News



Faculty says planned oil and gas regulator will need robust measures to avoid conflicts of interest

A planned new regulator of the UK’s oil and gas reserves could face conflicts of interest in its w ...

Published 7 January 2015

New sheriffs appointed in Tayside, Central and Fife

A number of new sheriffs have been appointed in Tayside, Central and Fife. Gillian Anne Wade QC (pi ...

Published 7 January 2015

Scottish ministers warned to be careful in establishing ‘duty of candour’ for health workers

Scottish ministers have been warned by lawyers to be careful over moves to make it incumbent on soci ...

Published 7 January 2015

Inner House makes expenses award against Lord Advocate in Salvesen v Riddell case

A landlord who was forced to go to the Inner House of the Court of Session to defend his property ri ...

Published 7 January 2015

Scots lawyers group says divorce is hurting businesses and offers alternative

A body comprising Scottish lawyers, family consultants and financial specialists has found that busi ...

Published 6 January 2015

New commissioners appointed to Scottish Law Commission

Two new commissioners were recently appointed to the Scottish Law Commission (SLC). The SLC was est ...

Published 6 January 2015

Sheriff Graham Cox

Sheriff Graham Cox has died aged 81. Sheriff Cox was born in Newcastle in December 1933 and was bro ...

Published 6 January 2015

Parents of fatal RTA victim fail in challenge to damages awards

The parents of a man who was killed after being struck by a car as he walked across a zebra crossing ...

Published 6 January 2015

Parliament Days set to travel across Scotland

The next series of "Parliament Days" have been announced, with three more locations across Scotland ...

Published 24 November 2014

Glasgow City Council appoints lawyer new chief executive

Glasgow City Council has appointed lawyer Annemarie O'Donnell its new chief executive to replace Geo ...

Published 24 November 2014

Hospitals may be made to serve better food by law

Improved standards for hospital nutrition and catering are to be introduced, and the Scottish Govern ...

Published 24 November 2014

Pagan Osborne introduces family law service

Two legal specialists are to join Edinburgh and Fife legal company Pagan Osborne, creating a new fam ...

Published 24 November 2014

Crown abandons appeals against cases deserted by judge at Dundee Sheriff Court

A number of appeals by the Crown against decisions at Dundee Sheriff Court to throw out cases as a r ...

Published 24 November 2014

BDO secure £24m payout for Rangers creditors

BDO, the liquidators of former football club Glasgow Rangers FC, have banked £24 million for the ...

Published 24 November 2014

Islam convert stripped of British citizenship appeals to Supreme Court

A convert to Islam who was stripped of British citizenship due to his alleged religious extremism is ...

Published 24 November 2014