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Star line-up as Faculty celebrates 100 years of women in law

The President of the UK Supreme Court, Lady Hale, and the Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian, head a stellar line-up of speakers for a special celebration by the Faculty of Advocates of 100 years of women in the law.

Published 23 August 2019

Party litigants’ appeal against council’s refusal of guesthouse development rejected

A couple who challenged a Scottish local authority’s decision to refuse their application to redevelop a building for use as a hotel and guesthouse have had their appeal dismissed.

Published 23 August 2019

Clyde & Co to transfer Edinburgh private client practice to Gillespie Macandrew

Clyde & Co has entered into an agreement to transfer its Edinburgh-based private client practice to Gillespie Macandrew LLP with effect from 2 September 2019.

Published 23 August 2019

Exclusive: Glasgow City Council plans threaten safety net of free advice and legal representation

A council's decision to close a fund supporting the provision of free advice in relation to housing, financial inclusion and social welfare law in Glasgow has been condemned by a leading lawyer.

Published 23 August 2019

New national advice service launched for EU citizens resident in Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland has launched a national advice and legal support service for EU citizens resident in Scotland.

Published 23 August 2019

Gordon Wallace joins Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace

Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCC&W) has announced the appointment of Gordon Wallace as an associate solicitor within the firm's commercial property team.

Published 23 August 2019

BTO's Marion Davis becomes trustee of Edinburgh International Festival

BTO has announced that Marion Davis, a senior associate, has been appointed a member of the Edinburgh International Festival's newly remodelled board of trustees.

Published 23 August 2019

Signal success for Tony Bone Legal

Tony Bone Legal has moved into a new office located on platform 1, Kilmarnock Railway Station.

Published 23 August 2019

Ex-footballer Alan Mackin convicted of harassing lawyers linked to divorce case

A former football club chairman has been found guilty of harassing two lawyers linked to his divorce case.

Published 23 August 2019

In pictures... Legal research success for WS Society interns

Via the WS Society: Congratulations to Charlotte, Richard and Sarah who concluded their legal research internship with a highly accomplished presentation on the Caster Semenya case.

Published 23 August 2019

Aamer Anwar to deliver Jimmy Reid lecture on struggle for justice in Scotland

Solicitor Aamer Anwar is to deliver this year's Jimmy Reid lecture on October 10.

Published 23 August 2019

Dentons votes to combine with South Korean firm

Dentons, which has offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, has voted to combine with Lee International, a law firm in South Korea.

Published 23 August 2019

And finally... head cases

Two people suspected of stealing the heads of an apostle and an Irish sportsman from the National Wax Museum have been arrested and charged.

Published 23 August 2019

Pro-life campaigners lose appeal against protest ban outside abortion clinic

Members of a Christian pro-life campaign group have had a legal challenge against a local authority’s decision to impose a “safe zone” banning protests around an abortion clinic dismissed.

Published 22 August 2019

Justice researchers recommend rape complainers be given their own lawyers

Complainers in sex crime cases should be given independent legal representation to allay their "perception" that the adversarial trial system is "weighted in favour of the accused", according to new research.

Published 22 August 2019