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UKIPO office ruling another 'strike against the Scottish legal profession'

George Joseph Bell A ruling of the UK Intellectual Property Office has been described as one of ...

Published 19 July 2018

Sheridan appeals decision to refuse him interest on defamation payout

Tommy Sheridan is appealing a decision to refuse him £200,000 in interest on a payout for defa ...

Published 18 July 2018

Breaches of home detention curfews up

Liam Kerr The number of criminals breaching home detention curfews rose last year, with more th ...

Published 18 July 2018

Katherine Gibson: What we can learn from infamous data breaches

Katherine Gibson Katherine Gibson, who recently spoke at a GDPR Summit in London, explains ...

Published 17 July 2018

FAI delays leaving families in limbo for years while M9 crash remains uninvestigated

Liam McArthur A number of families have been forced to endure waits of up to 1,586 days, more t ...

Published 17 July 2018

John McArthur: Inheritance Tax delays can cost beneficiaries dear

John McArthur John McArthur calls for an overhaul of Britain's creaking inheritance tax regime. ...

Published 13 July 2018

Lewis Richardson: No defence, simple?

Lewis Richardson Lewis Richardson discusses a recent decision from the Sheriff Appeal Court in ...

Published 13 July 2018

HMRC succeeds in VAT appeal to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed an appeal by HMRC in a case in which it refused a company& ...

Published 11 July 2018

Brodies reports eighth consecutive year of revenue growth and uptick in profits

Nick Scott Brodies reports that in its financial year to 30 April 2018 revenues grew to £ ...

Published 11 July 2018

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

England: Geoffrey Cox QC named new Attorney General

Geoffrey Cox QC MP Geoffrey Cox QC MP has replaced Jeremy Wright QC as Attorney General for Eng ...

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

Diabetic student refused entry to festival with Lucozade bottle wins discrimination case

A diabetic student has been awarded £2,000 in compensation after winning a discrimination case ...

Published 9 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