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Tommy Sheridan fails in legal challenge for review of perjury conviction

Tommy Sheridan has had a legal challenge against a decision by the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Co ...

Published 22 June 2018

Historical child sex abuse victims awarded £200,000 damages

A man who was found guilty of sexually abusing his step-daughter and her cousin over a number of yea ...

Published 21 June 2018

Macdonald Henderson advises on acquisition of UK’s northernmost brewery

Macdonald Henderson has advised Viking Mead Ltd on its acquisition of the UK’s northernmost br ...

Published 18 June 2018

Ken Clarke demands judicial inquiry into torture and rendition

Ken Clarke Former Justice Secretary, Ken Clarke, has called on the Prime Minister to set u ...

Published 11 June 2018

Community impact of serious organised crime highlighted

Michael Matheson Changes in serious organised crime, its impact in communities and the potentia ...

Published 4 June 2018

Professional negligence conference considers key Scottish cases

Lawyers received a high-level update and review of law and procedure in non-medical professional neg ...

Published 10 May 2018

Sheriff takes high level of drug deaths into account in sentencing heroin dealer

Credit: Google Street View A sheriff has taken into account the high rate of drug deaths in Dundee ...

Published 3 May 2018

England: Government to crack down on 'no-platforming' and 'safe spaces' on university campuses

Sam Gyimah The UK government has announced plans to crack down "no-platforming" and "safe spaces" o ...

Published 3 May 2018

Partner and associate promotions at TC Young

Pictured (L-R): Paul Taylor, Alistair McKendrick, Catherine McQuarrie and Lauren Little TC Youn ...

Published 1 May 2018

Ten solicitors struck off in Scotland last year

Ten solicitors were struck off from the profession last year, the latest annual report from the Scot ...

Published 18 April 2018

Perth man sentenced for illegally depositing 30 tonnes of waste including asbestos

A 41-year-old man has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work under a community payback ...

Published 27 March 2018

Douglas Mill launches inaugural event for Orkney lawyers

Douglas Mill was the speaker at the first CPD event organised by the newly reformed Society of Sol ...

Published 25 March 2018

Alistair Morris resigns from Scottish government's review of legal services

Alistair Morris Alistair Morris, the former chief executive of collapsed law firm Pagan Osborne has ...

Published 28 February 2018

Ten senior promotions at BTO Solicitors

BTO Solicitors LLP has announced a raft of senior promotions across the firm. Ten senior soli ...

Published 5 February 2018

Blanket ban on smoking in mental health hospitals declared ‘lawful’

Two patients detained at low and medium secure psychiatric units who claimed that the blanket ban on ...

Published 29 January 2018