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Pinsent Masons reappointed as E.ON UK sole advisor

Pinsent Masons has been reappointed as the sole advisor to UK energy company E.ON UK until 2023. ...

Published 12 November 2018

Watch: Professor Philippe Sands QC speaks on human rights in Edinburgh

A lecture on human rights delivered by London-based academic Professor Philippe Sands QC in Edinbu ...

Published 12 November 2018

Blog: ‘Smash and Grab’: The Appeal

Rebecca Barrass provides an insight on a Court of Appeal ruling into a ‘smash and grab&rsquo ...

Published 12 November 2018

And finally... never say die

An 87-year-old man has finished a second set of exams in his bid to become a lawyer. Ibarra Mariano ...

Published 12 November 2018

Advertorial: First Scottish introduce Keeper-induced registration verification service

  Since November 2016, the Keeper has been registering titles using her powers of Keeper-ind ...

Published 12 November 2018

Brexit Secretary’s application to appeal to UK Supreme Court in ‘Article 50’ case refused

The UK government has had an application for permission to appeal to the UK Supreme Court against th ...

Published 9 November 2018

Editorial: In praise of ‘separatism’

The departure of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III from the position of US Attorney Gene ...

Published 9 November 2018

Proposed culpable homicide laws to hold employers to account 'well overdue'

The sister of an electrician killed in a preventable incident at work has backed a bid to reform t ...

Published 9 November 2018

Register of Controlled Interests in Land risks being a sop, warns Holyrood committee

Much of Scotland’s land will remain outside the proposed Register of Controlled Interests in ...

Published 9 November 2018

Lawyers of Tomorrow – Rebecca Shilliday

I graduated in 2016 with a 2:1 LLB (Hons) from the University of Edinburgh and began the Diploma i ...

Published 9 November 2018

Neil Falconer: Loot boxes in the line of fire

Neil Falconer discusses regulation of the highly controversial video game mechanic known as t ...

Published 9 November 2018

Consultation launched on regulation of 'no win, no fee' civil litigation agreements

Views are being sought on the regulation of success fee agreements – which are ‘no win, ...

Published 9 November 2018

Prescription Bill passed unanimously by MSPs

The laws that determine when an individual’s legal rights and obligations are extinguished if ...

Published 9 November 2018

Former Advocate General issues Brexit warning on rule of law in Northern Ireland

The former Advocate General for Northern Ireland has warned that Brexit risks undermining the rule ...

Published 9 November 2018

Book now for 21st Century Bar Conference

Registration is open for the ever-popular 21st Century Bar Conference, which this year has Lord Cl ...

Published 9 November 2018