Kapil Summan

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If the past few months have taught us anything it is that the right medicine can change everything – so who better than a lawyer with a background in immunology to experiment with a new practice model developed to benefit the community? Blair Melville, 33, is the solicitor behind Teneu Legal,

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Most lawyers oppose the removal of the 'not proven' verdict from Scotland's legal system, according to new research. A survey carried out by the Open University found that Scots lawyers supported a system consisting of 'proven' and 'not proven' verdicts and requiring a juror majority of 12

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A new judgment paves the way for a potential change in the law that would allow for a good faith purchaser to have their real rights in property modified – without their consent. The Inner House of the Court of Session refused a reclaiming motion challenging a decision to allow a petition for

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The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) has denied claims it gave false assurances that a sheriff court was safe to attend last December following a Covid-19 outbreak. Seven members of staff at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court self-isolated before Christmas after testing positive for

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Lord Justice Nugee is pictured above sporting the latest in judicial garb – a bespoke Savile Row silk mask. The judge, whose wife is Labour's Emily Thornberry MP, was appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal last year. His daughter Rose commissioned the luxurious face covering from embroiderers

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The Scottish Parliament should be able to pass a law to hold an independence referendum without the consent of the UK government, a judge in the Court of Session has heard. Declarator to this effect is being sought by Martin James Keatings. He also argues that no amendment would need to be made of t

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Solicitors in West Lothian will move to adjourn future trial diets as concern over the safety of courts in Scotland grows. The Faculty of West Lothian Solicitors has endorsed the response of the Glasgow Bar Association to the Lord President, Lord Carloway, who this week said failure to comply with c

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