Pictured (L-R): Eloise Armstrong from Macmillan , Katie Anderson, Jamie Varney and Kelly Brotherhood A team of 22 lawyers, solicitors, associates and administrators from the Glasgow and Edinburgh offices of BLM in Scotland have raised a staggering £16,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support by participati
A team from Allan McDougall Solicitors has raised in excess of £1,200 for cancer charity Marie Curie.
The Crown has successfully challenged a sheriff’s decision to acquit a man of breaching a non-harassment order. James Murphy was accused of breaching the order by approaching the complainer, but the sheriff at Ayr found that while there was an “encounter” between the respondent and the woman,
Sheriff Principal Mhairi Stephen QC Six sheriffs have been appointed as specialists who will sit in Scotland’s new Sheriff Personal Injury Court.
Philip Rodney Burness Paull has reported strong full-year results with revenue up 11 per cent to £51m, in the year to July with profits up by 12 per cent in the same period rising to an impressive £23 million.
Blog: The Glasgow bin lorry crash: why we need greater transparency in prosecutorial decision-making
By Professor James Chalmers The previous two days of the Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) currently taking place in Glasgow Sheriff Court must have been at least frustrating and often deeply distressing for everyone involved.
The High Court has ruled that a schoolgirl who has been fully radicalised by Islamic State propaganda must be removed from her parents. Mr Justice Anthony Hayden, sitting in London, said the 16-year old girl from east London was suffering psychological and emotional harm and could not continue livin
Scottish Legal News is sponsoring this year's annual dinner of the Dundee Faculty of Procurators and Solicitors. The dinner will take place on Friday 18th September 2015 at 7pm for a 7:30pm start at the Invercarse Hotel. Carriages will be at 1am.
Budget airline Ryanair has been told it cannot impose a two-year time limit on passengers' claims for compensation for long and unnecessary delays. Judge Platts at Manchester County Court ruled that the time limit could not be applied, referring to a Supreme Court ruling last year which said all air
The Cabinet Secretary for Justice has announced the appointments of Colin Dunipace, Professor Jim Fraser and Dr Rajan Darjee as members to the Scottish Criminal Case Review Commission. The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission is a public body which was established in April 1999 by an Act of Par
Pagan Osborne colleagues Jackie McRae (pictured) and Gillian MacNulty are getting themselves into deep water – but it’s all totally legitimate. The pair are taking the plunge to raise cash for Alzheimer Scotland by participating in the Great Scottish Swim next weekend (August 29).
Pictured: Jesse Jackson at the Edinburgh International Book Festival (Photo: Alan McCredie)
Former First Minister Alex Salmond MP will deliver the inaugural Thomas Muir lecture tonight as part of a series of events to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the pioneering Scottish advocate who was transported to Australia for the advocacy of democratic rights. The Thomas Muir Memorial Lecture
Three men have become the first in Scotland to be convicted for running a sophisticated international money laundering scheme known as "cuckoo smurfing". Muhammed Hameed, 32, Shahid Aslam, 36, and Saleem Shikari, 52, each pleaded guilty at the High Court in Glasgow to a charge under the Proceeds of
A worker at Faslane Naval Base has been convicted of killing a man with a single punch after losing £1,000 at a casino in Glasgow. Kallum Delaney, 20, admitted punching 27-year old Robin Thomson outside the casino in the early hours of 23 September 2014, but claimed Mr Thomson had challenged him to