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Our Legal Heritage: The Faculty Mummy

In 1748, James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton, an antiquarian who had travelled in Egypt, presented ...

Published 16 July 2018

Firms sought to enter the Dragons’ Glen

Children 1st’s annual corporate challenge Dragons’ Glen gives participants the ch ...

Published 11 July 2018

Exhibition shows artistic beauty emerged from Scott-Turner union

An exhibition charting the dynamic and creative relationship between Sir Walter Scott and the artist ...

Published 14 June 2018

Gilson Gray to compete in 'survival challenge' for charity

Gilson Gray Lawyers at Gilson Gray are swapping the legal books for hiking boots as they undertake ...

Published 16 April 2018

Thomson Reuters expands legal resources for Scotland

Thomson Reuters has expanded its legal know-how and legislative resources for the Scottish legal sy ...

Published 11 April 2018

SNP makes abolition of blasphemy law party policy

  The abolition of Scotland’s centuries-old blasphemy law has become a policy of the SNP ...

Published 28 March 2018

Pupils through to national debating tournament final

Pupils from four secondary schools have won a place in the final of Scotland’s biggest schools’ ...

Published 22 March 2018

Scottish pupils through to semi-finals of national debating tournament

Pupils from sixteen schools across Scotland have battled their way to this week's semi-finals of t ...

Published 19 March 2018

The Clark Foundation for Legal Education now open for applications

The Clark Foundation for Legal Education (SC018520) is a charitable trust established to promote and ...

Published 5 February 2018

CJEU: Max Schrems can bring individual action against Facebook in Austria

Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems can bring an individual action in Austria against Faceboo ...

Published 25 January 2018

New lunchtime talks at Faculty off to a flyer

Pictured: Lord Hope of Craighead and Neil Mackenzie The Faculty of Advocates was delighted to ...

Published 15 January 2018

Grandfather wins human rights challenge against extradition to the UAE

A Scottish bus driver facing extradition to Dubai to serve a sentence of 12 months’ imprisonment f ...

Published 21 December 2017

Job opportunities for media lawyers

Paul Tweed A rare opportunity has arisen for lawyers specialising in media law and commercial lit ...

Published 11 December 2017

Reforms need time and imagination, but worth it in end, says Lord Justice Clerk

Lady Dorrian The Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian, examined vulnerable witnesses, digitisation of t ...

Published 8 December 2017

Adopt a book, and help preserve Scott’s collection

A new adopt-a-book scheme has been launched by Abbotsford, home of Sir Walter Scott, to help preserv ...

Published 29 November 2017