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Man threatened with deportation saved with help of immigration experts

A Ghanaian man studying nursing who was threatened by the Home Office with deportation has been gran ...

Published 8 June 2018

Mesh manufacturers fail in bid to get cases thrown out

Laura Connor Victims of surgical mesh across Scotland and their legal teams have hailed a very ...

Published 1 June 2018

Blog: Outer House arguments over lawfulness of abortion treatment at home

Dr Robert Brett Taylor and Dr Adelyn L M Wilson summarise a judicial review case, currently at aviza ...

Published 18 May 2018

Personal injury court refuses motion for certification of person as ‘skilled witness’

The All-Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court has published a judgment which deals with the approac ...

Published 14 May 2018

Blog: Spotlight on mediation

Graham Boyack looks at how mediation is faring in Scotland. The Justice Committee of the Scottis ...

Published 12 April 2018

Former hospital consultant found with sub-machine guns jailed

A former hospital consultant who stored a cache of deadly weapons at his home has been jailed for 12 ...

Published 5 April 2018

Scottish solicitors rank regulatory role top priority for professional body

Graham Matthews The Law Society of Scotland should continue to be responsible for representation, ...

Published 5 April 2018

Faculty hosts 'inspiring' IWD advocacy event

Pictured (L-R): Anna Poole QC, Maryam Labaki, Angela Grahame QC, and Claire Mitchell A cele ...

Published 9 March 2018

England: Barristers less satisfied with working lives than NHS staff

A new survey of English barristers has found they are even less satisfied with their working lives t ...

Published 20 February 2018

Power of attorney registrations rising every year

Julie McMahon Power of attorney registrations have risen by nearly 40 per cent in four years. Figu ...

Published 14 February 2018

Report highlights benefits of police reform

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson An independent report published today has highlighted benefits o ...

Published 9 February 2018

Review of legal services launches call for evidence

The Independent Review of the Regulation of Legal Services in Scotland has launched a call for evide ...

Published 1 February 2018

Blanket ban on smoking in mental health hospitals declared ‘lawful’

Two patients detained at low and medium secure psychiatric units who claimed that the blanket ban on ...

Published 29 January 2018

European Court of Human Rights to launch new factsheets

The European Court of Human Rights is launching a series of five new factsheets. The factsheets c ...

Published 17 January 2018

Blog: Future surrogacy costs awarded to victim of medical negligence

Beverley Addison Beverley Addison comments on a recent personal injury case which included an aw ...

Published 15 January 2018