A company whose application for planning permission to develop a windfarm was refused has failed in an appeal against that decision. Judges in the Inner House of the Court of Session ruled that there was “no question of any illegality or procedural impropriety such as would justify quashing the de
Lord Tyre The owners of an industrial site who raised an action for interdict to prevent a tenant from demolishing a derelict building have been told by a Court of Session judge to resolve their dispute without further court procedure.
World's End murderer Angus Sinclair is to appeal his double murder conviction on the basis his trial was not fair in a case which will further clarify the application of double jeopardy legislation. Mr Sinclair, 69, was found guilty last year of the rape and murder of Christine Eadie and Helen Scott
Directors & Staff of Frazer Coogans Solicitors outside Prestwick Office. Ayr-based law firm Frazer Coogans Solicitors have announced their expansion into Prestwick and that they have taken over the former practice of Lawson Russell Solicitors of 163 Main Street, Prestwick.
The Scottish Parliament’s Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee (RACCE) has voiced its support for mandatory climate emissions reporting for many public sector organisations. The committee’s backing comes as the Scottish government’s consultation on climate change reporting a
Some areas of law may be seen as a “young person’s game” – but experienced solicitors are valued too, according to research carried out by the Law Society of Scotland. The findings are included in the Experiences of Established Legal Professionals within the Legal Profession in Scotland repo
Brodies LLP has advised RBS in a new banking relationship with James Donaldson & Sons Ltd (JDS), an independent processor, manufacturer and distributor of timber and engineered timber products, for RBS to provide funding services across the JDS Group. Under the agreement - which will benefit all
John Sturrock QC The proposals for a law to provide that an expression of apology does not amount to an admission of liability and is inadmissable as evidence, for the purposes of certain legal proceedings, has received a mixed response.
Lord Neuberger Three of the world’s top judges are set to decide the fate of a group of barons and bishops charged with treason this summer, 800 years after their alleged crime – and people from across the country are being invited to apply to join the public gallery.
Nearly 200 judges are to take legal action against the UK government over “discriminatory and unlawful” amendments to their pensions. The judges are to fight changes that would end their pensions in a case that marks the climax of a battle between the judiciary and the government after amendment
Maclay Murray & Spens (MMS)'s private client and charities team has been accredited by the newly-created STEP Employer Training Scheme. MMS is the first firm in Scotland to achieve the recognition, accepting the 'Platinum Training Partner' award - the highest of three accreditation levels - for