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Property owner’s damages action against RBS dismissed after Court of Session rules claim had prescribed

A property owner who sued the Royal Bank of Scotland for breach of contract over the mortgage lender ...

Published 16 November 2018

Faculty: Update child cruelty law, but protect ‘normal parenting’

The Faculty of Advocates has given strong support for reform of the “archaic” offence of ...

Published 16 November 2018

Application for permission to appeal in Article 50 case referred to Supreme Court justices

The Supreme Court has received an application for permission to appeal in the matter of Secretary of ...

Published 16 November 2018

Frank Jarvis: Time to amend immigration rules in wake of A vs SSHD

Ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November 2018), F ...

Published 16 November 2018

New solicitor advocates introduced to court

Five Scottish solicitors, admitted by the Law Society Council as solicitor advocates with extended ...

Published 16 November 2018

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie assists on £60m Scots portfolio deal

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP (WJM) has supported Northern Ireland firm Lotus Property ...

Published 16 November 2018

Employers advised to treat workers fairly during severe weather

A new charter is encouraging employers to treat workers fairly and be mindful of their safety if t ...

Published 16 November 2018

Weekend Films — Peterloo Massacred

Graham Ogilvy is disappointed by Mike Leigh’s newly released epic Peterloo. Peterloo, the bru ...

Published 16 November 2018

And finally... out with a bang

A woman celebrated the conclusion of her divorce by blowing up her wedding dress in an explosion fel ...

Published 16 November 2018

Contempt of court case against Dave King to proceed after judge rejects Rangers chairman’s competency challenge

A contempt of court action against the chairman of Rangers Football Club over his alleged breach of ...

Published 15 November 2018

Diversity ‘not a tick box but a necessity’, Justice Secretary tells Faculty/SEMLA event

Two "innovative initiatives" involving the Faculty of Advocates and aimed at a more diverse and re ...

Published 15 November 2018

British involvement in torture questioned again following CIA truth serum revelations

A newly-released report, which reveals that the US considered using 'truth serum' in the CIA&rsquo ...

Published 15 November 2018

Alan McLean QC becomes a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Alan McLean QC of Hastie Stable has qualified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbit ...

Published 15 November 2018

Blog: Copyright fails the taste test

This week the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its judgment in the case o ...

Published 15 November 2018

DWF associate qualifies as solicitor advocate

Neale Tosh, an associate based in DWF's Glasgow office, has today been admitted by the Law Society ...

Published 15 November 2018