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Jacqueline Cook: Will Islands Act live up to lofty aims?

Jacqueline Cook Jacqueline Cook looks at recently passed legislation aiming to promote and prot ...

Published 21 August 2018

England: Criminal bar urges caution over routine filming of Crown Court trials

The incoming chair of the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) in England and Wales ...

Published 21 August 2018

Fraud losses in Scotland down by £2m on same period last year

Ken Milliken Businesses in Scotland suffered losses of £1.8 million in the first half of ...

Published 17 August 2018

Russian authorities launch probe into tax fraud involving Scottish Limited Partnership

Authorities in Russia have launched a probe into export tax fraud involving Scottish Limited Partner ...

Published 17 August 2018

England: Record low number of prosecutions while crime reports up

A record low number of people were prosecuted or issued an out-of-court disposal in England and Wale ...

Published 17 August 2018

Iain Livingstone appointed Chief Constable of Police Scotland

Iain Livingstone Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has welcomed the appointment of a new Chief Con ...

Published 16 August 2018

Balfour+Manson promotes internal talent

Pictured (L-R): Michaela Guthrie, Graeme Thomson, Lauren Smith and Ross Forrest Balfour+Manson ...

Published 16 August 2018

Scullion LAW announces appointments

Pictured (clockwise from back left): Nicholas Scullion, Nicholas Jonathan Scullion, Nigel Sculli ...

Published 16 August 2018

Make changes to child legislation, but with caution, Faculty urges

The Faculty of Advocates has sounded a note of caution about making changes to an important piece of ...

Published 15 August 2018

Roddy Dunlop QC: The problem with internal instruction of solicitor-advocates

Roddy Dunlop QC The legal profession in Scotland is in the midst of a regulatory review, overse ...

Published 15 August 2018

England: Solicitor who headbutted friend at sons' rugby match struck off

A solicitor who left a man with permanent sight damage after headbutting him at a youth rugby match ...

Published 15 August 2018

Red letter day as Royal Mail faces record £50m fine for competition law breach

Royal Mail has been fined a record £50 million by the UK communications watch ...

Published 14 August 2018

Family lawyer joins Harper Macleod in Inverness

Natalie Bruce Harper Macleod has appointed family law specialist Natalie Bruce to its Inverness ...

Published 13 August 2018

US: Monsanto ordered to pay $289m to man whose cancer was caused by weedkiller

Credit: Google Street View A court has found that a weedkiller produced by Monsanto gave a form ...

Published 13 August 2018

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