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Family of boy who died in cemetery tragedy to receive six-figure payout

Scotland's biggest council has agreed to pay compensation to the family of a boy who died after a he ...

Published 18 June 2018

SSDT issues latest professional misconduct findings

The Scottish Solicitors' Discipline Tribunal has issued its findings in the cases of Law Society v S ...

Published 18 June 2018

Over 5,000 students join claim for compensation for university strikes

Shimon Goldwater Over 5,000 students have now joined a legal bid to claim £20 million in ...

Published 18 June 2018

Finance and Constitution Committee issues call for evidence on common frameworks

Holyrood’s Finance and Constitution Committee has begun the next phase of its constitutional s ...

Published 18 June 2018

Blog: Taking Pride in the work we do

Calum Guthrie In recent years, businesses have been supporting Pride events in ever increasing ...

Published 18 June 2018

Jacqueline Cook joins Davidson Chalmers as new planning director

Jacqueline Cook Davidson Chalmers has appointed Jacqueline Cook as its new planning director. S ...

Published 18 June 2018

Shepherd and Wedderburn appoints Jacqueline Moore to lead new department

Jacqueline Moore Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed Jacqueline Moore to lead a new immigrati ...

Published 18 June 2018

Sheriff rejects Russian Federation extradition request as an ‘abuse of process’

A former advisor to officials of President Vladimir Putin who was convicted in absence of fraud and ...

Published 15 June 2018

Damages Bill introduced at Holyrood

Annabelle Ewing Legislation intended to create a "clearer, fairer and more credible way" of set ...

Published 15 June 2018

DWF set to list on LSE this year, with valuation of up to £1bn

DWF is set to list on the London Stock Exchange this year, with a valuation of up to £1 billio ...

Published 15 June 2018

Blog: Battling Brexit – challenge over revocability of Article 50 notification rejected

Graham Horn Graham Horn recounts the latest legal episode in the battle against Brexit. In Dec ...

Published 15 June 2018

Rape victim wins legal challenge against tribunal decision to reject claim for criminal injuries compensation

A woman who was raped in the 1960s but did not report the incident to police until nearly 50 years l ...

Published 14 June 2018

Challenges in tackling cross-border crime after Brexit highlighted

James Wolffe QC Scotland’s police and prosecutors could face “complex and far-reach ...

Published 14 June 2018

Rupa Mooker joins Law Society's Equality and Diversity Committee

Rupa Mooker Rupa Mooker, director of HR at MacRoberts, has been appointed to the Law Society of ...

Published 14 June 2018

In pictures

The WS Corporate Law Conference kicked off this morning with insight from Graeme Colquhoun, h ...

Published 14 June 2018