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Justice Secretary's 'pragmatic and measured approach' to railway policing merger welcomed

Humza Yousaf Plans to merge British Transport Police with Police Scotland may never come to fru ...

Published 19 September 2018

Average price of property in Scotland up 3.2 per cent on previous year

The latest publication of Registers of Scotland's monthly UK House Price Index shows that the averag ...

Published 19 September 2018

England: Academic suggests abolishing juries in rape trials

An academic has suggested that juries be abolished in rape trials, leaving judges to decide cases, T ...

Published 19 September 2018

Bridget McGuire appointed senior solicitor at Thorntons

Pictured: Bridget McGuire (left) and Margaret Allan Thorntons has announced the appointment of ...

Published 19 September 2018

Gillespie Macandrew partner Colin Hamilton becomes solicitor advocate

Colin Hamilton Colin Hamilton, a partner at Gillespie Macandrew, has become a solicitor advocat ...

Published 19 September 2018

CMS launches new initiative for high growth Scottish start-ups

Allan Wernham CMS Scotland is launching an initiative aimed at helping Scottish-based intellect ...

Published 19 September 2018

Gillespie Macandrew sets sights on growth

Robert Graham-Campbell Gillespie Macandrew's chief executive officer has spoken to The Herald a ...

Published 19 September 2018

John Scott QC to lead discussion on Scotland's biometrics regime

The Scottish government's proposed Biometric Data Bill will be the subject of a discussion led by Jo ...

Published 19 September 2018

Join this year's Legal Walks in Glasgow and Edinburgh to help protect access to justice

Legal professionals still have a couple of weeks left to sign up for this year's Scottish Legal Walk ...

Published 19 September 2018

And finally... snake charming

New research has uncovered incidents of men kissing cobras in a bid to use their venom a ...

Published 19 September 2018

Rapist convicted after spiking girls’ drinks loses appeal over alleged ‘misdirection’ on corroboration

A man found guilty of rape and sexual assault after spiking his victims’ drinks has had an app ...

Published 18 September 2018

Police chiefs watchdog hits out at 'lengthy and damaging' investigations

Philip Gormley The body representing Scotland's most senior police officers has hit out at watc ...

Published 18 September 2018

Pinsent Masons litigator Jim Cormack appointed Queen’s Counsel

Jim Cormack Pinsent Masons’ partner Jim Cormack has been appointed Queen’s Cou ...

Published 18 September 2018

Vialex opens Berwick office in first move south

Pictured: Keith Anderson and Rachel Stewart Vialex is opening a satellite office in Berwick-Upo ...

Published 18 September 2018

Steven McDonald appointed consultant solicitor at Inksters in Edinburgh

Brian Inkster (left) and Steven McDonald Inksters Solicitors is expanding its presence int ...

Published 18 September 2018