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New court rules drafted by the Scottish Civil Justice Council (SCJC) which will implement key reforms to Scotland’s civil courts system come into effect later this month. A raft of significant changes to the civil courts and civil procedure of Scotland will take effect at the start of the new lega

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Fred Goodwin Ex-banker Fred Goodwin has been ordered to cut his 20ft hedge down following a four-year dispute with neighbours.

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Glen Gilson Newcomers Gilson Gray have built on a successful first year in business by recruiting a batch of lawyers from the commercial dispute resolution and insolvency teams of Morisons Solicitors LLP.

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In recognition of the event, his long-time colleague and friend, Sheriff Kevin Drummond QC, wrote: I mentioned casually in conversation to a fishing colleague last week that I was going to Lochnabeithe to visit Ian Hamilton: my colleague doesn’t know Ian and has never met him but he

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From left: Simon Allison, Jack Boyle and Andrew Wallace at the summit of Ben Nevis Three “geeks” from Blackadders Solicitors have put their bodies on the line to complete the “3 Peak Challenge”. This is a gruelling experience which involves scaling the three highest peaks in Wales, England a

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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that time spent travelling to and from first and last appointments by workers without a fixed office should be regarded as working time. The judgment, which takes effect immediately, has been welcomed by trade unions but criticised by business groups who

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(L to R): Chris Dowle, Professor Lorne Crerar, Paul Rutherford and Donald Munro outside the DSR offices at St Olaf's Hall in Lerwick. (Photograph by John Coutts) Harper Macleod LLP has announced its expansion into Shetland after acquiring the business of Dowle, Smith & Rutherford (DSR).

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Voting is now open for the Law Society of Scotland’s Council by-election and solicitors in Edinburgh are being encouraged to make the most of their vote. The Edinburgh constituency will see a contested election after three solicitors put themselves forward to sit on the Council, the Society’s pr

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