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Michael Thomson: Doubts rising over CVA effectiveness

Michael Thomson Company voluntary arrangements (CVAS) are very much in vogue. Why? Growth of on ...

Published 16 July 2018

Man jailed over possession of indecent images of children has sexual offences prevention order quashed

A man who was sentenced to two years and three months’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to t ...

Published 12 July 2018

Supreme Courts solicitors body welcomes new president

Douglas Thomson At its statutory meeting on 10th July the Society of Solicitors in the Supreme ...

Published 12 July 2018

Audrey Ferrie: Licensed trade faces hangover following new rules

Audrey Ferrie The licensed trade in Scotland is facing an almighty hangover caused by the legal ...

Published 12 July 2018

‘Limbs in the loch’ killer fails in legal bid to purchase personal prison laptop

A prisoner who challenged a decision to refuse his request for permission to purchase a personal lap ...

Published 11 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

New directors appointed at Innes & Mackay

Sarah Lilley (left) and Sarah Windsor Two associates at Inverness-based Innes & Mackay have ...

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

Scottish Civil Justice Council publishes latest work update

The latest edition of the Scottish Civil Justice Council's newsletter has been published, detailing ...

Published 9 July 2018

Holyrood committee seeks view on Transport (Scotland) Bill

A Holyrood committee is seeking views on issues including parking on the pavement, double parking, m ...

Published 3 July 2018

Blog: Green light for DWP consultation on trustees’ legal duty to consider ESG risks

Richard MacDonald The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation with a ...

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

Glasgow trainee solicitor wins award for risk management idea

Pictured (L-R): President of the Law Society of Scotland, Alison Atack; Edward Ambrose, Daryl Ja ...

Published 2 July 2018

Harper Macleod advises Kingdom Housing Association on securing £85m funding package

Pictured: Derek Hogg and Collette Miller Harper Macleod has advised Kingdom Housing Association ...

Published 29 June 2018

Blog: Plot thickens on returning abandoned land to use

Kirsty Glennan Kirsty Glennan, senior solicitor at Burness Paull, writes on impending changes t ...

Published 26 June 2018