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Paul Seils The International Center for Transitional Justice in New York has published a new handbook for non-specialists, journalists and activists, that walks them through the intricacies of “complementarity,” a fundamental principle of the International Criminal Court (ICC). It lays out the i

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Robin McGill has been appointed a member of the Scottish Police Authority Board. Mr McGill worked across the BP Group for 30 years in engineering, operations and international business leadership roles ultimately becoming director of the BP Grangemouth Refining and Petrochemicals complex and Forties

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Money paid out in advance for items from sofas to mobile phones and services such as football season tickets and even weddings can be lost if the company you are buying from goes under – especially if you have paid by cash or cheque. In a report published this week the Law Commission recommends th

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Mark Hastings Within the evolving legal landscape of personal injury, lies a piece of legislation to which pursuers’ firms are becoming more alive when considering the merits of an injured party’s claim, particularly in the pre-litigation stage, writes Mark Hastings.

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Peers have warned that the Investigatory Powers Bill poses a threat to journalists and their sources. The House of Lords heard that the bill, which seeks to put the state’s surveillance powers on a statutory footing, needs safeguards for journalists.

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Michèle Coninsx Eurojust and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to further support European prosecutors working with cases concerning violations of intellectual property rights (IPRs).

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A letter from Jessica M Burns: I have never felt moved to write to your otherwise excellent publication on any previous occasion but do so now in respect of the new item yesterday concerning the sad and sudden death of former Sheriff Andrew Lothian.

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Brodies has expanded its construction team with the appointment of new partner David Arnott, a construction disputes specialist, consultant Jane McMonagle, a contracts specialist, and associate Chris Duff, also a construction disputes resolution lawyer. Mr Arnott is one of the country’s most respe

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