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DAC Beachcroft has relocated to new offices in Glasgow. Taking inspiration from the firm’s global headquarters at the Walbrook Building in London, the new Glasgow office at Sutherland House, 149 St Vincent Street has been designed to provide colleagues with a blend of work and collaborative sp

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The UK Supreme Court, in partnership with Royal Holloway, University of London, has launched an online course. Entitled Inside the UK Supreme Court: Its Role, Its Work and Cases that Affect Us All, the two-week course, delivered by FutureLearn, a social learning platform, is designed to increase kno

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In December 2021, the Scottish government published its terms of reference for the Scottish Covid-19 inquiry, to be chaired by Scottish judge, Lady Poole. The overall aims of the inquiry are to investigate the strategic handling of the Covid-19 pandemic in a number of areas in order to establish the

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Shoosmiths has opened an office in Brussels and recruited experienced lawyer Kiran Desai to meet growing client demand for European Union competition, regulatory and trade law advice. Dual-qualified in Belgium and in England and Wales, Mr Desai was previously the EU competition law leader at EY Law

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Amnesty International has called on the Kazakhstani authorities to release journalists and activists who have been arbitrarily detained for their coverage of mass protests across the country over the past week, as the number of individuals arrested reaches close to 10,000. The human rights organisat

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The Guardian has published an obituary of Professor Anthony Bradley QC. "For a country without a written constitution, the UK was fortunate in having the authoritative and industrious Anthony Bradley among its leading constitutional experts. His work, spanning seven decades, shone a clear light on t

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A doctor fighting for the rights of children, a nun helping destitute women and a Zambian man looking to end marginalisation are all in the running for this year's Robert Burns Humanitarian Award (RBHA).

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A court has upheld the sacking of two police officers who ignored an ongoing robbery to continue playing Pokémon Go. Los Angeles police officers Louis Lozano and Eric Mitchell were recorded dismissing a call to assist with the robbery while boasting of catching rare Pokémon in the mobi

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Former Law Society of Scotland registrar, David Cullen, is to join Douglas Mill Consulting. "When I heard David was leaving LSS after 30 years of sterling service, I called him to congratulate him and to see what his plans were. Asking him to come on board was a no-brainer. He has years left in the

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Lithuania has given a Guantanamo Bay detainee €100,000 in compensation after allowing the CIA to torture him at a site near the capital Vilnius. Abu Zubaydah's payout follows a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights, which found that the country had fallen foul of the European Convention

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Justice Secretary Keith Brown has said “credible and consistent” alternatives to custodial sentences are necessary in order to stem the number of people being imprisoned in Scotland. Speaking to the justice and social affairs magazine 1919 – which is entirely funded by the Sco

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PracticeEvolve Group, incorporating Linetime and SOS, have released a new e-learning platform, designed to improve user ability when employing their chosen software. The new platform, EvolveCommunity, incorporates a host of collaborative features designed to ensure users embrace the future of legal

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Global business leaders have concerns about decisions and omissions made by artificial intelligence (AI) systems despite their wide adoption in the private sector, a survey by Dentons has found. The vast majority (81 per cent) of businesses cited personal data protection as a significant concern, ye

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