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Man found guilty of attempting to smuggle drugs into prison wins appeal against conviction

A man who was found guilty of attempting to smuggle drugs into a prison on the basis of DNA evidence ...

Published 16 March 2015

Wide range of legal updates delivered at the SYLA Civil Day Conference 2015

The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA) held its Civil Day Conference yesterday in Dundee i ...

Published 10 March 2015

Lord advocate to call for handover of black box in helicopter crash investigation

A legal hearing is to be held in Edinburgh to speed up the criminal investigation into the North Sea ...

Published 9 March 2015

Digby Brown Solicitors named Scotland’s number one SME

From left: Bryan Burnett, Scottish television and radio presenter, Fraser Oliver, Digby Brown chie ...

Published 5 March 2015

Strathclyde team wins client consultation competition hosted by Aberdeen University

The School of Law at the University of Aberdeen hosted this year’s Scottish Client Consultation C ...

Published 3 March 2015

Local council to ask for historic building transferred in error to be returned

A local council that gave away an historic public building in error is to ask for it back. Andrew B ...

Published 3 March 2015

Law students debate legalisation of assisted suicide in Scotland

Law students from the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow debated the question of whether assisted ...

Published 25 February 2015

Application seeking EU protected status for rapeseed oil to be made

An application to secure EU-protected designation of origin status for rapeseed oil is to be submitt ...

Published 16 February 2015

SYLA announces full line-up for Civil Day Conference on 9 March

On 9 March 2015, the Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association will host a new conference for 2015, enti ...

Published 12 February 2015

Legal Aid changes ‘will deny justice to most vulnerable’ says housing charity

Proposed changes to legal aid will deny justice to some of the most vulnerable people in society, ac ...

Published 3 February 2015

Strathclyde wins SLS Scottish Cup mooting competition

The University of Strathclyde Mooting Society has won the first NSLS Scottish Cup mooting competit ...

Published 3 February 2015

Lawyer for victims of north east offshore helicopter crashes responds to Civil Aviation Authority report

A lawyer representing victims of two north east offshore helicopter crashes has reacted to a report ...

Published 28 January 2015

Unhappy client cannot re-raise damages action against former solicitors after lawyer settled claim on his behalf

A disgruntled client who sued his former solicitors for damages but learned that a lawyer act ...

Published 23 January 2015

EHRC calls for improvements at Scotland’s traveller sites

A new report has found that while local authorities have developed successful Gypsy Traveller sites ...

Published 21 January 2015

And finally... small claims

A five-year-old has been handed an invoice and his parents threatened with court action - for missin ...

Published 20 January 2015