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The Scottish Parliament’s Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee has welcomed the proposals in the Judicial Factors (Scotland) Bill, which aims to consolidate and update laws related to judicial factors. However, the opportunity for the bill to clarify how judicial factors can work with the

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Money Laundering Regulations need greater clarity for the legal sector and a re-focus on key ways to mitigate underlying risk in order to strengthen the UK’s anti-money laundering (AML) system, the Law Society of Scotland has said. Responding to proposals in the HM Treasury consultation on imp

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CMS is to host a free-to-attend event focused on one of the key challenges facing the UK renewable energy industry: how to solve the issue of grid connections. The seminar, being held in Aberdeen on 19 June, includes contributions from Calum Watt, grid technical authority at Flotation Energy, who wi

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A round-up of human rights stories from around the world. How a teenager’s death sparked human rights concerns in Ecuador

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Two men have been arrested for beating a stranger they accused of making their penises magically disappear. Tayabu Eliazu, 35, and Assan Gariba, 24, allegedly dispensed mob justice after a brief interaction with another man, Abubakr Tanko, in Kasseh, Ghana.

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Sub-postmasters in Scotland who were wrongly convicted as a result of the Post Office Horizon scandal have now been exonerated. The Post Office (Horizon System) Offences (Scotland) Act received royal assent yesterday and came into force today. The legislation was passed in the Scottish Parliament on

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Urquharts, Edinburgh are pleased to announce that Alison Rowatt has joined the firm as a partner with effect from 2 April 2024. Alison joins partners Gillian Black and Alison Grandison in the residential property department and brings with her a wealth of experience after 20 years at Connell &

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Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP (WJM) has announced a legal director promotion and made four new appointments. Private client specialist Beth Fleming steps up from associate to legal director working out of WJM’s Glasgow base.

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Two pupils from Broxburn Academy have been crowned the winners of 2024’s Donald Dewar Memorial Debate tournament. The judging panel chose Sarah Pym and Finlay Sayers as victors over three rival teams from Nairn Academy, Balfron High School and Bearsden Academy in the tournament’s final a

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