Barry Brooks Lawyers occupy more floor space than virtually any other professionals. Now one law firm has come up with an answer to the waste of space: young lawyers are to given cubicles instead of offices.
A man who was given a community payback order with restrictions on his internet use after being convicted of an attempt at “communicating indecently with an older child” has failed in an appeal against sentence. The appellant argued that the sheriff’s intention to restrict his “misuse” of
Pictured: Nicola Sturgeon cut the 50th anniversary cake First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday visited the Scottish Law Commission at its Edinburgh offices to mark the fiftieth anniversary of its establishment.
A trade union which challenged the introduction of fees for claimants to pursue employment tribunals has had an appeal for judicial review of the policy refused. Unison argued that the decline in the number of cases being brought to tribunal was due to claimants now having to pay anything up to £1,
Lord Woolman The liquidator of a multi-million pound hedge fund who raised an action against the company’s solicitors alleging that the firm “breached its fiduciary duties” to its client has failed in a bid to have three of the firm’s new partners included as defenders in the case.