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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson MSP The Scottish government is taking an "innovative approach" to tackling more than 230 serious organised crime groups (SOCGs) operating in the country, according to Justice Secretary Michael Matheson.

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Citizens Advice Scotland has published a new report titled Lay Representation in Scotland's Civil Courts, casting light on the role lay representatives in Scotland. The report, produced in conjunction with Shelter Scotland, seeks to address a lack of public awareness of lay representatives or how th

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Families Need Fathers Scotland, in conjunction with its brother charities in England and Wales, has updated its Charter for Fathers ahead of Father’s Day to remind legislators and professionals involved in the administration of family law of the principles that underpin the charity. The five key p

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The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) has awarded Avizandum, a legal bookshop in Edinburgh, the "BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2015".

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Left: Christine Laurie and Alicia Dacre Right: Paddy, Angela, Jamie, Iain and Mark on the Caledonian Challenge Staff at Balfour+Manson have raised more than £3,700 for charity by abseiling down the Forth bridge and embarking on a notoriously tough endurance challenge.

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From left to right, front to back: Jack Robertson, Thorntons chairman; Hamish Watt, Watts partner; Sandra Sutherland, Thorntons partner; Aileen Hunter, Watts partner; Anne McKeown, Thorntons partner Thorntons is to merge with Montrose-based Watts Law, combining resources from 1 July.

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A last-minute amendment to the Scottish government's Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill has given statutory protection to the standard size of an allotment. Members of the Scottish Allotments and Gardens Society (SAGS) celebrated as the government confirmed it would defend the standard plot size

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Some of the Scottish Law Commission's proposed reforms to succession have been introduced to the Parliament in a Scottish government bill. The Succession (Scotland) Bill would see a spouse or civil partner who is named as beneficiary or appointed executor in a will treated as having predeceased the

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The Scottish government is to launch a "full consultation" on giving football fans the right to buy their club. Alison Johnstone, the Green MSP who fronted the Fans First campaign and lobbied for the move within Holyrood, said it was a "landmark decision for Scottish football".

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Four men involved in an investigation into the allocation of public building work contracts at Edinburgh Council have been sentenced to a total of over 13 years imprisonment for corruption and bribery. Former council employees Charles Owenson, 62, and James Costello, 44, received tens of thousands o

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A female architect has received hundreds of thousands of pounds in damages following a court's ruling she was subjected to sexist bullying at work. Julie Humphryes was accused by male colleagues of “exhibiting maternity paranoia” at the firm YOO, prompting her to take her employer to court and w

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