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Shepherd and Wedderburn appoints Jacqueline Moore to lead new department

Jacqueline Moore Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed Jacqueline Moore to lead a new immigrati ...

Published 18 June 2018

CMS announces revenues of €1.3bn in record-breaking year of growth

Penelope Warne CMS has announced its financial results for 2017, with global annual revenues of ...

Published 15 June 2018

Brodies commits to advocacy growth with appointment of Tony Jones QC as partner

Tony Jones Brodies has announced the appointment of Tony Jones QC, who joins the firm as a ...

Published 14 June 2018

Motorist who claimed justice of the peace ‘lacked impartiality’ loses appeal against conviction for driving while using mobile phone

A motorist found guilty of using a mobile phone while driving who claimed that the justice of the pe ...

Published 12 June 2018

Family lawyer Anne Hall Dick joins Brewin Dolphin

Anne Hall Dick Brewin Dolphin is growing its matrimonial team in Scotland with the appointment ...

Published 31 May 2018

ECHR not intended to provide ‘catch-all’ remedy for otherwise groundless appeals

An appeal against a sheriff’s ruling on appeal from a children’s hearing should be an &l ...

Published 29 May 2018

US: Judge tells Trump he cannot block Twitter users, but he can mute them 

Donald Trump A federal judge has ruled that President Trump cannot legally block Twitter&n ...

Published 24 May 2018

New simple procedure does not change sheriff’s powers in dealing with undefended cases, appeal court rules

The Sheriff Appeal Court has published a judgment in three test cases concerning the court’s a ...

Published 23 May 2018

Pinsent Masons gets on board with FinTech Scotland

Yvonne Dunn Pinsent Masons has been appointed as a global strategic partner to FinTech Scotland ...

Published 23 May 2018

FOBT stake announcement 'torpedoes' Scotland Act

Stephen McGowan The UK government's announcement that it will introduce a maximum stake for Fix ...

Published 22 May 2018

Licensing lawyer cautions Scottish ministers over Safe Home campaign

Stephen McGowan Stephen McGowan, head of licensing at TLT Solicitors, has warned the Scottish g ...

Published 11 May 2018

Sheku Bayoh investigation branded a 'national disgrace' as family sues Police Scotland

Aamer Anwar A probe into the death of Sheku Bayoh has been described as a “national disgrace” b ...

Published 3 May 2018

Two new personal injury specialist sheriffs appointed

Two sheriffs have been appointed as specialists to hear cases in the All-Scotland Sheriff Personal I ...

Published 1 May 2018

England: GP falsely accused of rape by 'serial fantasist' not entitled to reimbursement of legal costs

A retired GP falsely accused by a “serial fantasist” of being involved in a paedophile ring has ...

Published 30 April 2018

Shepherd and Wedderburn announces five partner promotions

Pictured (clockwise): Tom Swan, Lauren McLeod, Elaine Hunter, Stuart Greenwood and Ben Pilbrow ...

Published 30 April 2018