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Motorist who claimed justice of the peace ‘lacked impartiality’ loses appeal against conviction for driving while using mobile phone

A motorist found guilty of using a mobile phone while driving who claimed that the justice of the pe ...

Published 12 June 2018

Blog: Cash, digital payments and data - all change?

Catherine MacPherson Catherine MacPherson considers issues on the horizon for the cash and digi ...

Published 12 June 2018

New bill introduces soft opt out for organ donation

Aileen Campbell Scotland would move to a soft opt out system for organ and tissue donation unde ...

Published 11 June 2018

Blog: Beware of evolving cybercrime threat

Elizabeth Comerford Elizabeth Comerford discusses the strategies cybercriminals use against law ...

Published 11 June 2018

England: Majority of new judges state educated

Nearly two thirds of judges recruited last year hailed from state schools, The Times reports. In 20 ...

Published 11 June 2018

Judge rejects request to refer article 50 revocation question to European Court of Justice

A request for a reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union for a ruling on the question ...

Published 8 June 2018

Dentons posts 36 per cent increase in PEP for the UK & Middle East

Jeremy Cohen Dentons has announced its unaudited, headline FY17/18 results for the UK & Mid ...

Published 8 June 2018

TLT takes on Tough Mudder to support mental health awareness

Following Mental Health Awareness Week in May, six brave people from TLT in Scotland are taking on t ...

Published 8 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

Opinion: Blasphemy, human rights and a very naughty boy

Fraser Sutherland Fraser Sutherland, campaigns manager at Humanist Society Scotland, calls for ...

Published 7 June 2018

Blog: The Planning (Scotland) Bill passes stage 1

Alastair McKie Alastair McKie looks at the details of major planning legislation wending its wa ...

Published 7 June 2018

Daily Record fined £80,000 for contempt of court over ‘severely prejudicial’ articles relating to criminal proceedings 

The publishers of the Daily Record have been fined £80,000 after pleading guilty to ...

Published 6 June 2018

TLT tops £80m in fee income for 2017/18

John Paul Sheridan TLT Solicitors has announced a 10 per cent increase in fee income to hit &po ...

Published 6 June 2018

Blog: Is time up for Scottish Limited Partnerships?

Bonar Mercer Bonar Mercer looks at a fresh consultation on proposed reforms to the limited part ...

Published 6 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