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The Royal Faculty of Procurators will host its Sheriff Principal's Mooting Competition in April and May following the success of last year's inaugural moot. The format is straightforward yet challenging: four teams of 1st and 2nd year law students from Glasgow University, Glasgow College, Strathclyd

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Digital watermarks combined with AI will speed up the resolution of legal cases about copyright infringements, a new study says. The technology would enhance the assessment of data about potential breaches and make it easier for lawsuits to be be brought. It will also lead to more evidence being ava

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A breeder who illegally sold peregrine falcons for thousands of pounds has been fined £2,100. Gary MacFarlane, 62, was also ordered to forfeit £5,220 in cash seized from his home address after he pled guilty at Livingston Sheriff Court to a number of offences under wildlife legislation c

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A toddler who crawled into a claw machine and cheerfully lounged on the prize toys had to be removed by police. The three-year-old became stuck in the Hello Kitty-themed machine in a shopping centre in Queensland, Australia on Sunday, The Guardian reports.

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A round-up of human rights stories from around the world. Hong Kong’s plan to extend detention period of suspects in national security cases sparks concerns among rights experts | South China Morning Post

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Brandon Malone has been admitted to the panel of Arbitrators of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre, the MENA region’s largest alternative dispute resolution centre. Mr Malone has a strong interest in Dubai and has rights of audience before the DIFC Courts, where Lord Glennie, his succe

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Burges Salmon has advised Santander on a deal to support the Management Buy-Out (MBO) of Scottish pensions firm @sipp. Based in Glasgow, @sipp specialises in self-invested personal pensions, small self-administered schemes as well as commercial property. Supported by funding provided by Santander UK

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The criminal justice system south of the border is heading towards collapse, two senior judges have warned. Lord Justice Singh and Justice Jay made their warning in a ruling that the UK government acted unlawfully after it failed to properly fund the legal aid system.

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CMS has unveiled a series of free-to-attend events aimed at supporting Scottish food & drink companies on key legal issues affecting their sector. The CMS Scotland Kernel series is designed to support companies operating in the industry which employs around 120,000 people and is currently valued

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A pigeon wrongfully suspected of spying for China has been released by police after eight months' detention. The bird was caught by police in Mumbai in May 2023 and found to have metal rings around its legs and a "Chinese-like script" on the underside of its wings, The Hindu reports.

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