HMP Greenock indicative of Scotland’s prison crisis

Calls have been made for HMP Greenock to be replaced as soon as possible after a leaking roof forced the closure of 40 cells.

Published 30 July 2021

Sandra Cassels: How can construction businesses work with supply chains to minimise disputes?

For over a year now, we have seen how coronavirus has had a vast impact on the construction industry - from disturbances to both the supply and production of materials needed for projects, to the suspension and closure of sites during lockdowns.

Published 30 July 2021

From paralegal to SYLA president: Chiara Pieri on seizing opportunities

Solicitor Chiara Pieri tells Scottish Legal News about her career journey – from working as a paralegal to qualifying as a solicitor and becoming president of the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association.

Published 30 July 2021

Polish judges unite in support of EU ruling

Thousands of Polish judges and prosecutors have signed an appeal urging authorities to follow recent rulings by an EU court to disband the country's disciplinary chamber for judges.

Published 30 July 2021

Clyde & Co profits up seven per cent to £153.5m

Clyde & Co’s global turnover rose to nearly £640m over 2020/21, while profits climbed seven per cent to £153.5m.

Published 30 July 2021

And finally… not a happy bunny

Lindt has secured a court victory in its attempt to obtain trademark protection for its chocolate golden Easter bunny.

Published 30 July 2021

David McNaughtan and Craig Murray appointed crown counsel

Compass Chambers has announced that David McNaughtan and Craig Murray have been appointed to the role of crown counsel by the Lord Advocate, Dorothy Bain QC.

Published 29 July 2021

England: Ageing bar poses access to justice threat

The average age of barristers has risen substantially in the past three decades, according to a study by the Bar Standards Board.

Published 29 July 2021

Boyd Legal makes double appointment

Fiona Brown and Angie Clay have joined  Boyd Legal.

Published 29 July 2021