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The senior president of tribunals has announced that judges in the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal should no longer be addressed as “Sir/Madam”, but solely as “Judge”. The announcement explains that moving solely to “Judge” uses modern and simpl

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On International Women Human Rights Defenders Day Arnot Manderson Advocates pays tribute to women in Kenya who stand up for equality and human rights. Every 29 November, International Women Human Rights Defenders Day highlights the efforts of hundreds of thousands of women who work tirelessly to def

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As one of those who earnestly laboured at Glasgow University some years ago to teach Nicola Sturgeon Scots law, I have to admit that we failed miserably in making our classes on democracy understood. Following this week's Supreme Court rejection of her government's plea to be allowed to hold a secon

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A new duty is being proposed in Scotland that would require employers to pay for transport home for staff working late night shifts, writes Audrey Ferrie. Scottish Greens MSP Maggie Chapman is working with Unite Hospitality and others to prepare a members’ bill which would require compani

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In a five part series for Scottish Legal News this week, BTO partner Cat MacLean tells the story of an epic legal battle with the Clydesdale Bank. She explains the reality of litigating against a huge opponent with bottomless pockets, the cost and funding of litigation and the need to find leve

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In a five part series for Scottish Legal News this week, BTO partner Cat MacLean tells the story of an epic legal battle with the Clydesdale Bank. She explains the reality of litigating against a huge opponent with bottomless pockets, the cost and funding of litigation and the need to find leve

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In a five part series for Scottish Legal News this week, BTO partner Cat MacLean tells the story of an epic legal battle with the Clydesdale Bank. She explains the reality of litigating against a huge opponent with bottomless pockets, the cost and funding of litigation and the need to find leve

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Dr Kirsteen Shields – senior lecturer in international law and food security at the University of Edinburgh, at the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Systems – reflects on the most recent discussion of the Land and Human Rights Forum (LAHRAF), exploring food systems' concerns relate

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In a five part series for Scottish Legal News this week, BTO partner Cat MacLean tells the story of an epic legal battle with the Clydesdale Bank. She explains the reality of litigating against a huge opponent with bottomless pockets, the cost and funding of litigation and the need to find leve

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In a five part series for Scottish Legal News this week, BTO partner Cat MacLean tells the story of an epic legal battle with the Clydesdale Bank. She explains the reality of litigating against a huge opponent with bottomless pockets, the cost and funding of litigation and the need to find leve

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The Scottish Law Commission (SLC) has proposed a major change to the rules that govern the termination of leases of commercial property in Scotland, giving landlords and tenants greater flexibility. In a new report the SLC concluded that the Scots law doctrine of “tacit relocation”

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This week is Adoption Week 2022 in Scotland. It is an annual event, which celebrates adoption, and is funded by the Scottish government. The theme of this year's event is "adoption: the connection with past, present and future families." Adoption allows individuals a unique pathway to parenthood, an

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