Scottish government admits defeat over Named Person scheme

The Scottish government's proposed new law on information sharing on named persons will not proceed.

Published 20 September 2019

Plans to limit ministers' early access to statistics supported at Holyrood

MSPs on Holyrood's Economy Committee have backed plans to limit ministers' access to statistics.

Published 20 September 2019

Road Traffic Accident Law (Scotland) welcomes new trainees

Robert Gordon University graduate Jamie McGill and University of Glasgow graduate Corinne Skelton have commenced their two-year traineeships with Road Traffic Accident Law (Scotland) LLP.

Published 20 September 2019

Proposed electoral reforms out for consultation

Proposals to change the way national and local elections are run in Scotland will be examined by the Scottish Parliament’s Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee.

Published 20 September 2019

EU General Court bench to increase by seven

The number of judges at the General Court of the European Union will increase next week when the court welcomes seven additional judges.

Published 20 September 2019

Public views sought on bill to make period products free for all

Should period products be freely available by law across Scotland? That is the question being posed by Holyrood’s Local Government and Communities Committee.

Published 20 September 2019

Murder of Dutch lawyer condemned as 'unacceptable attack on the legal profession'

The murder of Dutch lawyer Derk Wiersum has been condemned as "an unacceptable attack on the legal profession" by the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE).

Published 20 September 2019

US: Trump describes cost of Guantanamo Bay as 'crazy'

US President Donald Trump has said the cost of running Guantanamo Bay is "crazy", following a New York Times report that estimated the bill for the prison camp at $13 million per detainee per year.

Published 20 September 2019

And finally... following the crowd

A Crown Court case collapsed after a woman accidentally joined the jury, The Telegraph reports.

Published 20 September 2019

Case comment: Sanction for counsel in All Scotland Personal Injury Court

Sean White of Allan McDougall Solicitors comments on the issue of sanction for counsel in an opposed motion hearing before Sheriff Liddle.

Published 19 September 2019