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England: CPS fined £325,000 over loss of sensitive video recordings

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has been fined £325,000 by the Information Commissioner&rs ...

Published 17 May 2018

Lady Hale to deliver first lecture in Scotland since taking up UKSC presidency

Lady Hale The Supreme Court’s contribution to the development of devolution jurisprudence ...

Published 17 May 2018

Auschwitz trial documents added to UNESCO world memory register

Survivors at the camp who were liberated by the Red Army in 1945 Documents from the Auschwitz t ...

Published 17 May 2018

US: 'Historic' $500m settlement reached in Larry Nassar gymnastics sex abuse lawsuit

US gymnasts who were sexually abused by their doctor, Larry Nassar, are set to receive a $500 millio ...

Published 17 May 2018

Property professionals urged to help young homeless

Not having a place to call home is one of the most stressful situations a person can find themselves ...

Published 16 May 2018

England: European requalification rules relaxed to attract English lawyers after Brexit

Regulators in France and Belgium are allowing English lawyers to requalify even if they do not speak ...

Published 16 May 2018

Mackinnon Advocates to host top criminal law CPD event this month

Mackinnon Advocates Glasgow, in conjunction with The Faculty of Solicitors of the Highlands, will ho ...

Published 16 May 2018

UK police forces told to address concerns over facial recognition systems or face legal action

The UK’s police forces must address concerns over the use of facial recognition technology or ...

Published 16 May 2018

Police digital disclosure failings under Westminster spotlight

Police officers dealing with digital disclosure are under-trained and often unaware of what they are ...

Published 16 May 2018

Blog: Glendoe Tunnel – the collapse of reasonable skill and care?

Rebecca Barrass Rebecca Barrass looks at the litigation surrounding the Glendoe Hydro-Electric ...

Published 16 May 2018

MPs reject 'Leveson 2' for second and possibly last time

Brendan O'Hara Proposals for a second public inquiry into the conduct of the press have been de ...

Published 16 May 2018

David Young QC appointed sheriff

David Young QC A senior member of Faculty has been appointed a sheriff by Her Majesty the Queen ...

Published 16 May 2018

Solicitors encouraged to complete anti-money laundering registration ahead of deadline next month

An ever-increasing focus on anti-money laundering (AML) controls within the legal profession has see ...

Published 16 May 2018

Scottish Land Commission: Land access a critical barrier for new entrants

Bob McIntosh Land access is a critical barrier for new entrants to agriculture in Scotland ...

Published 16 May 2018

UK government urged to remove Withdrawal Bill clauses constraining Scottish devolution

The Scottish government has has urged the UK government to remove the parts of the EU Withdrawal Bil ...

Published 16 May 2018