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Susan O’Brien QC Susan O’Brien QC will chair the statutory national public Inquiry into historical abuse of children in care, the Education Secretary, Angela Constance has announced.

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A new bill to increase the transparency of MSPs’ financial interests has been introduced by Stewart Stevenson MSP, on behalf of the Scottish Parliament’s Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee. Published this week, the Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament (Amendment)

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The Law Society of Scotland confirmed its plans to move to new Edinburgh offices at its annual general meeting last night. The move to Atria One on Morrison Street involves the complete sale of the Law Society’s current buildings on Drumsheugh Gardens.

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The Scottish construction, infrastructure and projects team at DWF has advised Transport Scotland on the successful mobilisation of the Caledonian Sleeper and ScotRail franchises. The team, led by Martin Gallaher, advised Transport Scotland on all aspects of procurement and contractulisation for the

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Alistair Morris Following publication of the Scotland Bill today at Westminster, Alistair Morris, president of the Law Society of Scotland, said: “We welcome the introduction of the Scotland Bill into the House of Commons.

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MSPs yesterday rejected the Assisted Suicide Scotland Bill by 82 to 36 votes after a debate in the Scottish Parliament. Had it passed, the bill would have allowed the terminally ill to seek the help of a doctor in ending their life.

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In response to yesterday's Queen's Speech, the Law Society of Scotland has outlined its view on a number of issues including the UK's membership of the European Union and the proposed repeal of the Human Rights Act. The Law Society said it is not taking a position, either in favour or against a refe

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employment Graeme Dickson Graeme Dickson, based at Thorntons in Dundee, has been accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law bringing the number of accredited employment specialists in Thorntons employment team to three, the largest in Tayside, Perthshire and Fife.

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