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UK government 'tore up constitutional rulebook' with EU Withdrawal Bill debate

The UK government "tore up the constitutional rulebook" yesterday after it won a vote to limit debat ...

Published 13 June 2018

Woman fails in personal injury damages claim after falling over stone at Scottish estate

A woman who fell over a large stone while walking in the grounds of a Scottish estate has had her ac ...

Published 1 June 2018

At least £20,000 raised for charity at Tumbling Lassie events

The Faculty of Advocates’ Tumbling Lassie Committee has announced that last weekend’s charity ...

Published 17 April 2018

Bid to block Brexit reaches Inner House

Lord Drummond Young A legal bid by politicians to bring a case to the European Court of Justice on ...

Published 16 February 2018

Judge refuses permission to proceed in legal challenge over revocability of Article 50

A cross-party group of members of the Scottish, UK and European parliaments who were seeking judicia ...

Published 6 February 2018

Douglas Mill: Come back Tom Wolfe, all is forgiven

Douglas Mill SLN readers will have detected a recent dimming of the Northern Lights. Agreement has ...

Published 15 January 2018

Court of Session gives unilateral Brexit withdrawal case go-ahead

The Court of Session has confirmed legal action can go ahead determining whether the UK can unilater ...

Published 3 January 2018

Labourer fails in damages appeal for psychiatric injury caused by Longannet Power Station fire

A labourer who sued his former employers after developing post traumatic stress disorder following a ...

Published 11 December 2017

Burness Paull appoints six new partners

Jody Crockett Burness Paull has announced a raft of appointments and partner promotions that it say ...

Published 19 July 2017

Burness Paull partner wins big at cHeRries awards

Sean Saluja A Burness Paull partner has won a top award recognising the best of the North East of ...

Published 2 June 2017

Impact of post-Brexit transitional arrangements for Scotland under spotlight at major Edinburgh conference

Aidan O’Neill QC As the UK and EU prepare to start serious negotiations about Brexit, it now look ...

Published 8 May 2017

Joanna Cherry QC to speak at major Scottish Brexit conference

Joanna Cherry QC Two more expert speakers have been confirmed for the major conference on “Scot ...

Published 21 April 2017

Advocate General launches attack on Law Society of Scotland over 'political' Brexit stance

The Advocate General has launched an attack on the Law Society of Scotland over its position on Brex ...

Published 20 February 2017

Book your ticket now for the Tumbling Lassie Ball!

Tickets for a superb evening of food and dance in aid of charities fighting slavery and trafficking ...

Published 10 January 2017

Company manager jailed for two years and firm fined over employee death

At Airdrie Sheriff Court today, Sheriff Petra Collins sentenced Donald Craig to two years’ impriso ...

Published 6 January 2017