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BT fined £77,000 by the ICO for five million spam emails

Steve Eckersley British Telecommunications plc (BT) has been fined £77,000 by the Informa ...

Published 22 June 2018

Australia: Apple fined $9m for misleading consumers

Tech giant Apple has been fined $9 million by a federal court for telling iPad and iPhone users it c ...

Published 21 June 2018

Judges reject rape accused’s appeal to lead evidence of previous consensual sexual encounter with complainer

A man accused of rape who was seeking to question the complainer about a previous consensual sexual ...

Published 20 June 2018

Legal challenge against ‘fracking’ ban fails after judge rules no prohibition in place

A petition seeking judicial review of the Scottish Government’s purported ban on “fracki ...

Published 19 June 2018

Family of boy who died in cemetery tragedy to receive six-figure payout

Scotland's biggest council has agreed to pay compensation to the family of a boy who died after a he ...

Published 18 June 2018

Blog: Taking Pride in the work we do

Calum Guthrie In recent years, businesses have been supporting Pride events in ever increasing ...

Published 18 June 2018

Scots property prices ‘rising at fastest rate in three years’

Scottish property prices are rising at their fastest rate in three years and have soared to record l ...

Published 18 June 2018

Sheriff rejects Russian Federation extradition request as an ‘abuse of process’

A former advisor to officials of President Vladimir Putin who was convicted in absence of fraud and ...

Published 15 June 2018

Rape victim wins legal challenge against tribunal decision to reject claim for criminal injuries compensation

A woman who was raped in the 1960s but did not report the incident to police until nearly 50 years l ...

Published 14 June 2018

Solicitors pension fund claim against legal firm and former partners to proceed to proof following appeal

Trustees of the Scottish Solicitors Staff Pension Fund who raised an action against a legal firm and ...

Published 11 June 2018

Keith Anderson made partner at Gilson Gray

Pictured: Keith Anderson and Rose Walker Gilson Gray has announced the promotion of Keith ...

Published 11 June 2018

Asylum seeker’s ‘fresh claim’ challenge based on third party report dismissed

A Chinese asylum seeker who sought to challenge a decision by the Home Office to refuse to treat her ...

Published 7 June 2018

Supreme Court: Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission does not have standing in abortion proceedings

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) has lost an appeal to the UK Sup ...

Published 7 June 2018

Macdonald Henderson announces new appointments and promotions

Pictured (L-R): Fraser Morrison, Michelle Rae, David Beveridge, Laura Forrest an ...

Published 6 June 2018

Employment tribunal claimants can raise parallel proceedings for diligence on the dependence, judge rules

A woman awaiting a £75,000 payout following a successful employment tribunal case against her ...

Published 4 June 2018