Lawyers have paid tribute to the father of the modern land reform movement, Simon Fraser. Mr Fraser, who died on Monday at the age of 60, was legal advisor to many major Highland community land buyouts – from Assynt to Eigg, Knoydart, Bhaltos, Abriachan, Fernaig, Kylesku and Gigha, The Herald repo
Keith Anderson The number of Scottish firms undergoing business insolvency in the whole of 2015 was down 7.6 per cent during 2015 according to analysis of the latest figures by restructuring, recovery and insolvency boutique mlm Solutions.
A new group in the Faculty of Advocates is looking forward to hosting an event to celebrate the recent appointment of a Scottish advocate to the General Court in Luxembourg. The Advocates Group on European Union Law (AGEUL) has brought together senior and junior counsel with a shared interest and ex
Pagan Osborne is expanding its support to small and family businesses with the appointment of an employment law consultant. Elaine Leitch brings 15 years’ experience of providing a high quality employment law and HR services to both small and family business owners, which includes advising on staf
Friday 29 January Registration & breakfast: 8.30 - 8.40am
Classic fundraising activities including raffles, coffee mornings, dress-down days and a Burns night have helped Morton Fraser raise an impressive grand total of £19,212.35 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
5.45pm on Thursday 28th January 2016 Room H230, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Robert Gordon University, Garthdee, Aberdeen
Life prisoner who challenged decision to increase supervision has petition for judicial review dismissed
A life prisoner who challenged a decision by the prison service to increase his supervision requirement after he was suspected of being involved in the distribution of illicit substances in jail has had a petition for judicial review dismissed. A judge in the Court of Session refused the petition af
Applications are now open for recently qualified solicitors who want to join the Law Society of Scotland’s decision making body.
Rosie Walker Now that we have had time to reflect on the Election Court’s decision in Timothy Denis Morrison & Others v Carmichael & Another EC 90, what can we say about its wider implications? Well, quite a lot actually according to Rosie Walker, who acted for Alistair Carmichael.
Clare Butler Partners in law firms are spending over six and a half weeks more in the office compared to two years ago as they compete for business with accountancy firms according to research by a legal recruiter.
Aberdeen Solicitors’ Property Centre Limited, in cooperation with the University of Aberdeen, Business School, Centre for Real Estate Research, has published statistics for the fourth quarter of 2015 relating to the Aberdeen Housing Market. The report is based on a constant quality methodology. Th
(L-R): Howard Beach, Donna Strong and Andrew McCowan Glasgow-based commercial law firm Leslie Wolfson has announced the promotion of a partner within the firm, along with a new lateral associate hire, as part of its ongoing expansion programme.
Roseanna Cunningham The Scottish government will “leave no stone unturned” in its attempt to block the UK government’s Trade Union Bill being applied in Scotland and said only devolving full powers over industrial relations will see an end to the "draconian" measures proposed in the bill.