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The parents of a man who was killed after being struck by a car as he walked across a zebra crossing have failed in an appeal over the level of damages they were awarded. Judges in the Inner House of the Court of Session refused the reclaiming motion by James Currie and Margaret Currie, who were awa

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The next series of "Parliament Days" have been announced, with three more locations across Scotland set to host the Scottish Parliament over the coming months. Parliament Days aim to take the Parliament out of Edinburgh and into communities around Scotland, inspiring local people to take an interest

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Glasgow City Council has appointed lawyer Annemarie O'Donnell its new chief executive to replace George Black, who retires next month. Ms O'Donnell was chosen by the appointment of the senior officers committee recently.

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Improved standards for hospital nutrition and catering are to be introduced, and the Scottish Government will consult on making them legally binding, health secretary Alex Neil (pictured) said this week. The improvements are part of a package of measures being introduced to build on the progress alr

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Two legal specialists are to join Edinburgh and Fife legal company Pagan Osborne, creating a new family law offering. Partner Jackie McRae, who is also a qualified social worker, will be heading up the new unit within the leading legal, financial and property company from early 2015 along with solic

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A number of appeals by the Crown against decisions at Dundee Sheriff Court to throw out cases as a result of police and prosecutor failures have been abandoned. The president of the Dundee Bar Association, solicitor advocate Jim Laverty, called the process “a complete waste of time”.

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The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission is not required to ascertain whether the terms of a solicitor's file notes are agreed by a complainer before reaching a decision on the admissibility of a complaint, a judge in the Court of Session has ruled. Caroline Oliphant sought leave to appeal a decisio

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