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Some senior legal figures in Scotland have suggested the sector is unlikely to see many more mergers. Recent years have seen big names including Dundas & Wilson, McGrigors,Biggart Baillie, Tods Murray and Semple Fraser disappear from the scene.

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Scots lawyers have “serious concerns” about snooping legislation proposed by the UK government that could see their confidential communications with clients intercepted. The Law Society of Scotland expressed concern about the consequences of the draft Investigatory Powers Bill for legal professi

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A Scots lawyer who embezzled over £1 million has been struck off by the Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal (SSDT). SSDT investigators found David Lyons, 64, had been involved in numerous illegal practices.

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Scotland's court service has only sold a single former courthouse after a series of controversial closures begun more than two years ago according to BBC Scotland. Between November 2013 and January 2015 the Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service (SCTS) closed ten sheriff courts.

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A new police unit is being deployed across the Scottish rail network following increasing reports of anti-social behaviour by football fans. British Transport Police (BTP) said a dedicated football unit within the force consisting of uniformed and plan-clothes officers would identify and deter troub

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Dr Maureen Kinsler Dr Maureen Kinsler has been appointed international chairman of Marks & Clerk, an intellectual property service provider, and the UK’s largest firm of patent and trade mark attorneys.

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