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MMS boosts oil and gas team

Maclay Murray & Spens LLP (MMS) has appointed Jill Reid (pictured), the former general counsel ...

Published 30 March 2015

Anderson Strathern wins three honours at the Scottish Legal Awards

Anderson Strathern scooped three awards at the Scott + Co Scottish Legal Awards 2015, winning th ...

Published 30 March 2015

England: journalist’s conviction over newspaper payments using 13th century law quashed

The lord chief justice has questioned the use of a 13th century law used to pursue journalists thro ...

Published 30 March 2015

School pupils win through to national debating tournament final

School pupils have won through to the final of the Law Society of Scotland’s national debating tou ...

Published 30 March 2015

Faculty judges Bar National Mock Trial Competition a success

One team took the title, but everyone was declared a winner at the final of the 2015 Bar National Mo ...

Published 30 March 2015

Consultation to look at making revenge pornography and domestic abuse specific crimes

Specific offences for revenge porn and domestic abuse are to be considered as part of a Scottish g ...

Published 27 March 2015

Digby Brown scoops five awards including firm of the year at Scott + Co Scottish Legal Awards 2015

Digby Brown Solicitors were successful across four categories at last night’s Scott + Co Legal ...

Published 27 March 2015

SHRC urges politicians not to weaken human rights after general election

An expert body has urged politicians to strengthen human rights after the general election. The Sc ...

Published 27 March 2015

UK Supreme Court dismisses attorney general’s appeal against publication of Prince Charles’ letters to government

The UK Supreme Court ruled yesterday the letters written by the Prince of Wales to government mi ...

Published 27 March 2015

New office bearers elected Sheriffs’ Association AGM

At the recent annual general meeting of the Sheriffs' Association, the representative body for sher ...

Published 27 March 2015

Holyrood justice committee calls for evidence ahead of considering FAI bill

The Scottish parliament's justice committee has issued a call for evidence as it prepares to cons ...

Published 27 March 2015

Terra Firma hosts taxation in Scotland seminar

Deputy first minister John Swinney MSP was the special guest at a seminar on taxation in Scotland, ...

Published 27 March 2015

Lindsays volunteers hit Edinburgh’s west end for the Great Daffodil Appeal

A bright yellow clad team of six volunteers from Lindsays’ Edinburgh office took two hours out ...

Published 27 March 2015

Raft of promotions at Turcan Connell

Back row from left to right – Rachael Etheridge, Marketing Executive; Frances Muir, Client Cashroo ...

Published 26 March 2015

Man found guilty of knife assault has sentenced cut on appeal over lack of directions on ‘provocation’

A man found guilty of repeatedly stabbing another man after an argument in a pub turned into a fight ...

Published 26 March 2015