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Scottish Legal News has today broken through the 10,500 barrier with the total number of subscribers to the free daily news service reaching 10,514.

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Jonathan Smithers The Law Society has welcomed what it called the “measured” proposals put forward by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) in its report on skilled migration and is pleased that the report reflects some recommendations by the Law Society.

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A bill providing that an apology does not amount to an admission of liability and is inadmissible as evidence in certain legal proceedings has been passed by the Scottish Parliament despite fears it will prejudice pursuers and evidence that such laws are “relatively ineffective”. The Apologies (

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The Law Society of Scotland has reported that the majority of trainees admitted to the profession last year were women – of whom there were 307, compared to 178 men – as well as a continued increase in the number of traineeships available for aspiring solicitors.

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Jamie Kerr An immigration lawyer has warned that proposed changes to the visa rules for skilled workers will stunt Scotland’s economic growth and lead to longer term damage to Scotland’s competitiveness on the international stage.

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