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England: Barristers vote to end strike and accept MoJ offer

Thousands of barristers have voted in favour of ending their industrial action and have accepted a & ...

Published 13 June 2018

Harper Macleod chairman helps launch consultation on the future of the rural economy in Scotland

Professor Crerar with NCRA co-chair Alison Milne and Fergus Ewing MSP One of the biggest consul ...

Published 13 June 2018

Scots Law 2018 on Monday and Tuesday

Time is running out for any delegates who have not yet registered for the Scots Law 2018 Conferenc ...

Published 13 June 2018

Motorist who claimed justice of the peace ‘lacked impartiality’ loses appeal against conviction for driving while using mobile phone

A motorist found guilty of using a mobile phone while driving who claimed that the justice of the pe ...

Published 12 June 2018

UK justice minister resigns over government Brexit policy

Phillip Lee UK justice minister Phillip Lee has resigned over the government's Brexit policy ah ...

Published 12 June 2018

Professor Jim Murdoch awarded CBE

Professor Jim Murdoch Jim Murdoch, professor of public law at the University of Glasgow, has be ...

Published 12 June 2018

Thorntons signs up seven home-grown solicitors

Pictured (L-R): Zoe Irving, Katie Hobkirk, Jamie Lyons,Iona Anderson, Danny McGinn, Ling Deng, C ...

Published 12 June 2018

Blog: Cash, digital payments and data - all change?

Catherine MacPherson Catherine MacPherson considers issues on the horizon for the cash and digi ...

Published 12 June 2018

Edinburgh landlord conference doubles capacity after surge in demand

A special conference being held in Edinburgh to help landlords deal with the biggest shake-up of S ...

Published 12 June 2018

Spanish man detained without good reason suffered ECHR violations

A Spanish man who was detained on the basis of allegations he had sexual relations with minors suffe ...

Published 12 June 2018

Petition launched to stop Vietnamese trafficking victim from being deported

Duc Kien Nguyen A petition has been launched to stop a trafficking victim and former prisoner f ...

Published 12 June 2018

Mentoring scheme gives law student 'profoundly inspiring' experience

Pictured (L-R): Euan Mackenzie QC, Samuel Munyeza and Lord Hardie A law student has enjoyed one ...

Published 12 June 2018

Law Society In-house Rising Star Award finalists announced

Three newly qualified members of the Scottish legal in-house community have been shortlisted as fina ...

Published 12 June 2018

RCC&W staff take on 75 mile cycle challenge in aid of charity

A team of staff from Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCC&W) embarked on a demanding 75 mil ...

Published 12 June 2018

Solicitors pension fund claim against legal firm and former partners to proceed to proof following appeal

Trustees of the Scottish Solicitors Staff Pension Fund who raised an action against a legal firm and ...

Published 11 June 2018