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Fears of England becoming 'maintenance capital' in divorce cases exaggerated

Jane Mair Claims that England could become the "maintenance capital" of the UK after an artisto ...

Published 18 May 2018

Blog: Outer House arguments over lawfulness of abortion treatment at home

Dr Robert Brett Taylor and Dr Adelyn L M Wilson summarise a judicial review case, currently at aviza ...

Published 18 May 2018

SYLA elects Jessica Weir as president and welcomes new committee

Jessica Weir Jessica Weir, a banking and finance solicitor at Brodies has been elected pre ...

Published 18 May 2018

England: Bar watchdog to tackle discrimination of women barristers

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has announced how it intends to work with the profession to eliminat ...

Published 18 May 2018

UK government to strengthen Brexit position through Lords appointments

The UK government is planning to strengthen its position on Brexit through a series of a ...

Published 18 May 2018

Our Legal Heritage: Statue of George Kinloch

In the third of our occasional series looking at Scotland's legal heritage, both grand and obscure, ...

Published 18 May 2018

Clarification

On 11 May we ran an article entitled 10 Essential Steps to Renewing your Law Firm’s Profession ...

Published 18 May 2018

Man convicted of historical rape of sister and cousin wins appeal against ‘excessive’ nine-year sentence

A man who was sentenced to nine years‘ imprisonment after being found guilty of historical sex ...

Published 17 May 2018

Prosecution watchdog critical of COPFS right to review scheme and complaints handling

The Crown Office's failure to notify complainers of decisions not to prosecute and its "lack of prog ...

Published 17 May 2018

Law Society raises concerns over proposed changes to road traffic offences

Drivers accused of ‘minor’ road traffic offences should retain the right to go to court ...

Published 17 May 2018

Professor Joe Thomson

The Scotsman has published a full obituary of Professor Joe Thomson, who passed away on 12 May at th ...

Published 17 May 2018

Blog: Is it time for ‘knock-for-knock’ to be knocked out?

Laura Petrie The face of UKCS contracting is changing, and rapidly so with the introduction of ...

Published 17 May 2018

Lords Select Committee appointed to examine Bribery Act 2010

The House of Lords has today appointed an ad hoc select committee to consider and report on the Brib ...

Published 17 May 2018

Family law specialists address European Parliament on implications of Brexit

Rachael Kelsey Four panellists from the Brexit and Family Law Group were invited to s ...

Published 17 May 2018

Blog: Fair but discriminatory dismissal

David Hoey David Hoey looks at the the Court of Appeal's decision in City of York v Grosse ...

Published 17 May 2018