Cat MacLean A well-known Edinburgh solicitor who was aided by the Maggie's centre during her battle against aggressive breast cancer is to swim the Forth to say thank you and raise finds for the charity.
Second Quarter house purchase lending in Scotland saw a 39 per cent quarter-on-quarter rise as increases were recorded in both the number of loans made and the amount borrowed. According to the latest data from theCouncil of Mortgage Lenders, while the year-on-year comparison for Q2 was less substan
Pictured: The trial is played out... The Faculty of Advocates has marked the 250th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Muir of Huntershill with a scene-setting lecture and a dramatic reconstruction of parts of the trial.
An animal rights group has written to the Scottish Government demanding a member of a group examining wild fisheries law be removed because of his alleged association with recent wildlife crime. Animal Concern has said George Pullar, director of The Scottish Wild Salmon Company, should no longer sit
A Scots lawyer has successfully challenged a decision of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland to uphold a complaint of “unsatisfactory conduct” made against him. Alan Strain was ordered to pay a fine of £1,000 after he was found to have made a “misrepresentation” to a client in prepar
Pictured (L-R): Eric Gilligan, David Chalmers and new partner Anya Duncan at Stronachs’ Aberdeen headquarters Stronachs LLP has created one of the largest specialist employment teams in the north-east of Scotland with the appointment of Anya Duncan as a new partner.
Maclay Murray & Spens LLP (MMS) has re-hired capital projects expert Stewart Maciver (pictured) from CMS, bringing in further experience in public procurement and infrastructure projects. He will now be a partner in MMS' capital projects practice.
Anthony Kinahan, Secretary, The Scottish Council of Law Reporting, writes: Readers of Scottish Legal News may be interested to learn of some work by the Scottish Council of Law Reporting to make important historic (but still cited) Scottish law reports available as widely as possible. As a result BA
Over the summer, Westwater Advocates welcomed 5 members to the stable. This event showcases our new talent - 4 new members who joined after devilling and former member Mark Lazarowicz, who re-joins the stable following a successful Parliamentary career.