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New counter-terrorism powers criticised by human rights committee

New counter-terrorism powers proposed by the UK government have been criticised by a Westm ...

Published 10 July 2018

Jennifer White: To frack, or not to frack...

Jennifer White The Court of Session has recently confirmed that there is no ban on fracking in ...

Published 10 July 2018

Diabetic student refused entry to festival with Lucozade bottle wins discrimination case

A diabetic student has been awarded £2,000 in compensation after winning a discrimination case ...

Published 9 July 2018

England: Judges rule in favour of landowners affected by Japanese knotweed

Landowners whose properties have been encroached by Japanese knotweed will be able to claim damages ...

Published 3 July 2018

GBA lawyers suffer defeat in Ballymena friendly

The Glasgow Bar Association’s self-proclaimed ‘Golden Generation’ of footballers ...

Published 27 June 2018

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

Transport Bill 'most radical' since devolution

Humza Yousaf A proposed bill on transport will bring forward the most radical measures sin ...

Published 11 June 2018

Keith Anderson made partner at Gilson Gray

Pictured: Keith Anderson and Rose Walker Gilson Gray has announced the promotion of Keith ...

Published 11 June 2018

Supreme Court: Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission does not have standing in abortion proceedings

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) has lost an appeal to the UK Sup ...

Published 7 June 2018

Police Scotland's ability to investigate itself brought into question

Kate Frame The head of the police watchdog has said the public would prefer it if the force did ...

Published 4 June 2018

Solicitors agree first PC fee rise in nine years

Alison Atack A rise in the cost of practising as a Scottish solicitor has been agreed following ...

Published 1 June 2018

Appeal judges uphold damages award to prisoner for attempted murder by fellow inmate following negligence ruling

A prisoner who was found to be entitled to damages following a serious assault by another inmate aft ...

Published 30 May 2018

Police Scotland IT infrastructure in urgent need of overhaul

Police Scotland’s computer system is in urgent need of being updated, according to a report fr ...

Published 30 May 2018

Blog: Lead consultants – liable for what?

Kathleen McAnea Kathleen McAnea outlines why developers should review a recent case when p ...

Published 24 May 2018