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Van driver fails in appeal against parking charges for parking in private car park

A van driver who received no fewer than 22 penalty charge notices after parking his vehicle in a pri ...

Published 20 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

Organised crime gang member has jail term reduced following appeal over sentence ‘discount’

A man who was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to being involved i ...

Published 19 July 2018

Woman accused of stalking Frankie Boyle ordered to stay away for three years

A woman who allegedly stalked comedian Frankie Boyle for eight months last year has been ordered to ...

Published 19 July 2018

Justice council report reveals ongoing work from 'competition law to human trafficking'

Lord Carloway The Scottish Civil Justice Council has published its fifth annual report, which o ...

Published 19 July 2018

England: Woman who made bad bargains with settlement money denied increased payouts from ex-husband

Divorcees looking for additonal payments from their former spouses were dealt a blow after the Supre ...

Published 19 July 2018

Our Legal Heritage: Chrystal Macmillan

Chrystal Macmillan Annabel Twose of First 100 Years writes about Jessie Chrystal Macmillan ...

Published 19 July 2018

Crown successfully appeals against JP’s decision to acquit ‘speeding driver’ over lack of corroboration 

A motorist who was acquitted of a speeding charge after a justice of the peace upheld a defence subm ...

Published 18 July 2018

Sheridan appeals decision to refuse him interest on defamation payout

Tommy Sheridan is appealing a decision to refuse him £200,000 in interest on a payout for defa ...

Published 18 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

Cliff Richard wins major privacy lawsuit against the BBC

Sir Cliff Richard has won a major privacy lawsuit against the BBC over its coverage o ...

Published 18 July 2018

Women launch human rights challenge over ineligibility to inherit Lords seats

Paul Hardy Five women who are the daughters of hereditary peers are taking the UK to the E ...

Published 18 July 2018

Edinburgh Tram Inquiry: Court rejects construction company’s appeal against release of ‘commercially sensitive’ reports

A construction company involved in the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry which challenged a decision by the inq ...

Published 17 July 2018

Tumbling Lassie to star in three festivals

The Tumbling Lassie, a 17th century girl who has been adopted by a group of advocates to highlight t ...

Published 17 July 2018

Scottish Water ordered to pay homeowners £220,000 over property destroyed by sinkhole

A couple whose home was demolished after a water main burst in their garden and caused a sinkhole to ...

Published 16 July 2018