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Peterkins promotes Caren McNeil to commercial property partner

Pictured (l-r): Caren McNeil and Paul Macallan Peterkins has announced the promotion of Caren M ...

Published 15 May 2018

Addleshaw Goddard reappointed to Co-op legal panel

James Whittaker Addleshaw Goddard (AG) has announced its reappointment to The Co-op's legal pan ...

Published 15 May 2018

ECtHR: Malta ordered to pay out €20,000 after banning Scottish play

The European Court of Human Rights has ordered Malta to pay €20,000 to a theatre company and th ...

Published 15 May 2018

Stalker successfully appeals against ‘excessive’ custodial sentence

A stalker who was sentenced to 21 months’ imprisonment for acting in a “bullying, offens ...

Published 15 May 2018

Thompsons Solicitors opens new Dundee office

Thompsons Solicitors has announced the opening of a new office in Dundee, to be run by newly-promo ...

Published 15 May 2018

Scottish government launches consultation on family law reform

Annabelle Ewing The Scottish government has launched a consultation on how children and victims ...

Published 15 May 2018

Law Society launches online mental health resource to support legal professionals

Eilidh Wiseman The Law Society of Scotland has launched a new mental health resource, Lawscot W ...

Published 15 May 2018

Morton Fraser raise £2,000 for mental health charity

Lawyers from Morton Fraser have raised nearly £2,000 for the Scottish Association for Mental ...

Published 15 May 2018

Personal injury court refuses motion for certification of person as ‘skilled witness’

The All-Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court has published a judgment which deals with the approac ...

Published 14 May 2018

Holyrood to consider introduction of 'stalking protection orders'

Mairi Gougeon The Scottish Parliament is to consider a private members' bill creating a new for ...

Published 14 May 2018

Supreme Court begins hearing mixed-sex civil partnership case

Photo credit:UK Supreme Court The Supreme Court has begun hearing an appeal by a mixed-sex coup ...

Published 14 May 2018

Professor Joe Thomson passes away at 70

Scottish lawyer and academic Professor Joe Thomson passed away over the weekend at the age of 70. H ...

Published 14 May 2018

SCOLAG responds to Carloway on rape trials

Eamon Keane Eamon Keane, solicitor and convener of the Scottish Legal Action Group (SCOLAG), re ...

Published 14 May 2018

Balfour+Manson appoints family law partner in Aberdeen

Anne McTaggart Aberdeen firm Balfour+Manson has strengthened its team in north-east Scotland wi ...

Published 14 May 2018

Holyrood committee backs prisoner voting rights

Christina McKelvie All Scottish prisoners should have the right to vote, the Scottish Parliamen ...

Published 14 May 2018