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Digby Brown represents listeria victims in action against supermarkets

Mark Gibson Digby Brown Solicitors is representing victims of listeria poisoning, who are raisi ...

Published 12 July 2018

Audrey Ferrie: Licensed trade faces hangover following new rules

Audrey Ferrie The licensed trade in Scotland is facing an almighty hangover caused by the legal ...

Published 12 July 2018

Scottish house sales resist national slowdown

Scottish housing market activity continues to grow in contrast to a slowdown in the rest of the UK, ...

Published 12 July 2018

Home Office to pay £50k to man unlawfully detained and separated from daughter

Janet Farrell The Home Office has agreed to pay out £50,000 to a man who was un ...

Published 12 July 2018

England: Government court reforms fail to address 'serious problems' with justice system

Lord Pannick QC UK government plans to reform the courts service fail to address any of the &ld ...

Published 12 July 2018

Guantánamo prisoners challenge indefinite detention

Lawyers representing eight long-term detainees at Guantánamo Bay argued in federal court yest ...

Published 12 July 2018

Book review: Scottish Legal History Volume 1: 1000 – 1707

Writing a textbook is not an easy endeavour. Not only is it regarded by the broader academic communi ...

Published 12 July 2018

‘Limbs in the loch’ killer fails in legal bid to purchase personal prison laptop

A prisoner who challenged a decision to refuse his request for permission to purchase a personal lap ...

Published 11 July 2018

HMRC succeeds in VAT appeal to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed an appeal by HMRC in a case in which it refused a company& ...

Published 11 July 2018

Brodies reports eighth consecutive year of revenue growth and uptick in profits

Nick Scott Brodies reports that in its financial year to 30 April 2018 revenues grew to £ ...

Published 11 July 2018

Facebook issued record £500,000 fine over failure to safeguard user information during Brexit vote

Facebook broke the law during the Brexit referendum – by failing to safeguard people&rsqu ...

Published 11 July 2018

European bars and law societies urge end to 'purge' of Polish judiciary

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) has urged the Polish government to ...

Published 11 July 2018

Matt Farrell: Break Notices in Scotland - actual receipt and terms of the notice

Matt Farrell Break notices are precarious enough, but some recent cases have suggested that the ...

Published 11 July 2018

Scottish government publishes 'easy read' Victims' Code

Humza Yousaf An ‘easy read’ version of the Victims’ Code for Scotland has bee ...

Published 11 July 2018

Orkney solicitor wins seat on Law Society of Scotland Council

Orkney solicitor Serena Sutherland has earned the votes of her Highlands and Islands colleagues to b ...

Published 11 July 2018