GSPC, a portal and network of solicitor estate agents in west central Scotland, will next week launch its new branding and website following a consultation to enhance its presence in the west of Scotland. The new logo (pictured) will be used by GSPC’s network of 130 solicitor estate agents, along
Police recorded a 41 per cent increase in hate crime incidents in the month after the UK's Brexit vote, according to new UK government figures. A statistical bulletin from the Home Office reports there were 5,468 offences recorded in July 2016 compared to 3,886 offences in July 2015.
The Law Society of Scotland has joined the Faculty of Advocates in criticising plans to make litigants fund the civil justice system through court fees. The Society said the proposals would damage access to justice, particularly for vulnerable people and those bringing forward personal injury cases.
Justice Secretary Michael Matheson A planning application for a £23 million courts complex in Inverness will be lodged with Highland Council by next month, the Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service has confirmed.
House prices in Scotland have fallen for the second quarter in a row, latest figures have revealed. According to the Halifax House Price Index for the three-months to September, the average Scottish house now costs around £150,000.
A senior lawyer instructed by the Scottish government will attend proceedings in the High Court in London today as campaigners challenge the process by which the UK will begin Brexit negotiations with the EU. It is not formally involved in the case, but is "keeping a close eye" on all court actions
Scottish Secretary David Mundell Law enforcement agencies will be given new powers to seize the proceeds of crime and demand criminals explain the origins of their wealth under new UK legislation published today.
Independent Glasgow firm Yuill & Kyle Limited has secured ‘full authorisation’ from the Financial Conduct Authority – the ‘gold standard’ for firms carrying out pre-sue collections of regulated debt. The status, acquired following a rigorous application process, means the West Regent S
Prison staff are working with a national charity to make HMP Shotts in Lanarkshire the first dementia-friendly prison in Scotland. Alzheimer Scotland is engaging with staff and prisoners to deliver Dementia Friends workshops and information sessions in the prison, making both staff and prisoners mor
The skipper of a fishing vessel has been sentenced to six months imprisonment after a crew member died when the ship ran aground off the Shetland Islands. Christopher Smith pled guilty to a contravention of section 58(2)(b) of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 at Lerwick Sheriff Court on 13 September.