Improved standards for hospital nutrition and catering are to be introduced, and the Scottish Government will consult on making them legally binding, health secretary Alex Neil (pictured) said this week. The improvements are part of a package of measures being introduced to build on the progress alr
Two legal specialists are to join Edinburgh and Fife legal company Pagan Osborne, creating a new family law offering. Partner Jackie McRae, who is also a qualified social worker, will be heading up the new unit within the leading legal, financial and property company from early 2015 along with solic
A number of appeals by the Crown against decisions at Dundee Sheriff Court to throw out cases as a result of police and prosecutor failures have been abandoned. The president of the Dundee Bar Association, solicitor advocate Jim Laverty, called the process “a complete waste of time”.
BDO, the liquidators of former football club Glasgow Rangers FC, have banked £24 million for the defunct club’s creditors.
A convert to Islam who was stripped of British citizenship due to his alleged religious extremism is appealing to the Supreme Court on the basis he is stateless. The man, known only as “B2”, lost his citizenship in 2011.
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission is not required to ascertain whether the terms of a solicitor's file notes are agreed by a complainer before reaching a decision on the admissibility of a complaint, a judge in the Court of Session has ruled. Caroline Oliphant sought leave to appeal a decisio