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New appointments for Stirling University law department

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

Published 10 August 2018

English lawyers now form 10 per cent of Irish roll as Brexit fears prompt registration

Almost 10 per cent of solicitors registered in Ireland are lawyers from England and Wales, a figure ...

Published 10 August 2018

Advocate General Szpunar: Brexit vote should not affect execution of British EAWs

Advocate GeneralMaciej Szpunar The UK's decision to leave the European Union should not immedia ...

Published 8 August 2018

Sharp rise in company debt judgments

Malcolm Hurlston The number of debt decrees registered against Scottish businesses rose sharply ...

Published 3 August 2018

In pictures: Legal meet-ups

Pictured (L-R): Christina Blacklaws, Alison Atack and Eileen Ewing Via@LawSocPresident: Th ...

Published 3 August 2018

Clíona Kimber SC welcomes Scottish colleagues to Dublin for major employment law conference

Clíona Kimber SC Clíona Kimber SC, who lectured in law at the University of Aberd ...

Published 1 August 2018

Devolved administrations should have clear role in international trade negotiations

Involving the UK’s devolved administrations on a formal basis should be part of post-Brexit tr ...

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

ECJ breaks Nestlé's hopes of trademarking Kit Kat shape across Europe

Nestlé's attempts to trademark its four-finger Kit Kat shape have been dismissed by judges in ...

Published 25 July 2018

Law scholarship in memory of Pinsent Masons' Kirk Murdoch launched for disadvantaged students

Kirk Murdoch A lawyer’s lifelong passion for helping the careers of others will be commem ...

Published 25 July 2018

England: Woman who was sexually abused by stepfather vindicated in court with abolition of 'same roof' rule

A woman who was sexually abused by her stepfather from the age of four has won a case against the "s ...

Published 25 July 2018

Supreme Court Brexit battle between Scottish and UK governments begins

The Scottish Parliament's Brexit bill is "fundamentally inconsistent" with the law, counsel for the& ...

Published 24 July 2018

Northern Ireland's Attorney General backs Scottish government in Brexit showdown at Supreme Court

James Wolffe QC The Scottish government has gained the support of Northern Ireland's law office ...

Published 20 July 2018

Models of devolution subject of Lady Hale Edinburgh speech

Lady Hale The text of Lady Hale's speech delivered in Edinburgh in June has been published. Th ...

Published 18 July 2018

Film Review — In the Fade

Following the conclusion earlier this week of the five-year-long National Socialist Underground (N ...

Published 13 July 2018