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In a response to the report of the independent planning review panel, the Scottish government has laid out a programme of action paving the way for a new Planning Bill. Building on the momentum that gathered during the work of the independent planning review panel, the government has identified 10 i

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New arrangements are being introduced to support the rehabilitation of people with convictions and reduce reoffending through the establishment of a new model to improve the way community justice services are delivered in the Borders. The Scottish Borders Community Justice Board is looking for feedb

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European countries have given their support to an independent Scotland’s place in the EU according to a poll. A YouGov poll found that more than 8,400 people across six countries strongly supported Scotland joining the EU in the future.

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A solicitor responsible for a litany of failures has been found guilty of professional misconduct and struck off by the Scottish Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal. The Tribunal, having considered the amended Complaints at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against William M

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More than 1,000 barristers and advocates have urged the Prime Minister to allow Parliament to determine whether the UK should leave the European Union or not following the referendum in favour of Brexit. Signatories to a letter sent to David Cameron have argued there must be a free vote in Parliamen

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A North Ayrshire man has been jailed for 18 months at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court after being found guilty of hamesucken. The court heard that Graeme Bryden, who was 27 at the time of the offence, broke into the home of the woman in Stevenston in the early hours of 25 June 2015.

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Neil Stevenson The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has called for the government to consult on opportunities to reform legal complaints handling, based on its experience of handling over 8,000 complaints.

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Martin Gill Business optimism and output in Scotland have fallen to a three year low while hiring intentions are at a two year low according to the latest Business Trends Report by accountants and business advisers BDO LLP.

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The Supreme Court has released a statement on the appointments process ahead of the retirement of Lord Toulson in September: Lord Toulson reaches his statutory retirement age this September and a further five vacancies for Supreme Court Justices are due to arise before the end of 2018.

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Sarah Hutchinson Barbri International, the legal education company that prepares lawyers for the US bar exams has reported a surge in demand as young UK solicitors seek out a global future after the Brexit vote.

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