Alistair Carmichael A legal challenge contesting the election of Liberal Democrat Alistair Carmichael as MP for Orkney and Shetland is to be heard in the Court of Session today and will be broadcast live.
An employee who was fired by text message after querying his rate of pay has been awarded £15,000 at an employment tribunal after the judge found he had been unfairly dismissed. Christopher Hillis, a former chef de partie, at Glasgow restaurant Cail Bruich, was given less than minimum wage and was
Catriona Headley Catriona Headley, solicitor at Digby Brown and former president of the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association, has been appointed to the Scottish Labour Party justice team as part of a new front bench line up.
Save the Date – Local Government Conference on Thurday 29th October 2015 Terra Firma Chambers will host its Annual Local Government Conference on 29th October 2015 at the Mackenzie Building, New Assembly Close, Edinburgh.
A man detained in the State Hospital for more than 17 years who complained that the lack of any means by which he can be transferred to prison breaches his human rights has had his legal challenge refused. John Johnstone sought judicial review of the failures by the Scottish Ministers to provide suf
DWF corporate partner Jonathan Robinson This week saw DWF advise on the sale of a microbial testing provider to a company which develops and markets products dedicated to food and animal safety. Shepherd and Wedderburn meanwhile advised the largest forest products company in the UK on its acquisitio
Police Investigations and Review Commissioner, Kate Frame The family of Sheku Bayoh, who was killed in police custody in May, have been given the opportunity to appoint experts to assist the investigation into his death.
An MSP who has been a long-standing campaigner for anti-human trafficking legislation in Scotland has hailed a double initiative by a group of advocates. Jenny Marra MSP is supporting two “Tumbling Lassie” events to examine the law on slavery in Scotland and to raise funds for charities which he
Jackie McRae (left) and Gillian MacNulty after their charity dip in Loch Lomond A daring duo from Pagan Osborne are on the crest of a wave after smashing their fundraising target for Alzheimer Scotland.