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The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day last month was #breakthebias. The focus was on establishing “a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination". When I started out studying law at the University of Aberdeen in 2006, I was very aware that the majority of my c

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Singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran was celebrating earlier this month after winning a copyright battle in the English High Court over his 2017 hit Shape Of You, the most-streamed song ever on the platform Spotify, with more than three billion plays. The case came to court after grime artist Sami

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Andrew Stevenson Solicitor advocate Andrew Stevenson, secretary of the Scottish Law Agents’ Society, comments on the 'partygate' scandal, which has reached its denouement.

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Rosie Walker, head of litigation and partner at Gilson Gray, didn't see law as a particularly accessible career when she was younger, and instead decided to study politics and history at the University of Edinburgh. But while she was a student, she says she realised the importance of law in society

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Leona Duff outlines the new limitation rules being introduced under the Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018 from 1 June 2022. The law of time-bar has been confusing and unsatisfactory for a number of years in Scotland, particularly in construction cases involving latent defects. There have been a numbe

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Amy Pairman discusses restrictions on rebated fuels and construction contracts. Despite the concerns raised by many trade bodies, from 1 April 2022 the government has restricted which sectors can use rebated diesel (known as red diesel) and some rebated biofuels. The result being that it is now ille

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An Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case shows that in some circumstances the answers given can be fair. In Hope v British Medical Association the claimant, a senior policy adviser, raised seven grievances against senior managers in the space of just over a year. The grievances concerned, amongst ot

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For over 25 years, I have enjoyed building a specialism in personal injury law. I have dealt with hundreds of accident claims. Road traffic accidents on urban roads, motorways and rural roads. Workplace accidents in factories, construction sites, shipyards, offshore installations. Accidents at sea o

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Several recent well-documented cases of ransomware – malicious software used by criminals to encrypt information until a ransom is paid – highlight a growing danger to both private and public sector organisations, writes James McGachie. Research by the National Cyber Security Centre

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The final part in David J Black's forensic examination of the ME/CFS scandal looks at alleged scientific misconduct and a possible cover-up. Read the last part here. The tragedy of the putative ME/CFS scandal as the revelations following the PACE controversy emerged, was that, for a time, thing

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