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Back from left - Chris Gardiner, Vincent Chung; Front, from left - Megan Sweeney, Craig Edward, Craig Nicol (Joint Managing Partner at Thorntons) Thorntons has increased its head count with the appointment of four newly-qualified solicitors.

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Stuart McWilliams of Morton Fraser, writes about the effect Brexit will have on EU nationals already residing in the UK. In the lead-up to the EU referendum immigration featured as a key issue, but despite calls to “take back control” of the UK borders there is only speculation about how immigr

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Philip Rodney Burness Paull has underscored its commitment to the Highlands region by signing up as a corporate sponsor of the North Coast 500 (NC500), a scenic route through the Scottish Highlands that featured in yesterday's edition of Top Gear and can be seen on BBC iPlayer.

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Brian Inkster Crofting law expert Brian Inkster (pictured) has called for an urgent investigation into the operation of the Crofting Commission after it made a U-turn on their stance in respect of Mangersta Common Grazings.

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Donald McNaught A leading figure within Scotland’s accountancy profession has warned that the profession could be about to enter an insolvency crisis as more than half of specialist practitioners north of the border prepare to retire.

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A new, in-depth study has been written about the Faculty of Advocates’ War Memorial and the men whose names it carries. The research was undertaken by Alastair Shepherd, a solicitor and historian, and he has donated the work to the Faculty, fittingly on the centenary of the start of the Battle of

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The Scottish Civil Justice Council (SCJC) has published its Annual Programme detailing how it will deliver on its key priorities for 2016-17, including implementation of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 and other justice reform projects. The programme includes work on a range of court reforms i

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Stephen Trombala Shepherd and Wedderburn acted for Celtique Energie, a British-based oil and gas exploration company, in the sale of its subsidiary, Celtique Energie Weald, and its 50 per cent interest in UK Weald basin Petroleum Exploration and Development Licence 234, to UK Oil & Gas Investmen

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A woman who wants to use her daughter’s eggs in order to give birth to her own grandchild has succeeded at the Court of Appeal. The woman, “Mrs M”, claimed one of her daughter’s final wishes before shed died of cancer in 2011 was for her eggs to be fertilised with donor sperm and implanted i

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Conor Whittaker has won the 2016 Cloch Quaich for "Best Intellectual Property Law" related dissertation at the University of Aberdeen. Mr Whittaker's dissertation explored "The Protection of Trade Marks with Reputation: A Reputable Right?"

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