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Holyrood Secondary School have been hailed as winners of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) national schools public speaking competition held at Parliament House. Mairin Campbell-Thow and Rose Usher, both 13 and in S2 at the Glasgow school, teamed up to triumph in a keenly contes

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A sheriff conducting a fatal accident inquiry into the death by hanging of a prisoner in HMP Barlinnie has concluded that there were no recommendations he could make to help prevent similar deaths. The deceased, Scott Hannah, died on 27 November 2019 within his cell at 6:50am. The inquiry heard evid

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Criminal law barristers have overwhelmingly voted to strike as part of their legal aid dispute with the UK government. Following a ballot of 2,500 members, the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) said it would pursue "the highest form of escalation", consisting of "days of action combined with both no re

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Hundreds of kilograms of cocaine have been turned over to police by baffled supermarket workers after being discovered in shipments of bananas from Colombia. The drugs – totalling around 998 kilograms, worth nearly £70 million – were mistakenly delivered to a number of Czech superm

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Scottish solicitor Margaret Gribbon has dealt with many serious employment issues and cases over the years. Her experience dates back to her days of working for the Equal Opportunities Commission, followed by the Citizens Advice Bureau, and as a trade unionist before she qualified as a lawyer in the

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Nearly half of Scottish lawyers say representing clients in remote courtrooms is worse than in-person, according to a new survey. Accountancy firm Henderson Loggie surveyed dispute resolution and family lawyers across Scotland ahead of an expected post-pandemic increase in the volume of disputes wit

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Solicitors are invited to see a beta version of the new caveats portal on Thursday 23 June 2022. Two sessions will take place on the 23 June 2022. The first session will take place at 11am and will be repeated at 4pm.

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Having chosen the cheapest option, McDonald’s is to pay a record €1.25 billion to the French authorities to avoid prosecution for alleged tax evasion. The fast food giant will pay a fine of €508 million and settle a bill of €737 million for tax it failed to pay between 2009 and

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Demonstrating further commitment to the Scottish market, Westcor is delighted to welcome Laura Lapsley and Caroline Tait to its office in Glasgow Laura joins as a Commercial Underwriter having worked previously at another major title insurer for the last 7 years.

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a list of providers it intends to authorise when the pre-paid funeral plans industry comes under its regulation from 29 July. Twenty-four firms are on the list, including the largest funeral plan providers. Together these firms hold approximately 8

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Scotland has pardoned former miners convicted of certain offences related to strike action in the 1980s. The legislation passed by MSPs ensures a collective and automatic pardon for miners involved in strike action which extends to members of a miner’s household and other close family members

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