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Organised crime gang member has jail term reduced following appeal over sentence ‘discount’

A man who was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to being involved i ...

Published 19 July 2018

Police watchdog whistleblower who raised concerns about misuse of public money wins payout

A police officer who raised concerns about misuse of public money by Police Scotland was unlawfully ...

Published 19 July 2018

UKIPO office ruling another 'strike against the Scottish legal profession'

George Joseph Bell A ruling of the UK Intellectual Property Office has been described as one of ...

Published 19 July 2018

Woman accused of stalking Frankie Boyle ordered to stay away for three years

A woman who allegedly stalked comedian Frankie Boyle for eight months last year has been ordered to ...

Published 19 July 2018

UK’s largest SIPP provider appoints Morton Fraser for Scottish legal advice

Fergus McDiarmid Morton Fraser has been named as a provider of legal services in Scotland for C ...

Published 19 July 2018

Justice council report reveals ongoing work from 'competition law to human trafficking'

Lord Carloway The Scottish Civil Justice Council has published its fifth annual report, which o ...

Published 19 July 2018

Turcan Connell moves to new Glasgow premises

Turcan Connell is more than doubling the size of its Glasgow office due to rising client demand in ...

Published 19 July 2018

Child sexual abuse inquiry fined £200,000 for data protection breach

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has been fined £200,000 by t ...

Published 19 July 2018

SYLA survey seeks reasons for legal brain drain

The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA) is calling on practitioners to respond to a ...

Published 19 July 2018

England: Woman who made bad bargains with settlement money denied increased payouts from ex-husband

Divorcees looking for additonal payments from their former spouses were dealt a blow after the Supre ...

Published 19 July 2018

Our Legal Heritage: Chrystal Macmillan

Chrystal Macmillan Annabel Twose of First 100 Years writes about Jessie Chrystal Macmillan ...

Published 19 July 2018

And finally... shell shock

A tourist was charged and fined after she brought an unexploded World War Two shell to Vienna airpor ...

Published 19 July 2018

Crown successfully appeals against JP’s decision to acquit ‘speeding driver’ over lack of corroboration 

A motorist who was acquitted of a speeding charge after a justice of the peace upheld a defence subm ...

Published 18 July 2018

Google fined record €4.3 bn for breaching EU antitrust rules

The European Commission has fined Google €4.34 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules by impo ...

Published 18 July 2018

Sheridan appeals decision to refuse him interest on defamation payout

Tommy Sheridan is appealing a decision to refuse him £200,000 in interest on a payout for defa ...

Published 18 July 2018