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Blog: Perception of cost may stop people using a lawyer

Carole Ford Carole Ford makes the case for fixed fees and greater pricing transparency in the ...

Published 4 June 2018

Community impact of serious organised crime highlighted

Michael Matheson Changes in serious organised crime, its impact in communities and the potentia ...

Published 4 June 2018

Projects exploring barriers to children's views being heard receive Scottish government funding

Annabelle Ewing The Scottish government is funding two projects aiming to explore the barriers ...

Published 4 June 2018

Mandy Laurie to take the reins at WS Society next year

Pictured (L-R): Lord Mackay of Clashfern; Caroline Docherty and Mandy Laurie The next head of t ...

Published 4 June 2018

Pinsent Masons appoints Richard Scott as new Aberdeen head

Pictured: Richard Scott and Katie Williams Corporate banking specialist Richard Scott has been ...

Published 4 June 2018

Self-harming in prisons doubles in five years to 10 cases per week

Liam McArthur Ten people per week are self-harming in prison, according to figures obtaine ...

Published 4 June 2018

MI5 to declassify information on suspected terror sympathisers

Sajid Javid MI5 is to declassify information on UK citizens suspected of having terrorist sympa ...

Published 4 June 2018

Amazon and delivery firms to face court action over 'bogus self-employment'

Three Amazon delivery companies are facing legal action over allegations of bogus self-employment. ...

Published 4 June 2018

In pictures: Agricultural law conference a big success

Via Burges Salmon's Ross A Simpson: "And so another excellent @thewssociety @AgLawUK ag Law conf c ...

Published 4 June 2018

UK: White-collar crime lawyers in high demand in London

Tougher UK regulations on bribery, tax evasion and corruption have put white-collar crime lawyers in ...

Published 4 June 2018

Balfour+Manson pledges to train staff as dementia friends

Balfour+Manson has committed to put every one of its 134 staff through a training programme to bec ...

Published 4 June 2018

Woman fails in personal injury damages claim after falling over stone at Scottish estate

A woman who fell over a large stone while walking in the grounds of a Scottish estate has had her ac ...

Published 1 June 2018

Mesh manufacturers fail in bid to get cases thrown out

Laura Connor Victims of surgical mesh across Scotland and their legal teams have hailed a very ...

Published 1 June 2018

Solicitors agree first PC fee rise in nine years

Alison Atack A rise in the cost of practising as a Scottish solicitor has been agreed following ...

Published 1 June 2018

Westminster human rights committee welcomes amendments to nationality law

The UK government should take rapid steps to end unfair discrimination when it comes to British nati ...

Published 1 June 2018