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Greg Lowson Almost half of lawyers asked would not recommend their profession to friends and family members, according to new research by Wesleyan, the financial services provider for lawyers.

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Anthony Maton The European Commission has come under pressure from lawyers to release further details of a €1.8 billion fine paid by eight major banks over the Euribor rate-rigging scandal two years ago.

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The European Court of Human Rights has today launched a multilingual Twitter accountECHRPublication reserved for news on case-law publications, translations and the HUDOC case-law database. Registrar Erik Fribergh said: “Over recent years the Court has stepped up its efforts to improve the underst

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A father who left his baby daughter brain-damaged after shaking her and throwing her down on to a couch in a “deliberate and violent assault” has had his seven-and-a-half year prison sentence reduced following an appeal. The Criminal Appeal Court quashed the sentence and imposed a custodial term

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Proposed changes in the law of succession could reduce the number of cases where children of the deceased inherit a share of the estate, the Faculty of Advocates has suggested. In its response to a Scottish government consultation paper, which followed a report by the Scottish Law Commission, the Fa

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The Scottish Legal Action Group (SCOLAG) has endorsed the Scottish government’s planned removal of the three year limitation period in respect of actions for damages for personal injuries for in-care survivors of historical child abuse but believes that it should not be limited to “in-care survi

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