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A council has apologised for demanding a landowner remove a fence which it turned out had been put there by the council itself. Longford County Council in Ireland had directed local landowner Louis Herterich to remove a palisade gate and fence from his property within six weeks.

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Black Chambers has welcomed Chris Miller to the stable. Mr Miller called to the bar in 2020 and has developed a busy, diverse practice. While it is expected that this will continue, he hopes to strengthen his criminal practice, with appeal court work being of particular interest.

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The annual Red Mass to mark the beginning of the new legal year in Scotland has been cancelled following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The event for the legal profession was due to take place on Sunday, 18 September at St Mary’s R.C. Cathedral in Edinburgh, which falls the day b

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Sex workers have succeeded in joining a legal challenge to an attempt by Edinburgh Council to ban strip clubs in the city. Lawyers for United Sex Workers (USW) had applied to the Court of Session on behalf of the United Voices of the World union to be part of a judicial review of the council's

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The bill for the failed inquiry into the collapse and sale of Rangers has cost the public purse almost £60 million. More than £40m has already been paid to people who were wrongly prosecuted and now the multinational finance firm that managed the club's affairs after it entered administr

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Senior oil and gas sector legal experts have highlighted the ‘energy trilemma’ as a key factor increasing the risk of disputes within the industry. The latest Oil and Gas Disputes Survey, conducted by CMS, reports how the impact of increasing social and regulatory pressure for the oil in

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Russian nationals applying for short-stay visas from EU countries must be subject to a "strict assessment of security risks", the European Commission has said. The Commission has published new guidelines for member states following a decision to suspend the EU's visa facilitation agreement with Russ

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TLT has helped secure a premises licence for the first ever dedicated rum distillery on the island of Islay. Partner and head of licensing (Scotland), Stephen McGowan, appeared at the Argyll & Bute Licensing Board hearing on 8 September 2022 to secure the licence for Islay Rum – a new dist

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A bench painted in rainbow colours as a tribute to healthcare workers during the pandemic must be returned to its original dark brown colour, a court has ruled. The repainting of the bench in a Warwickshire churchyard last summer was made without permission from the parish priest or the parochial ch

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The Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian will speak about the sentencing young people guideline at an event in Edinburgh next month. The event will be hosted by the Scottish Association for the Study of Offending and is the first in a series of in-person seminars.

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