Denise Laverty joins partnership at Gilson Gray

Denise Laverty has been promoted to partner in the family law team at Gilson Gray.

Published 2 December 2020

Anne McSherry becomes company secretary at Cairn Energy

Solicitor Anne McSherry has been appointed as Cairn Energy's first new company secretary in 22 years.

Published 2 December 2020

Digby Brown named UK Catastrophic Injury Team of the Year

Digby Brown Solicitors last night won the prestigious Catastrophic Injury Team of the Year award.

Published 2 December 2020

England: Children’s access to puberty blockers restricted in transgender healthcare case

The UK's only gender identity clinic for under-18s has lost a high-profile High Court battle over whether under-16s can consent to treatment with puberty blockers.

Published 2 December 2020

More than 100,000 young people supported by CashBack for Communities

A youth programme unique to Scotland has helped transform the lives of 106,000 young people in the past three years.

Published 2 December 2020

£500k in five years to celebrate women in law, yet much more to be done says charity

The First 100 Years project fundraised in excess of £500,000 over five years, according to the charity.

Published 2 December 2020

Faculty Christmas collection: ‘You can’t say to the children that Santa isn’t coming’

The Faculty of Advocates’ Christmas collection is needed more than ever this year to make a difference for vulnerable families left reeling by Covid-19.

Published 2 December 2020

Benjamin Bestgen: LAWs

Benjamin Bestgen takes a look this week at robotic weapons and the law. See last week's primer here.

Published 2 December 2020

And finally… private dick

An investigation has been launched after a two-metre-tall sculpture of an erect penis disappeared from a mountainside as mysteriously as it appeared.

Published 2 December 2020

CPD Packages from Law Society of Scotland

Brand new for 2020/21, we are launching a number of 20-hour packages so you can get all of your CPD in one place for a fixed price of £495+VAT.

Published 2 December 2020