Northern Ireland: Ballymurphy families ‘vindicated’ after coroner rules all 10 victims were entirely innocent

Fresh inquests into the 1971 killings known as the Ballymurphy massacre have concluded that all 10 victims were "entirely innocent of any wrongdoing" on the days they were killed.

Published 12 May 2021

Benjamin Bestgen: 52 attempts to make jurisprudence interesting

Benjamin Bestgen, the author of our jurisprudential primer series, reflects on a year of his articles – from their inception in far-flung New Zealand to their conclusion in besieged Jersey.

Published 12 May 2021

Brodies advises on hotel deals worth in excess of £1 billion

Brodies LLP has advised on a number of major international hotel deals in the last six months, worth in excess of £1 billion.

Published 12 May 2021

Scottish Water fined for Fife pollution

Scottish Water has been fined £6,700 at Dundee Sheriff Court after pleading guilty to an incident of water pollution in Fife in 2018.

Published 12 May 2021

Glasgow School of Law to host Human Rights Act event

The University of Glasgow School of Law is hosting the Scotland event of the Independent Human Rights Act Review Roadshow next week.

Published 12 May 2021

Pinsent Masons rolls out equality law practice in Scotland

Pinsent Masons has launched an equality law specialism that supports businesses in managing the cultural and legal aspects of discrimination and inclusion issues.

Published 12 May 2021

MacRoberts focuses on agile working in Edinburgh office move

MacRoberts is moving to Grade A offices at 10 George Street, Edinburgh, which have been designed with a focus on agile working and collaboration between people and clients.

Published 12 May 2021

England: Conversion therapy to be banned under new legislation

Legislation to ban so-called conversion therapy for LGBT people in England and Wales will be brought to Westminster as soon as possible, the UK government has said.

Published 12 May 2021

And finally… law is an ass

A defendant in a criminal case has been sharply rebuked by a judge after logging into a remote court hearing with the offensive name "Buttf*cker 3000".

Published 12 May 2021

Craig Murray jailed for eight months over blog posts

Former diplomat Craig Murray has been jailed for eight months after failing to protect the identities of complainers in the Alex Salmond trial.

Published 11 May 2021