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Court of Session rules ‘Brexit’ revocation question can be referred to European Court of Justice

A question about whether the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) can be ...

Published 21 September 2018

Employment Tribunal claims surge following abolition of fees

Single Employment Tribunal claims increased by 165 per cent and overall caseload by 130 per cent bet ...

Published 21 September 2018

Consumer body highlights 'unverifiable' rankings claims made by Scottish universities

Claims made by three Scottish universities about their rankings and reputation are unverifiable, acc ...

Published 21 September 2018

Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC

Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC Human rights lawyer Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC, whose book on the Birmin ...

Published 21 September 2018

AG Wahl: Products from animals ritually slaughtered without prior stunning can have European ‘organic farming’ label

Advocate General Wahl proposes that the Court of Justice of the European Union find that products fr ...

Published 21 September 2018

Shoosmiths takes top prize at Estates Gazette Awards 

Simon Boss Shoosmiths has won 'Legal Team of the Year' at the Estate Gazette Awards in Lon ...

Published 21 September 2018

Around the world in seven days: Pinsent Masons takes on 25,000 mile charity cycle challenge

Kate Fergusson Staff at Pinsent Masons' three Scottish offices are saddling up with internation ...

Published 21 September 2018

Wales: Policeman quits over allegations he had sex with female solicitor in police station

A policeman has resigned over claims he was caught having sex with a female solicitor in a police st ...

Published 21 September 2018

And finally... masked bandit

A raccoon that broke into a woman's bathroom was shamed on social media by local police of ...

Published 21 September 2018

Observing partner partially clothed ‘not a criminal act’

Viewing one’s partner naked does not constitute voyeurism, appeal judges have ruled.   ...

Published 20 September 2018

Financial health check of Scottish legal sector shows revenue boost for larger firms

A financial health check of Scottish law firms has indicated that increasing work volumes have boost ...

Published 20 September 2018

Credit reference agency slapped with £500,000 fine over cyber attack failures

Elizabeth Denham The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued Equifax Ltd with a &p ...

Published 20 September 2018

System to rehabilitate domestic abusers comes to Dundee

A system aimed at rehabilitating domestic abusers is to be introduced in Dundee and Perth and Kinros ...

Published 20 September 2018

Cafe run by former offenders could be a recipe to reduce violence

Humza Yousaf A new café serving up second chances for former offenders has opened in Gla ...

Published 20 September 2018

CJEU: European arrest warrant regime subsists until Brexit occurs

The notification, by the United Kingdom, of its intention to withdraw from the EU does not have the ...

Published 20 September 2018