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Philip Rodney joins board of LAR Housing Trust

Former Burness Paull chair, Philip Rodney, has joined the LAR Housing Trust Board as the organisation targets further growth across Scotland.

Published 20 May 2019

Stewart Baillie joins Macnabs as property director

Perthshire law firm Macnabs has appointed Stewart Baillie as director of property for the firm.

Published 20 May 2019

Allan Wernham: Law firms changing for the better

Five years on from Dundas & Wilson’s combination with CMS, we should not mourn the loss of Scottish law firm brands, writes Allan Wernham.

Published 20 May 2019

Faculty members appointed to EHRC panel

A total of 31 members of the Faculty of Advocates have been named on a new panel of counsel in Scotland for the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

Published 20 May 2019

UK government appoints human rights ambassador

The UK government is appointing an international ambassador for the promotion of human rights.

Published 20 May 2019

TLT advises Par Equity on £1.2m Datactics investment

TLT has advised Par Equity, a Scotland-headquartered venture capital firm, on a significant investment in Belfast-based data software company, Datactics.

Published 20 May 2019

Employee share incentives seminar in Edinburgh next month

The Edinburgh Tax Network, in conjunction with Terra Firma Chambers, will present a seminar entitled “Practical aspects of Employee Share Incentives for Private Companies?” on Thursday 27th June 2019 at the Mackenzie Building, Old Assembly Close, Edinburgh.

Published 20 May 2019

And finally... king's ransom

Belgium's former king will be fined €5,000 a day until he agrees to take part in a court-ordered paternity test.

Published 20 May 2019

What’s in a name? – Appeal court dismisses mental health patient’s application to protect identity

A vulnerable woman who was made the subject of a hospital-based care and treatment order has had an application to prevent disclosure of her identity dismissed by appeal judges.

Published 17 May 2019

Presumption against short sentences to extend to 12 months despite concerns

The existing presumption against short prison sentences will be extended from three to 12 months and come into force this summer, subject to the approval of the Scottish Parliament.

Published 17 May 2019

People helping ill relatives to die shown leniency

People who help ill relatives die are being spared jail sentences and shown leniency, it has been claimed.

Published 17 May 2019

Cheesemakers drop legal action against food watchdog as guidelines change

Artisan cheesemakers have dropped legal action against a food watchdog over safety guidelines.

Published 17 May 2019

More than a third of priests bullied at work

More than a third of priests in the Anglican church in Scotland have been bullied, a report has found.

Published 17 May 2019

Howzat? Counsel becomes international cricket umpire

A member of the Faculty of Advocates has hit a six in the world of cricket umpiring.

Published 17 May 2019

Ayla Iridag elected president of the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association

Ayla Iridag has been elected president of the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association, following the organisation's AGM this week.

Published 17 May 2019