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Dentons has announced the appointment of 12 new partners globally, including two in Glasgow. The promotions take effect on 1 May. Over the past 12 months, the firm has also recruited nine new partners across the London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dublin and Abu Dhabi offices.

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The installation of the following sheriff and summary sheriffs will take place tomorrow morning at Glasgow Sheriff Court, in courtroom 8 at 9.30am: All court staff and justice partners are invited to attend.

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The Edinburgh Foundation for Women in Law at Edinburgh Law School has published a briefing note from a roundtable it held last year on the Victims, Witnesses and Justice Reform (Scotland) Bill. The discussion found that while the pilot of juryless trials has the potential to improve the ex

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Govan Law Centre (GLC) has recorded a significant demand for housing law advice and representation services over the last six months. The number of type 3 housing cases – homeless, eviction and housing disrepair cases in courts or tribunals – increased by 112 per cent between Quarter 3 (

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The Crown Office has lodged a first notice to begin the court process for a fatal accident inquiry (FAI) into the death of Lachlan Robertson. Mr Robertson, 61, the owner and skipper of the fishing boat Reul A Chuain, a twin-rigged prawn trawler out of Mallaig, died on 24 June 2021 after falling ove

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A man who perpetrated a massive psychic mass-mailing fraud scheme which stole more than $175 million from over 1.3 million victims has been jailed for 10 years. Over two decades, Patrice Runner, 57, sent millions of letters purporting to be individualised, personal communications from well-known so-

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The UK's lack of legislation protecting striking workers from disciplinary sanctions short of dismissal is in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights, the Supreme Court has unanimously ruled. Trade union UNISON brought the case on behalf of care worker Fiona Mercer, who was suspended by em

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Ann Stewart has been appointed to the Scottish Law Commission. Ms Stewart, a solicitor and professional support lawyer specialising in commercial property, is a member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Property Law Committee and Property and Land Law Reform Committee.

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Fatal motorcycle accidents have skyrocketed in a US state since it repealed a mandatory helmet law. Since Missouri scrapped a law requiring motorcyclists to wear a helmet in 2020, fatalities have increased by 47 per cent, Kansas City Public Radio reports.

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Experts from the University of Exeter, Estonia, Japan, and the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence have joined forces to address the global challenge of clarifying international law in cyberspace. As cyber operations continue to shape global security, the economy and politics the nee

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