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£21 million funding to support equality and human rights over three years

Organisations across Scotland will share £21 million funding over three years to "advance human rights, promote equality and tackle discrimination".

Published 4 August 2021

New national facility for families affected by drug use

A new residential rehabilitation facility to support families affected by drug use is to be developed in North Ayrshire.

Published 4 August 2021

Burness Paull partners with The Robertson Trust to provide legal pathway for students

Burness Paull is to partner with The Robertson Trust to offer Scotland’s first 'legal career pathway'.

Published 4 August 2021

Glasgow Caledonian University launches law prize

Glasgow Caledonian University has secured funding from the Clark Foundation for Legal Education for a new undergraduate prize.

Published 4 August 2021

Adrian Hutcheon makes firm commitment to family business

It’s a case of like father, like son, for Aberdeen property lawyer Alex Hutcheon, senior partner and owner of Alex Hutcheon + Co and The Mortgage + Property Centre, and his son Adrian.

Published 4 August 2021

And finally… apples of discord

A dispute between neighbours over an apple tree that allegedly attracts wasps has incurred at least £200,000 in legal costs.

Published 4 August 2021

Helensburgh castle residents fail to challenge ejection decree obtained by trustee in sequestration

A reclaiming motion by two siblings who occupied a castle in Helensburgh against a decree ordering them to vacate the subjects following sequestration has been refused by the Inner House of the Court of Session.

Published 3 August 2021

EU citizens seeking settled status being detained and threatened

European citizens are being detained and threatened with deportation, despite having applied for settled status – contrary to the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

Published 3 August 2021

Partner promotion and senior hire for Anderson Strathern

Anderson Strathern has made a duo of senior appointments, with a partner promotion and a hire to its residential property team.

Published 3 August 2021

Amazon slapped with €746m fine over alleged GDPR breaches

Online retail giant Amazon has been slapped with a record €746 million fine by a data protection watchdog for alleged breaches of the GDPR.

Published 3 August 2021

Addleshaw Goddard sees profits of £136m

Addleshaw Goddard has announced firm-wide revenues of £321 million for the year to 30 April 2021, which represents year-on-year growth of 12 per cent. Total distributable profit was £136m.

Published 3 August 2021

Lawyer of the Month: David Cobb

The renewed attention brought to mental health law by the Scottish government’s ongoing review under John Scott QC renders David W Cobb’s new book particularly timely.

Published 3 August 2021

Law Society adds to criticism of PM over ‘left-wing’ lawyers remarks

The Law Society of Scotland has added to criticism of the prime minister over his remarks last week about the legal profession.

Published 3 August 2021

TLT’s Stephen McGowan publishes new book on Scottish alcohol licensing law

TLT partner and head of licensing in Scotland, Stephen McGowan, has published a book exploring the complex world of alcohol licensing in Scotland.

Published 3 August 2021

Thompsons Solicitors establishes financial misselling unit

Thompsons Solicitors has established a new financial misselling unit.

Published 3 August 2021