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Stacy Campbell joins Macdonald Henderson

Macdonald Henderson has appointed Stacy Campbell as commercial property director. Ms Campbell joi ...

Published 13 November 2018

Lawyers of Tomorrow – Ross McGowan

I have recently completed the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Strathcl ...

Published 13 November 2018

Human rights commissions call for Common Travel Area to be put on firmer legal basis

Human rights commissions on both sides of the Irish border have called for a new UK-Ireland treaty t ...

Published 13 November 2018

David Lorimer: Criminal cases in civil courts

Aberdeen University PhD candidate David Lorimer has written an article analysing the probabilities ...

Published 13 November 2018

Brodies team to brave the Arctic for Maggie’s Cancer Centres

Five intrepid explorers from Brodies LLP will be taking on the Arctic to raise funds for Maggie's ...

Published 13 November 2018

Our Legal Heritage: The trial of Oscar Slater

SLN reflects on one of Scotland's most famous miscarriages of justice as a new play – Oscar Sl ...

Published 13 November 2018

And finally... flyboy

A convicted fraudster escaped jail – for a while – by booking a flying lesson and asking ...

Published 13 November 2018

Man convicted of rape fails in ‘fresh evidence’ appeal despite complainer’s retraction

A man found guilty of the repeated rape of a former partner who claimed he was the victim of a &ldqu ...

Published 12 November 2018

Gillespie Macandrew appoints commercial property specialist Andrew Yule

Gillespie Macandrew has announced the appointment of commercial property lawyer Andrew Yule as leg ...

Published 12 November 2018

Scottish prosecutors counselled for 'vicarious trauma' after abuse cases

Hundreds of Scottish prosecutors and case workers have been given counselling for "vicarious trauma" ...

Published 12 November 2018

Rona Mackay to bring forward 'stalking protection orders' bill

A private members' bill to create a new form of protection order in cases of stalking will be brou ...

Published 12 November 2018

Professor Alan Watson

Professor Alan Watson, who served as professor of civil law at the University of Edinburgh from 19 ...

Published 12 November 2018

Alan McIntosh: Broken laws not the prescription for solving problem debts

Alan McIntosh writes on problem debt ahead of tomorrow's meeting of the Economy, Energy and Fair W ...

Published 12 November 2018

Faculty crowns first winners of Mike Jones advocacy prize

The Faculty of Advocates has named Megan Dewart and Michael Way the first winners of The Mike ...

Published 12 November 2018

Elaine Motion: Brexit case highlights how language matters in both law and politics

Elaine Motion, executive chairman at Balfour+Manson, writes on the significance of language in the ...

Published 12 November 2018