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

Published 16 August 2018

Murder conviction quashed over advocate depute’s ‘unfair’ speech to jury

A man found guilty of murder who claimed that he suffered a “miscarriage of justice” due ...

Published 13 August 2018

SLCC endorses Law Society's recommendation for law firms to makes costs transparent

Neil Stevenson The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has submitted its response ...

Published 13 August 2018

Scottish Lib Dems second guess upskirting convictions

Liam McArthur Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP has written to t ...

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

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

SLCC launches new guide for solicitors on preventing complaints

Neil Stevenson The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has launched a new guide to help ...

Published 2 August 2018

Review: Microsoft Surface Pro LTE

It walks like a tablet, but talks like a laptop — the super slick Surface Pro is Microsoft&r ...

Published 31 July 2018

SLCC decision to dismiss complaint against solicitor as ‘vexatious’ upheld by appeal judges

A disgruntled client whose complaint against a lawyer was dismissed as “vexatious” has h ...

Published 24 July 2018

Child sexual abuse inquiry fined £200,000 for data protection breach

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has been fined £200,000 by t ...

Published 19 July 2018

‘Limbs in the loch’ killer fails in legal bid to purchase personal prison laptop

A prisoner who challenged a decision to refuse his request for permission to purchase a personal lap ...

Published 11 July 2018

Sister of man killed in London who alleged criminal justice failings has ECtHR appeal rejected

The sister of a man who was killed in the UK has had her application to the European Court of Human ...

Published 5 July 2018

Complaints body to focus on efficiency and proportionality

Neil Stevenson The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has said it is to focus on impro ...

Published 27 June 2018

Australia: Apple fined $9m for misleading consumers

Tech giant Apple has been fined $9 million by a federal court for telling iPad and iPhone users it c ...

Published 21 June 2018

Dame Elish Angiolini QC to review police complaints handling process

Dame Elish Angiolini QC Former Lord Advocate Dame Elish Angiolini QC is to review the processes ...

Published 20 June 2018