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Alexandra Dumble writes about the evolution of Pride in London. The first official UK Gay Pride rally took place in London on 1 July 1972. This date was chosen as it was the nearest Saturday to the three-year anniversary of the Stonewall riots of 1969. This uprising was a consequence of police haras

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In 2018, unbeknown to anyone but my wife, I applied for a non-executive role with a leading cancer charity. I was thrilled to make the shortlist. Two weeks before the interview – in a bitter twist of fate – I was myself diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. It was, I was told, incurable.

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Advocate Michael Upton discusses CTIL v Compton Beauchamp Estates Ltd; CTIL v Ashloch Ltd and On Tower UK Ltd v AP Wireless II (UK) Ltd [2022] UKSC 18. The ‘new’ Electronic Communications Code came into force at the end of 2017, replacing a predecessor dating from 1984. It is a schedule

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Tim Lennox details a fortnight in Copenhagen as part of Kennedys' exchange programme. The Kennedys Exchange programme allows our global network of colleagues to work from another Kennedys office for a period of time, with the option of participating in an 'exchange' with another person. Recently, I

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It has been well publicised that the Scottish Government is currently inviting applications from bidders to introduce the first two Green Freeports to Scotland. Applications from bidders to create Green Freeports opened on 25 March 2022 and the bidding process closes today (20 June). £52 milli

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Pride marches in Glasgow are well and truly back in all their rainbow splendour. For the LGBTQ+ community, Pride is both a party and a protest. The safe spaces and togetherness that Pride marches bring are unrivalled, giving LGBTQ+ people and their allies an opportunity to be bold and unapologetic.

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Keni Carmichael of Harper Macleod considers the challenges for Scotland's forthcoming new defamation law. You would be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t come across the Depp vs Heard or Vardy vs Rooney defamation cases. In Scotland, whilst solicitors practising in this area will no doubt

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Electric scooters, segways, hover boards, u-wheels, go-peds and powered unicycles. You would be forgiven for thinking you had just woken up in some future world, but these machines are very much part of today’s modern world. Together, they form part of a group of vehicles which the Government

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The Justice Secretary, Keith Brown, has said on a number of occasions that the Scottish government supports an independent judiciary. The Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill suggest that the Scottish government does not trust the judiciary, or the more charitable explanation is that it doe

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"There will not be a magic day when we wake up and it’s now okay to express ourselves publicly. We make that day by doing things publicly until it’s simply the way things are." US Senator, Tammy Baldwin. A common question that is often asked today is: “Why do we still need Pride?&r

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David Hamilton and Stacy Keen write about changes in the sanctions compliance regime.  The risk to businesses of sanctions enforcement has become more acute after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) urged whistleblowers to come forward.

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