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The Scottish Civil Justice Committee’s current draft set of court rules is remarkable in a number of respects, writes Andrew Stevenson. Firstly, it is brief, a mere 80 rules covering just under 30 pages and a laudable exception to the regrettable tendency of legislation to swell to unwieldy di

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The issue of holiday pay is one that has been subject to extensive examination by the courts over the last decade. The latest chapter is now written. The Supreme Court has handed down its decision in the case of Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) v Agnew, writes Andrew Maxwell. The key issue

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Cheryl Hogg details new wildlife crimes under consideration at Holyrood.   The Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill is currently at Stage 1 in the Scottish Parliament. This means it has been introduced to the Parliament and is now being examined by committees before the MSPs de

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As the pandemic’s aftershocks reverberate through the financial ecosystem, insolvency law specialists are bracing for an overwhelming influx of fraud-based legal cases, writes Alan Munro. The pandemic required the government to provide fast and extensive support to keep businesses and ind

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The statutory instrument making amendments to the Ordinary Cause Rules 1993 comes into force today. This changes the procedure for defended family actions in a wholesale manner, replacing the existing procedure with rules heavily focused on case management, writes Lesley Gordon. Unfortunately, there

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