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Police officers launch legal challenge against chief constable over misconduct proceedings raised following recovery of private ‘WhatsApp’ messages

A group of ten police officers against whom misconduct proceedings were raised after a detective inv ...

Published 14 November 2018

MacRoberts announces Euan Duncan as chair

MacRoberts LLP announced today that Euan Duncan is the firm’s new chair. The new role will ...

Published 14 November 2018

Views sought in preparation of hate crime bill

The Scottish government is calling on the public to help shape consolidated and modernised hate cr ...

Published 14 November 2018

Russell calls for repeal of 'power curb' law

The "unnecessary" UK law curbing the powers of the Scottish Parliament is undermining devolution a ...

Published 14 November 2018

Lawyers of Tomorrow – Arlene Sleigh

I am a third year student studying Law with Accountancy (LLB) at the University of Aberdeen. I se ...

Published 14 November 2018

Scottish-American lawyer Allan Rooney on laws of success

Allan Rooney, founding partner of Rooney Nimmo and president of the Scottish Bar Association ...

Published 14 November 2018

First Minister celebrates impact of human rights

Human rights has been one of the undoubted successes of devolution, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon ...

Published 14 November 2018

Faculty links to UK-US group and Edinburgh chapel

The Faculty of Advocates has become an unlikely common denominator for a transatlantic fellowship ...

Published 14 November 2018

In pictures... WS Society dinner

Via WS Society: Fabulous WS Annual Dinner on Friday. Very many thanks to Lady Hale for her wonderf ...

Published 14 November 2018

England: Judge calls for strict ethical standards governing AI in the legal sector

A High Court judge has called for the introduction of strict legal and ethical standards f ...

Published 14 November 2018

And finally... future-proofed

A teenager who broke the speed limit on his electric scooter has been slapped with penalty points on ...

Published 14 November 2018

Schoolboy detained for knife attack on fellow pupil wins appeal against custodial sentence

A schoolboy who was sentenced to 12 months’ detention for slashing a fellow pupil with a knife ...

Published 13 November 2018

UK government accused of trying to frustrate Article 50 case

The UK government has been criticised for launching another appeal in the Article 50 legal case. Th ...

Published 13 November 2018

Policy allowing Home Office to target people for deportation using NHS data scrapped

A policy allowing the Home Office to request patient data from the NHS to target people for deport ...

Published 13 November 2018

Slater and Gordon appoints Hayley Johnson as senior associate

Slater and Gordon has appointed Hayley Johnson as a senior associate to its Ed ...

Published 13 November 2018