Nicky Strong Seventy-six percent of UK universities have breached consumer law by failing to provide vital information to prospective students, according to research by Which?.
Shoosmiths has advised The Royal Bank of Scotland plc on the £4.5million refinancing of student accommodation provider Ziggurat Student Living. Ziggurat is a private student accommodation provider offering accommodation in close proximity to Edinburgh, Newcastle and Dublin universities.
Sheriff Alistair Duff An innovative virtual learning and online communications platform for judicial office holders in Scotland has been named as the winner of the prestigious 2015 “Crystal Scales of Justice Prize”.
A team from DLA Piper in Scotland has joined colleagues to complete a trek through the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia for UNICEF, raising more than £150,000 in the process.
Law student who claimed he was ‘denied a fair trial’ in assault case has application for leave to appeal to UK Supreme Court refused
Lord Carloway A law student found guilty of assault with intent to rape whose grounds of appeal were rejected by sift judges has had an application for leave to appeal to the UK Supreme Court refused by the Criminal Appeal Court.
The House of Commons has voted in favour of the Conservative's English votes for English laws (EVEL) proposals – passed yesterday by 312 votes to 270 amid widespread criticism. Under the new law, the Speaker of the House will determine whether a bill applies only to England or to England and Wales
Police Scotland has warned the Home Affairs Select Committee the use of legal highs is putting officers in “challenging and dangerous situations” and that they are “burdening already stretched resources”. The single force made the statements in a submission to a consultation being undertaken
The Scottish government and the Crown Office have expressed disappointment with the Air Accidents Investigation Branch's report on the Clutha helicopter crash after it was officially released today, with the Crown now making plans to conduct a fatal accident inquiry (FAI) into the disaster. Commenti
Michael Matheson Crimes in Glasgow involving an offensive weapon have fallen by 76 per cent since 2006/07, and by 14 per cent in the last year.
The Glasgow Solicitors Property Centre(GSPC) has released its quarterly report for Q3 2015 with statistics showing that despite no substantial change in house values over the past year, selling times have fallen significantly. Accounting for the mix of properties on the market, annual house price in
The Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer has published the annual Treasure Trove Report, which has been presented to the Scottish Parliament.
Bobbie Cheema-Grubb QC A barrister is to become the first female Asian High Court judge.
Denise Mc Bride QC (left) and Siobhan Keegan QC
A woman jailed for assaulting a deaf pensioner for whom she had previously performed “sexual favours” has had her conviction quashed because the complainer knew the sign language interpreter at her trial. The Criminal Appeal Court ruled that a “miscarriage of justice” had occurred after the
Dame Elish Angiolini QC Dame Elish Angiolini QC has been appointed to lead a major review into deaths in police custody.