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When Russia invaded Ukraine, there was an outpouring of sympathy from many for the nation under attack. A lawyer who decided action was needed and quickly used his professional experience to provide support to Ukrainians is John Vassiliou, a senior associate at Shepherd and Wedderburn. Mr Vassiliou,

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We find ourselves at a crucial juncture in the development of environmental law. Last month, the Met Office recorded a temperature over 40 degrees for the first time in the UK. The combined pressures of climate change, increasing focus of the Scottish government on environmental issues, and post-pan

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Baktosch Gillan spoke to Law Society of Scotland president Murray Etherington on the work he intends to do during his year in office. Murray Etherington wanted to be a lawyer from a young age. Growing up in 1980s and 1990s, it was the American television drama L.A. Law which encouraged him to s

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The curtain has fallen on one of the most absorbing trials to play out in recent years, in front of a captivated public who welcomed the light relief of a glossy WAG drama during a period of national turmoil. While the Vardy v Rooney contest undoubtedly captured the public interest those of us with

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To protect customers, the UK government has introduced a new code of practice and ombudsman scheme applying to all private buyers of new homes for owner-occupation anywhere in the UK. Finlay Campbell explains the details. The New Homes Quality Board (NHQB), an independent body established by Westmin

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There’s no denying that Jodie Comer's West End debut, brought to cinemas yesterday by National Theatre Live, is electrifying. From the moment she walks on stage as Tessa, a confident criminal defence lawyer on the verge of greatness at the London bar, Comer demands nothing less than rapt atten

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