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Ireland set to pick up legal business from derivatives market

Ireland is set to pick up more legal business from financial services companies after Brexit followi ...

Published 4 May 2018

Sheriff takes high level of drug deaths into account in sentencing heroin dealer

Credit: Google Street View A sheriff has taken into account the high rate of drug deaths in Dundee ...

Published 3 May 2018

Sheku Bayoh investigation branded a 'national disgrace' as family sues Police Scotland

Aamer Anwar A probe into the death of Sheku Bayoh has been described as a “national disgrace” b ...

Published 3 May 2018

Mother-of-two who left abusive Italian partner wins appeal against order to return children to Italy

A Polish mother-of-two who moved to Scotland with her children after leaving her allegedly abusive I ...

Published 3 May 2018

Harper Macleod part of team advising MPs on Brexit case

Harper Macleod is part of a legal team advising two MPs who have joined a legal challenge in relatio ...

Published 3 May 2018

Lockerbie: Megrahi conviction to be fully reviewed

The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission announced today that it has agreed to accept the curre ...

Published 3 May 2018

Faculty puts forward possible changes to incapacity legislation

The Faculty of Advocates has undertaken a comprehensive review of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotla ...

Published 3 May 2018

England: Government to crack down on 'no-platforming' and 'safe spaces' on university campuses

Sam Gyimah The UK government has announced plans to crack down "no-platforming" and "safe spaces" o ...

Published 3 May 2018

Scottish government suggests changes to EU Withdrawal Bill to 'protect devolution'

Brexit minister Michael Russell (pictured) has reiterated the need for changes to the EU Withdrawal ...

Published 3 May 2018

Drinks industry faces competition law risk in wake of minimum alcohol pricing

Michael Dean Alcoholic drink manufacturers and retailers are being warned that they risk breaching ...

Published 3 May 2018

Lords raise concerns about lack of UK-EU dispute resolution mechanism post-Brexit

A House of Lords sub-committee has called on the UK government to propose an effective system for di ...

Published 3 May 2018

England: Modernisation of courts to result in 6,500 job losses by 2022

Plans to modernise the justice system south of the border will see about 6,500 courthouse and backro ...

Published 3 May 2018

Brodies announces raft of promotions

Pictured (L-R): (top) Louise Kelso, Jane McMonagle, David Lightbody (bottom) Elaine Petterson, Ang ...

Published 3 May 2018

New manager for Thorntons Property in Perth

Pictured: Bruce Renfrew and Jill McCulley Perth estate agency Thorntons Property has appointed ...

Published 2 May 2018

Dundee law students to represent Scotland at prestigious moot in The Hague

Pictured (L-R): Giorgio Ventisei, Conor Kier, Katherine Wade and Megan Anderson A group of Dund ...

Published 2 May 2018