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The International Centre for Energy Arbitration (ICEA) has launched a report on dispute resolution in the energy sector at an industry summit in Amsterdam. The ICEA, a joint venture of the Scottish Arbitration Centre and the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University o

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Scottish house prices have risen at their highest annual rate for eight years, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics. The ONS said average prices climbed by 14.6 per cent over the year to March, to hit £207,000, the largest increase since 2007.

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Solicitor general Lesley Thomson QC Lawyers representing the families of victims of the Glasgow bin lorry crash have said their clients are struggling to successfully apply for legal aid for the fatal accident inquiry (FAI).

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The next Advocate General for Scotland, the UK government's senior Scottish law officer, is likely to be announced within the next 48 hours sources at Whitehall have said. It is believed that the Prime Minister, David Cameron, will appoint Richard Keen QC, 61, current Scottish Conservatives cha

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Harper Macleod has announced plans for expansion as its fee income for the latest financial year hit £22 million. The firm's highlights in 2014-15 included its legal adviser role for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the integration of niche private client firmBird Semple into its operations

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CMS is in a period of "organic growth" in Scotland, one year on from the successful acquisition of Dundas & Wilson. Stephen Millar, one of the firm's two executive partners in Scotland, said the legal sector in Scotland is in a "more healthy" position because of ongoing consolidation and hailed

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The new Conservative administration is set to publish a European Union Referendum Bill as soon as next week, according to a senior Whitehall source quoted in press reports. A piece of legislation to enable an in-out referendum on the European Union is expected to be among the first bills published o

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This week the SLN spotlight falls on solicitor advocate John Scott QC of Capital Defence lawyers who was recently appointed to chair the new independent Stop and Search Advisory group. What has been your best experience as a lawyer?

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Members of the Faculty of Advocates enjoyed a visit to the Court of the Lord Lyon which, they heard, was probably the last of its kind anywhere in the world. Dr Joseph Morrow, Lord Lyon King of Arms, an office dating back to the 14th Century, welcomed the guests and suggested it was important that t

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