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Preventing child abduction on Scottish government's legislative agenda following solicitor's campaign

Yousif Ahmed The issue of international parental child abduction is now on the Scottish governm ...

Published 22 May 2018

England: Coroner's 'cab rank' burial policy ruled unlawful and discriminatory

The High Court in London has ruled that a coroner's "cab rank" policy of dealing with bodies on a fi ...

Published 27 April 2018

Mary Barbour bill consultation to be launched

Mary Barbour Scottish Labour’s proposed plans to introduce a law to protect people renting in ...

Published 26 March 2018

Lord Hennessy to deliver Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow lecture

Lord Hennessy Wednesday 14 February 7.30pm Lecture theatre K3.25 John Anderson Building, Univers ...

Published 13 February 2018

Catholic Church in Scotland calls for conscientious objection to abortion to be enshrined in law

Baroness O’Loan The Catholic Church in Scotland has called for legislation in Scotland recognisin ...

Published 31 January 2018

FTSE 100 companies told to address sexual harassment or face legal action

Mary Sharpe The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) wrote to the chairs of the FTSE 100 and ...

Published 24 January 2018

Irish Bar launches initiative to promote domestic legal services after Brexit

The Bar of Ireland has launched a new initiative to promote Ireland as a world-leading centre of ...

Published 11 January 2018

Allan McDougall and McQueen Legal merge

Pictured: Mary McQueen and Gordon Bathgate Allan McDougall Solicitors and McQueen Legal have ...

Published 1 November 2017

Historic Red Mass this Sunday

The annual Red Mass to mark the beginning of the new legal year in Scotland takes place on Sunday 1 ...

Published 29 September 2017

Solicitor pleads guilty to embezzling £270,000 from aunt

Photo credit: Google Street View A solicitor who embezzled almost £270,000 from his aunt after she ...

Published 27 September 2017

McQueen Legal residential team wins top award

Pictured (L-R): Sponsor from Rettie & Co; Dot Mullally, partner at McQueen Legal; Mary McQueen ...

Published 27 September 2017

Sexual offences on the rise amongst the young

Mary Sharpe The number of people in Scotland aged 17 or under accused of sexual offending rose from ...

Published 12 September 2017

Glasgow law student wins Irish pageant

Alisha Medford A Glasgow law student has been crowned winner of the Mary From Dungloe competition i ...

Published 9 August 2017

Verdict delivered: MiniTrials are 'mega fun'

Primary pupils who took over Stirling Sheriff Court to stage a Faculty of Advocates’ MiniTri ...

Published 26 June 2017

Andrew Flanagan to step down as Scottish Police Authority chair

Andrew Flanagan Andrew Flanagan, chairman of the Scottish Police Authority (SPA), has announced pla ...

Published 15 June 2017