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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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Bruce Crawford MSP Draft legislation that would deliver new powers for the Scottish Parliament falls short of the recommendations made in the cross-party Smith Commission, MSPs have said.

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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

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The Faculty of Advocates remains sceptical of the Apologies (Scotland) Bill, stating that it supports the bill's aims but is unconvinced by the case for legislation. The bill, introduced by Margaret Mitchell MSP, is to encourage the use of apologies by providing that an apology does not amount to an

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Fife Council is set to make a formal approach to the Scottish Parliament and ask for a review of the High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013, which sets out a process for resolving disputes over high hedges. Councillors are concerned that the £385 cost of making a complaint is a barrier to householders who

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