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Jennifer White: To frack, or not to frack...

Jennifer White The Court of Session has recently confirmed that there is no ban on fracking in ...

Published 10 July 2018

Murder convictions quashed after trial judge wrongly removed culpable homicide verdict from jury

Two men found guilty of murder had their convictions quashed after appeal judges ruled that the tria ...

Published 9 July 2018

Amy Entwistle: Community empowerment spreads its wings

Amy Entwistle Amy Entwistle explores the details of recently enacted community empowe ...

Published 9 July 2018

Shawn Wood: New relief for first-time homebuyers

Shawn Wood What does climbing Mount Everest have in common with getting on the property ladder? ...

Published 6 July 2018

Rapist loses appeal against conviction over alleged ‘misdirection’ on distress as corroboration

A man found guilty of rape who claimed that the trial judge misdirected the jury over the issue of t ...

Published 5 July 2018

Dog control legislation to be scrutinised at Holyrood

The effectiveness of legislation that aims to ensure dogs are kept under control is to be examined b ...

Published 3 July 2018

And finally... shot himself in the foot

A man was injured after a hidden camera in his shoe used to take photos up women's skirts exploded. ...

Published 3 July 2018

Pakistani man refused residence in UK over ‘sham marriage’ wins appeal

A Pakistani man married to a Polish citizen whose application for residence in the United Kingdom wa ...

Published 2 July 2018

Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace acquires Winchesters Solicitors

Pictured: Keith Allan (left) and Douglas Winchester Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCCW) ...

Published 2 July 2018

Ampersand welcomes Alexander Sutherland

Alexander Sutherland Ampersand Advocates has welcomed Alexander Sutherland to the stable. Befo ...

Published 2 July 2018

Lauren Booth and Heather Warnock promoted at Mitchells Roberton

Heather Warnock (left)and Lauren Booth Mitchells Roberton has announced that Lauren Booth and H ...

Published 2 July 2018

Seven new members welcomed to Faculty of Advocates

Pictured: Back (L-R) Alex Sutherland, Kevin Henry, Adam McKinlay, Neil Mackenzie (the Faculty&rsqu ...

Published 2 July 2018

Experienced solicitor Ewen Brown joins Terra Firma Chambers

Ewen Brown Terra Firma Chambers has announced that Ewen Brown has joined the stable having ...

Published 29 June 2018

Adam McKinlay welcomed to Axiom Advocates

Adam McKinlay Axiom Advocates has welcomed new member Adam McKinlay, who called to the bar ...

Published 29 June 2018

France: Multinational company faces charges of financing Syrian terrorism

A multinational cement company has been indicted by French investigative judges on charges including ...

Published 29 June 2018