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Turkey: Erdoğan's crackdown on lawyers leads to more than 1,500 prosecutions

Turkey is facing a crackdown on its lawyers, with 1,539 prosecuted between 2016-18 and 103 sentenced ...

Published 13 August 2018

Data broker fined over illegal collection of information for use by Labour Party

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Lifecycle Marketing (Mother and Baby) Lt ...

Published 10 August 2018

New appointments for Stirling University law department

Dr Katie Boyle (left) andDr Michelle Donnelly The University of Stirling has welcomed ...

Published 10 August 2018

SNP calls for devolution of inheritance tax to close 'loopholes'

Alison Thewliss The SNP has called for the reform and devolution of inheritance tax follow ...

Published 10 August 2018

Malaysian asylum-seeker granted leave to challenge decision to reject ‘fresh claim’ over fear of religious persecution

A Malaysian national seeking asylum in the UK who claimed that she was the victim of violence in her ...

Published 9 August 2018

Assault case dropped after sheriff upholds ‘oppression’ complaint against Crown 

Two men accused of assault who each took a plea in bar of trial after the Crown decided not to call ...

Published 8 August 2018

Advocate General Szpunar: Brexit vote should not affect execution of British EAWs

Advocate GeneralMaciej Szpunar The UK's decision to leave the European Union should not immedia ...

Published 8 August 2018

Turnover at Balfour+Manson up to £9m while profits remain static

Elaine Motion Turnover at Balfour+Manson rose by two per cent to £9 million while partner ...

Published 7 August 2018

TLT advises Blackfinch and Santander on 6.4MW wind project acquisition 

Adam Kean TLT has advised Blackfinch Investments on its acquisition of a 6.4MW 1ROC accredited ...

Published 7 August 2018

Dentons partner Amanda Jones appointed women's advancement director

Amanda Jones Dentons has appointed Amanda Jones to the new role of women's advancement dir ...

Published 7 August 2018

England: Government defeated by Law Society over legal aid cuts in document-heavy cases

The Law Society of England and Wales has succeeded in overturning cuts to lega ...

Published 7 August 2018

Children’s Hearing legislation read down to ensure participation test is ECHR-compliant

A teenage boy should be able to apply to participate in children’s hearings concerning his you ...

Published 3 August 2018

Sharp rise in company debt judgments

Malcolm Hurlston The number of debt decrees registered against Scottish businesses rose sharply ...

Published 3 August 2018

Father-of-two secures children’s return to Germany after mother ‘wrongfully retained’ them in Scotland

A Scottish mother-of-two living in Germany who left her German husband after having an affair with a ...

Published 2 August 2018

Humanist marriages overtake Church of Scotland for first time

Lynsey Kidd A charity promoting rationality and science has become the largest marriage provide ...

Published 2 August 2018