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Penrose Inquiry: McGuire calls for Scotland to follow ROI example in compensating victims

The findings of the Penrose Inquiry, which looked at the contamination of NHS blood supplies betw ...

Published 26 March 2015

Police Scotland to hold back crime figures until after general election, blaming poor IT system

Police Scotland has been criticised for holding back serious crime figures until after the general e ...

Published 26 March 2015

Brodies named UK national/regional law firm of the year

Brodies LLP was last night named "UK National/Regional Law Firm of the Year" at the Legal Business ...

Published 26 March 2015

Assessing psychological trauma: current issues in 2015

Chartered psychologists Dr Richard Cosway (pictured right) and Dr Hugh Koch (pictured below) discuss ...

Published 26 March 2015

Four new staff appointed to Glasgow University School of Law

Jill Robbie The University of Glasgow School of Law has announced the appointments of four ne ...

Published 26 March 2015

New legislation to give communities a say in public spending

A change to the Community (Scotland) Empowerment Bill agreed by the local government and regenerati ...

Published 26 March 2015

England: Court of appeal rejects challenge to government’s plan for criminal legal aid

The Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment which could result in members of the public being den ...

Published 26 March 2015

‘Manila Principles’ launched at conference on human rights and the internet

At an international conference in the Philippines on human rights and the internet this week a coali ...

Published 26 March 2015

Gillespie Macandrew announce location and opening date of Glasgow office

Ian Turnbull Gillespie Macandrew LLP will open its first office in Glasgow on Monday, 30th March, a ...

Published 25 March 2015

SSSC successfully challenges sheriff’s ruling that article 6 ECHR is ‘engaged’ during conduct committee proceedings

The regulatory body for social workers in Scotland has successfully challenged a sheriff’s ruling ...

Published 25 March 2015

Penrose Inquiry findings into contaminated NHS blood published today

The inquiry into contamination of NHS blood supplies resulting in thousands being infected with He ...

Published 25 March 2015

Criminal justice reforms deliver ‘disunited kingdom' says new report

Five years on from the last general election, a major assessment by the Centre for Crime and Justice ...

Published 25 March 2015

Lord advocate and dean of Faculty give opposing views on protections for trafficking victims

Speaking before a Holyrood committee, the lord advocate, Frank Mulholland QC and James Wolffe QC, de ...

Published 25 March 2015

Law Society and Faculty respond to Home Office consultation on interception of communications

The Law Society of Scotland and the Faculty of Advocates have responded to theHome Office's consult ...

Published 25 March 2015

Mark Stewart QC joins Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Mark Stewart QC Compass Chambers have announced that Mark Stewart QC has become a member of t ...

Published 25 March 2015