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Three of the world’s top judges found representatives of the Magna Carta barons not guilty of treason, in a special event organised by the UK Supreme Court and the Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Commemoration Committee. The mock trial saw two senior barristers debating whether King John’s actions

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Burness Paull has its eyes firmly on the prize for the 2015 Buccleuch Property Challenge. With a mixed team entered from the firm’s Edinburgh office, training is well and truly underway and they are raring to go – having just missed out on a trophy last year.

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Brian McConnachie QC The Crown has defended its decision not to prosecute the driver of the bin lorry whose vehicle careered out of control in Glasgow city centre last December and killed six people – despite the fact it knew he may have lied to the DVLA about previous blackouts at the wheel – s

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Chris Dickson and Olga Pasportnikov have been appointed as sheriffs of Grampian, Highland and Islands. Her Majesty the Queen appointed Mr Dickson and Mrs Pasportnikov on the recommendation of the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, who nominated them on the basis of a report by the independent Judicial

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One of Scotland’s most notorious court cases, the trial for sedition of the political reformer Thomas Muir of Huntershill, is to be re-examined at an event to mark the 250th anniversary of his birth. The event is being staged by the Faculty of Advocates within Parliament House, Edinburgh - home of

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Two men convicted on terrorism charges were illegally held in solitary confinement for lengthy periods the Supreme Court has ruled. President of the Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger, Deputy President Lady Hale, Lord Sumption, Lord Reed and Lord Hodge unanimously allowed the appeals of Kamel Bourgass an

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Craig Nicol Thorntons has been awarded a place on a panel of legal firms chosen to provide advice and services to the Scottish government along with a wide range of public bodies and agencies.

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