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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

Scots property prices ‘rising at fastest rate in three years’

Scottish property prices are rising at their fastest rate in three years and have soared to record l ...

Published 18 June 2018

Holyrood committee makes qualified recommendation of Prescription Bill

A Holyrood committee has recommended that the general principles of the Prescription (Scotland) Bill ...

Published 18 June 2018

Report shows decline in racial crime but uptick in sexual orientation and disability offences

James Wolffe QC New figures published today for 2017-18 show that 3,249 race crime charges were ...

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

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

DWF advises on £32m sale of advertising company

Paul Pignatelli The Glasgow corporate team at DWF has advised on the £32 million cross-bo ...

Published 15 June 2018

Capital appetite for investment dinner

Alison Gilson In 2018 Shoosmiths is supporting the national dinner series of the Brit ...

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

Blog: 'Independent contractor' wins worker status

Katy Wedderburn Katy Wedderburn and Rhea McKenzie analyse yesterday's employment judgment from ...

Published 14 June 2018

Scottish government rebuked over poor FOI practices

Joe FitzPatrick The Scottish government's handling of freedom of information requests has been ...

Published 14 June 2018

Brodies commits to advocacy growth with appointment of Tony Jones QC as partner

Tony Jones Brodies has announced the appointment of Tony Jones QC, who joins the firm as a ...

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