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A father and son who, over a number of years, illegally possessed and sold wild peregrine falcon chicks for large sums of money, have been ordered to carry out periods of unpaid work. Both men are also prohibited from possessing or having under their control any bird of prey for a period of five yea

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Armed police officers stormed a hotel after a Harry Potter fan with a wand was mistaken for a knife-wielding lunatic. Police were despatched to the hotel in Enderby, near Leicester, after a member of the public reported seeing a man carrying "a large knife", The Guardian reports.

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The Trusts and Succession (Scotland) Bill was passed at the Scottish Parliament on 20 December 2023 and received Royal Assent on 30 January. Stewart Dunbar looks at two aspects of the Act that impact the individual who created (or plans to create) the trust, known as the truster. It is essential tha

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Deborah Anne Lovell has been appointed as a new part-time legal member of the Scottish Land Court. Ms Lovell has also been appointed by the Scottish ministers as a part-time legal member of the Lands Tribunal for Scotland.

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This year’s Macfadyen Lecture is to be given by Dame Siobhan Keegan, Lady Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, on Thursday 18 April. Her subject will be evaluating the expert witness in the modern legal landscape.

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A village in France has voted to ban people from using their smartphones in public. Seine-Port, a village of fewer than 2,000 people around an hour's drive from Paris, backed the measure in a local referendum earlier this month, The Guardian reports.

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The Law Society of Scotland has been accredited as a leader in diversity, recognising its achievements and commitment to lead workplace best practice in Scotland. The gold status Leader in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity builds upon the Law Society’s initial awar

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Reflecting on 25 years of the Scottish Parliament as well as a focus on the future will be the central themes of plans announced to mark the Parliament’s institutions’ quarter century. The Scottish Parliament plans include a year-long programme of engagement designed to involve people th

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