of drug deaths in Dundee ...

Published 3 May 2018

Private client promotion at Miller Hendry

Leann Brown Miller Hendry has announced the promotion of Leann Brown to associate in a move whic ...

Published 10 April 2018

Digby Brown team treks in aid of Asbestos Action

Digby Brown'sindustrial disease team is today undertaking a sponsored trek to raise funds for ...

Published 6 April 2018

RGU Legal eagles moot their way to a hat-trick

Pictured (L-R): Naomi Henderson, Hal Ledgerwood, Aimee Godfrey, Sarah Polson, Malcolm Mackay, Alex R ...

Published 6 April 2018

Anglers win right to sue Scottish Water over river acid spill

An angling group has won a legal battle to sue Scottish Water over a spillage of high-purity acid ...

Published 4 April 2018

Speeding motorist who challenged whether police warning was given ‘at the time of the offence’ loses appeal against dangerous driving conviction

A man found guilty of dangerous driving who claimed that there was “insufficient evidence” to co ...

Published 29 March 2018

New corporate partner appointed to Aberdein Considine’s Glasgow office

Pictured (L-R): Graeme Ross and Michael Currie Aberdein Considine has appointed new partner ...

Published 13 March 2018