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Legislative change has led to workplace deaths

Scotland has been revealed as one of the most dangerous places to work in the UK with an average of one death every two weeks, according to new figures.

Published 7 November 2019

Met unlawfully banned London protests by Extinction Rebellion

The Metropolitan Police unlawfully banned London protests by environmental movement Extinction Rebellion last month, the High Court in London has ruled.

Published 7 November 2019

Edinburgh Tax Network: IR35 Seminars

The Edinburgh Tax Network, in conjunction with Terra Firma Chambers, will present a two-part series of seminars on IR35.

Published 7 November 2019

And finally... if music be the food of love

A man from Donegal has avoided jail after agreeing to play the fiddle at an event for the man he assaulted.

Published 7 November 2019

Judge rejects legal challenge against Lord Lyon’s decision to change wording of barony titles

A baroness who claimed that a decision by the Lord Lyon King of Arms to change the wording of the titles from “the baron of ...” to “holder of the barony of ...” breached an agreement she entered into with his predecessor in office has had a legal challenge against the decision dismissed. A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the relevant paragraphs in

Published 6 November 2019

Scots lawyers massively in favour of retaining wigs and gowns

A survey conducted by Scottish Legal News has found that a majority of lawyers favour the use of court dress after a practice note from the Lord President this week precipitated a debate on the wearing of wigs and robes/gowns.

Published 6 November 2019

Laura Macgregor first woman to be appointed to chair of Scots law in its 297-year history

Professor Laura Macgregor has become the first woman to be appointed to the chair of Scots law in its 297-year history.

Published 6 November 2019

DAC Beachcroft acquires team from BLM Scotland

DAC Beachcroft has announced that a team of five has joined its Glasgow office from BLM Scotland.

Published 6 November 2019

Sarah Mitchell becomes member of Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners

Sarah Mitchell, a solicitor at Macnabs, has become a member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP).

Published 6 November 2019

Kym Samson promoted to director at Duncan and McConnell Solicitors

Kym Samson has been promoted to director at Duncan and McConnell Solicitors in Dundee.

Published 6 November 2019

Burges Salmon advises BayWa r.e. on corporate PPA with Tesco

Burges Salmon has advised global renewable energy developer BayWa r.e. on its long term corporate power purchase agreement with Tesco plc for a new wind farm at Inverclyde.

Published 6 November 2019

Four judicial members appointed to the Scottish Civil Justice Council

Four judicial members have been appointed to the Scottish Civil Justice Council.

Published 6 November 2019

TLT appoints Andrew Webber as new corporate head

TLT has appointed Andrew Webber as its new UK head of corporate.

Published 6 November 2019

Join the SYLA committee

An opportunity has arisen on the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA) committee for a non-executive member.

Published 6 November 2019

And finally... pricey

The auction house Christie's is being sued over the $39 million sale of a large pink diamond named Princie, “a priceless treasure” from India.

Published 6 November 2019