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Family awarded damages from ‘negligent’ doctor after fatal heart attack

The family of a man who died from a heart attack after his GP failed to diagnose his health problems ...

Published 17 August 2018

New legal power proposed in Scotland to tackle blight of vacant and derelict land

A new Compulsory Sales Order (CSO) power could tackle the blight of abandoned buildings and parcels ...

Published 16 August 2018

And finally... moo-ve over

Permission has been granted for cows to visit nudist beaches during the heatwave to cool down, despi ...

Published 16 August 2018

Macdonald Henderson advises HALO Scotland on partnership with CGI 

Fraser Morrison Macdonald Henderson has advised HALO Scotland on its partnership with CGI a glo ...

Published 15 August 2018

Mike Dailly appointed to board of UK government financial guidance body

Mike Dailly Mike Dailly, Govan Law Centre's solicitor advocate, has been appointed as a no ...

Published 14 August 2018

New appointments for Stirling University law department

Dr Katie Boyle (left) andDr Michelle Donnelly The University of Stirling has welcomed ...

Published 10 August 2018

SYLA: So you want to be... a judge?

Have you ever thought about becoming a member of the judiciary? Are you wondering what you can start ...

Published 10 August 2018

England: People with 'stretched' finances most likely to be litigants in person

People with "stretched" finances who are ineligible for legal aid are the least likely to instruct l ...

Published 9 August 2018

SLCC releases new easy read and plain English materials for consumers

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has received the "crystal mark" from the Plain Engli ...

Published 9 August 2018

Dentons partner Amanda Jones appointed women's advancement director

Amanda Jones Dentons has appointed Amanda Jones to the new role of women's advancement dir ...

Published 7 August 2018

Ken Dalling: Review of legal aid system reached 'questionable conclusions'

Ken Dalling Earlier this year, Martyn Evans released his “Independent Strategic Review&rd ...

Published 2 August 2018

Asylum-seeker who feared religious persecution if returned to Nigeria successfully challenges decision to reject ‘fresh claim’

A Nigerian national whose application for asylum on the basis of her fear of persecution on account ...

Published 31 July 2018

SLAB invites views on proposed changes to Criminal Quality Assurance Scheme

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) has launched a consultation inviting stakeholders to give their ...

Published 31 July 2018

Truck owners bid for £14bn payout in competition lawsuit

UK truck owners and lessees could receive compensation totaling £14 billion withou ...

Published 31 July 2018

Doctors to be able to legally prescribe cannabis-derived products

Doctors in the UK will be able to legally prescribe cannabis-derived medicinal products, though legi ...

Published 27 July 2018