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Maureen Watt Regulation of private clinics carrying out dental and other healthcare services, including non-surgical cosmetic interventions will begin next year.

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Paul Pignatelli The Glasgow office of DWF has advised Capita plc, a provider of customer and business process management (BPM) and integrated professional support service solutions, on its acquisition of Barrachd Ltd, software solutions provider and one of IBM’s business analytics partners in the

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Major trials concerning financial disputes worth more than £50 million will have their own court, or "list" under reforms meant to attract international litigants the Lord Chief Justice has said. Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, said the specialist financial court would seal London's reputation as the cent

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A slot machine company has failed in its appeal to the UK Supreme Court against a decision of the Court of Appeal that the winnings from its machines were subject to taxation as they were deemed to be “gaming machines”. President of the Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger, sitting with Lord Reed, Lord

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Laura Hay (pictured) provides an update on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill. The bill was passed by the Scottish Parliament after a Stage 3 debate on 17 June. The commencement date has still to be announced. Extension of Community Right to Buy

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Marks & Clerk in Scotland has received separate accolades from two intellectual property (IP) publications. The Scottish operation of the UK IP firm has been re-awarded “Gold” status in the annual IAM Patent 1000 rankings while Managing Intellectual Property has placed it in the top tier for

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If Sheriff Lorna Drummond QC (pictured) was looking for variety and a change of scenery in her job, she has certainly found it. Sheriff Drummond, based in Tayside, Central and Fife, will be adding to her shrieval duties with her new appointment as Justice of Appeal in the Court of Appeal in the Terr

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A former judge who was jailed for lying to police in the Chris Huhne speeding points scandal has failed in her appeal against conviction. Last May, Constance Briscoe, 57, one of the UK's first black female judges, was handed a 16-month sentence after she was found guilty at the Old Bailey of attempt

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The Law Society of Scotland has launched a survey to find out how the European Union impacts the work of solicitors, ahead of the referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the EU. As with last year's debate on Scottish independence, the Law Society intends to remain neutral on the issue

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