Gordon Jackson QC to resign as Dean of Faculty

Gordon Jackson QC is to resign as Dean of the Faculty of Advocates later this year.

Published 3 April 2020

Applications open for Faculty scholarships

Applications are being taken for Faculty of Advocates’ scholarships which can help ease financial tensions during the training period for the bar.

Published 3 April 2020

New process in place to report COVID-19 deaths

A new process to report COVID-19 deaths is now in place.

Published 3 April 2020

England: Bar Council calls on UK government for urgent financial aid

The Bar Council has urged the UK government to provide financial support to barristers' chambers during the coronavirus crisis.

Published 3 April 2020

COVID-19: APIL and ABI agree new approach for personal injury cases in Scotland

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and the Association of British Insurers (ABI) have agreed a new approach to the handling of personal injury cases in the Scottish courts during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 3 April 2020

In pictures... Scaling the kitchen

MBM Commercial senior associate Alexander Lamley shared details of an ongoing expedition.

Published 3 April 2020

Nuclear weapon law expert suggests furloughing Trident

A legal expert on nuclear weapons has joined calls for the UK government to rethink keeping Trident submarines at sea during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 3 April 2020

Glasgow School of Law hosts Virtual #CakeDay

The University of Glasgow School of Law Cake Committee is raising money for Glasgow South East Foodbank with a Virtual #CakeDay today. The committee would be extremely grateful for donations of any amount, which can be made here.

Published 3 April 2020

Rights watch

A round-up of human rights stories from around the world.

Published 3 April 2020

And finally... Deutsche marks

A law student who lost marks for wearing jeans and a casual top to an exam has won a court battle to revise her grade.

Published 3 April 2020