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Cloch Solicitors has welcomed an LLB student to the firm for work experience this week. Fraser Crombie (pictured) is gaining experience at the firm as part of its campus programme with the University of Stirling (now in its second year), and in fulfilment of a work based learning module at the Unive

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Money seized from bankers is set to benefit the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Family Support Trust by £200,000. The money, collected from fines issued to banks found to be falsely inflating or deflating rates, will now be used to help care for personnel and their dependants who are injured, suff

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A local council that gave away an historic public building in error is to ask for it back. Andrew Burns, Edinburgh City Council leader (pictured) has lodged an emergency motion to ask for the return of Parliament House from theScottish government after council officers failed to declare the building

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Ampersand Advocates has announced that Dorothy Bain QC, Ailsa Carmichael QC, Aidan O'Neill QC and Laura-Anne van der Westhuizen have been appointed to the new panel of counsel of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

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Hundreds paid tribute to criminal defence lawyer Joe Beltrami (pictured) at his funeral in Glasgow yesterday. Something of Mr Beltrami’s character was revealed at the requiem mass held for him following his death last week at the age of 82.

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The Scottish parliament’s justice committee is to start taking evidence on new laws to fight human trafficking in Scotland. The Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Billaims to clarify and strengthen the criminal law by introducing a new single human trafficking offence as well as increas

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Councils across Scotland have received a barrage of freedom of information requests. Members of the public have asked such questions as Scotland’s contingency plans in the event of an invasion by ISIS as well as a request asking how many crocodiles there are in Perth and Kinross.

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From left: Brandon Malone, chairman of the Scottish Arbitration Centre; Professor Pieter Bekker of CMS Cameron McKenna and ICEA partner CEPMLP; Andrew Mackenzie, chief executive of the Scottish Arbitration Centre; and Philippa Charles, head of international arbitration at Stewarts Law.

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The devolution (further powers) committee today published its report on the section 30/63 order that would see the powers allowing 16 and 17-year-olds to vote in future Scottish parliament and local authority elections transferred to the Scottish parliament. The Smith Commission recommended the tran

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