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Notice: Deadline extended for Faculty scholarship applications

The Faculty of Advocates has announced an extension to the deadline for applications for scholarship ...

Published 12 September 2018

Thorntons recruits 11 new trainees

Pictured Back (L-R): Angela Robertson, Lindsay Cross, Alex Dawson, Colin Graham, Hayley Blackman ...

Published 12 September 2018

Lawyer at heart of murder mystery to host fascinating evening this November

A fascinating murder mystery will be the subject of an evening of discussion with an American lawyer ...

Published 12 September 2018

MacRoberts sponsors Social Enterprise World Forum 2018

MacRoberts is a key sponsor of the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) in Edinburgh this week. Ten ...

Published 12 September 2018

England: Bogus immigration lawyer jailed for fraud

Credit: Google Street View A woman has been found guilty of fraud by false representation ...

Published 12 September 2018

And finally... Christmas crackers

Ireland's advertising watchdog has upheld a complaint against a nightclub that lied about fake snow, ...

Published 12 September 2018

High Court issues judgment on discount rate to be applied to penalties in road traffic cases

Where a motorist has pleaded guilty to road traffic offences and the sentencing process involves the ...

Published 11 September 2018

Duties on public bodies to promote equality 'effectively wishful thinking'

A policy of forcing public bodies to reduce inequality has had little effect, an investigation has f ...

Published 11 September 2018

Sixty-five per cent of all land in Scotland now registered

Registers of Scotland (RoS) has now registered 65 per cent of land and property titles (around 1.8 m ...

Published 11 September 2018

Lindsays welcomes seven new trainees

Pictured (L-R): Rachel Salmond, Rebecca Leslie, Kirsty Martin, Kendall Allan, Samantha Miller, C ...

Published 11 September 2018

Investors sue Volkswagen for €9.2bn in German court

Car maker Volkswagen has gone on trial in Germany in the first court case against the firm over the ...

Published 11 September 2018

Law schools offered opportunity to hold moot final before a justice of the Supreme Court

Credit: UK Supreme Court The UK Supreme Court is offering 12 free slots for graduate law s ...

Published 11 September 2018

Alan Grosset

The Scotsman has published a full obituary of sports lawyer Alan Grosset. "[He]... was a highly reg ...

Published 11 September 2018

CMS named employer of the month by Scottish government body

Chris Rae CMS has been named Scotland’s Employer of the Month in recognition for its work ...

Published 11 September 2018

England: Victims' Commissioner to receive new powers

David Gauke Proposals to help complainants, whom the UK government refers to as "victims", have ...

Published 11 September 2018