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Lord Brailsford A golfer hit on the head by an errant golf ball has won £10,000 in damages after a judge ruled that the incident was "reasonably foreseeable".

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP Resistance to Conservative plans to repeal the Human Rights Act continue to grow with the First Minister saying SNP MPs will join other opposition parties in an attempt to block the plans while shadow Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer has predicted that the House of Lo

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Morisons has completed its move to a new Edinburgh office at 1 Exchange Crescent in Conference Square. The practice, which has 19 partners, around 100 staff, and another office in Glasgow, has relocated to the larger Edinburgh premises as part of its ongoing growth, which has been underscored by a s

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Philip Rodney and Ian Wattie have been re-appointed as chairman and managing partner respectively of Burness Paull. Mr Rodney said they would approach the roles "with energy and excitement", having led the firm since its creation out of the 2012 merger between Burness in the Central Belt and Paull &

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Lecturers at the University of Edinburgh Law School have been awarded a global legal consultancy to provide guidance for the Food And Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). Dr Elisa Morgera, senior lecturer in global environmental law, and Dr James Harrison, lecturer in international

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The Scottish Legal Action Group wishes to express its serious concerns over the UK government’s proposed repeal of the Human Rights Act 1998 and introduction of a "British Bill of Rights". In our view the most detailed policy document produced by the Conservative Party to date on the topic; (“Pr

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The makers of the video game Grand Theft Auto are taking legal action against the BBC over a TV drama charting the rise of the series. Take-Two Interactive, parent company of Rockstar North, which is based in Edinburgh and makes the series has filed a case against the BBC over trademark infringement

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JK Rowling has seen "her reputation restored" after her solicitor read out a Daily Mail apology to the author in London's High Court. The newspaper, which published a 2013 article making false claims about the author, printed an apology and paid damages in May 2014, but challenged Rowling's right to

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