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Campaigners warn that ‘Asbestos is still with us’

From left: John Fearn from Asbestos Action, Dianne Foster from Asbestos Action and Fraser Simpson fr ...

Published 7 July 2015

University of Aberdeen IP dissertation prize awarded

The annual University of Aberdeen prize for "Best Intellectual Property Law" related dissertation, s ...

Published 3 July 2015

FM announces Disclosure Scheme to be made available across Scotland

Women and men across Scotland who suspect their partner has an abusive background may now have that ...

Published 1 July 2015

Widow awarded record damages in fatal accident case

Digby Brown partner David Nellaney A jury yesterday made the highest award of civil damages for los ...

Published 26 June 2015

Faculty's pro bono service forges link with polio charity

The Faculty of Advocates’ pro bono service has forged a link with the national UK charity, the Bri ...

Published 26 June 2015

Digby Brown launch new city centre office in Aberdeen

Lisa Gregory Digby Brown has launched a new city centre office in Aberdeen, marking the latest stag ...

Published 16 June 2015

SYLA re-elects Emma Boffey president and welcomes new executive committee

The Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association (SYLA) held its annual conference yesterday in Glasgow wi ...

Published 16 June 2015

Super Puma crash survivors launch damages claim

Lisa Gregory, partner at legal firm Digby Brown in Aberdeen Nine passengers of a helicopter that di ...

Published 15 June 2015

Anderson Strathern reports year-on-year growth in first half of financial year

From left: Douglas McLachlan, Murray McCall, Robert Carr, Paul Brown Anderson Strathern is reportin ...

Published 15 June 2015

Scottish Water make legal team appointments

Scottish Water has reappointed CMS Cameron McKenna and DLA Piper to their commercial legal team ...

Published 11 June 2015

MMS rewards talent with record number of promotions

Kenneth Shand Maclay Murray & Spens LLP (MMS) has promoted 40 of its lawyers. This year's rou ...

Published 10 June 2015

Foreign adoption order recognised at common law in Scottish legal first

An adoption order granted by a court in Ethiopia is thought to be the first foreign adoption order t ...

Published 5 June 2015

SYLA events lift curtain on life of in-house lawyers and advocates

Aspiring in-house lawyers, advocates and solicitor advocates will benefit from the latest events ann ...

Published 27 May 2015

Inner House dismisses appeal against windfarm application refusal

A company whose application for planning permission to develop a windfarm was refused has failed in ...

Published 18 May 2015

EU scraps trademarks for Louis Vuitton's chequered design

The General Court of the European Union as cancelled two community trademarks registered by Louis V ...

Published 29 April 2015