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Heather Pearson Last week’s media coverage of rising house costs and predictions of a growing private rental sector has again brought the issue of Scotland’s housing needs into focus. But while public perception traditionally favours home ownership, a stronger private rental sector will benefit

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House prices in Aberdeen have remained steady in the second quarter of 2015 but the volume of sales has dropped, according to new figures. A new report published by Aberdeen Solicitors' Property Centre Limited (ASPC), in co-operation with the University of Aberdeen, Business School, Centre for Real

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A man who pled guilty to charge of common law public indecency after a woman performed a sex act on him on the back seat of a bus has failed in a challenge to a sheriff’s ruling to place him on the sex offenders register. Garry McNair, who was sentenced to five months’ imprisonment and made subj

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Kenny Crawford Scottish house prices were up 3.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2015-16 compared to the same period last year, according to new figures from Registers of Scotland (RoS).

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Shami Chakrabarti This week's SLN Spotlight falls on Shami Chakrabarti (pictured), who has been director of Liberty since 2003. She was called to the English bar in 1994 and was a lawyer in the Home Office between 1996 and 2001. She will be discussing themes from her book On Liberty at a CPD-accredi

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Rt Hon. Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada Challenges faced by courts as they advance into the 21st Century provide "opportunities to improve our justice system", according to the Rt Hon. , Chief Justice of Canada .

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Edinburgh Solicitor Property Centre, the leading property marketing company in East Central Scotland, in partnership with BDP Softwarefor Estate Agencies, is celebrating having reached a major milestone in the development of its new e-conveyancing service – ‘Conveyancing Central’. The online s

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Ian Wiggett, assistant chief constable in Greater Manchester Police Policing in Scotland has become a "political football" facing disproportionate scrutiny over simple mistakes, according to senior police officers in England.

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