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Pinsent Masons gets on board with FinTech Scotland

Yvonne Dunn Pinsent Masons has been appointed as a global strategic partner to FinTech Scotland ...

Published 23 May 2018

Compass Chambers Glasgow Conference 2018

Compass Chambers' Glasgow Conference will take place on Friday 1 June 2018 at 200 SVS (200 St Vincen ...

Published 23 May 2018

Widow’s legal action against son and daughter-in-law over sale of family home dismissed

A widow who sued her son and daughter-in-law following a dispute over the sale of the former family ...

Published 22 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

Edinburgh University student wins Law Society competition

Eve Mackinnon A third year law student at Edinburgh University has won a three week paid w ...

Published 22 May 2018

Addiction expert calls for radical revision of substance misuse strategy

People caught with small quantities of illegal drugs should not face prosecution according to a Scot ...

Published 21 May 2018

Exploring recent taxation changes: a joint ICAS and Edinburgh Tax Network seminar

The Edinburgh Tax Network and ICAS will host a joint seminar on Thursday 31st May, with support from ...

Published 21 May 2018

New SLCC Chair: current legal complaints system 'not fit for purpose'

The new chair of the independent body for complaints about the Scottish legal profession has called ...

Published 18 May 2018

Blog: Outer House arguments over lawfulness of abortion treatment at home

Dr Robert Brett Taylor and Dr Adelyn L M Wilson summarise a judicial review case, currently at aviza ...

Published 18 May 2018

UK government to strengthen Brexit position through Lords appointments

The UK government is planning to strengthen its position on Brexit through a series of a ...

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

Clarification

On 11 May we ran an article entitled 10 Essential Steps to Renewing your Law Firm’s Profession ...

Published 18 May 2018

Law Society raises concerns over proposed changes to road traffic offences

Drivers accused of ‘minor’ road traffic offences should retain the right to go to court ...

Published 17 May 2018

Lady Hale to deliver first lecture in Scotland since taking up UKSC presidency

Lady Hale The Supreme Court’s contribution to the development of devolution jurisprudence ...

Published 17 May 2018

Auschwitz trial documents added to UNESCO world memory register

Survivors at the camp who were liberated by the Red Army in 1945 Documents from the Auschwitz t ...

Published 17 May 2018