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Mark Hastings and Lewis Richardson add to BTO's solicitor advocate tally

Pictured: Mark Hastings (left) and Lewis Richardson BTO Solicitors LLP has announced that ...

Published 18 September 2018

Seven new solicitor advocates appointed

Seven Scottish solicitors were admitted by the Council of the Law Society of Scotland as solicitor ...

Published 18 September 2018

Prison chiefs reject calls for male-bodied transgender inmates to be separated from other women

Calls to separate transgender inmates from other women prisoners over safety concerns have been ...

Published 18 September 2018

TLT's Karen Cornwell appointed to Pursuers' Panel

Karen Cornwell Karen Cornwell, legal director at TLT, has been appointed to the Pursuers' ...

Published 18 September 2018

Sir Douglas Flint to chair IP Group plc

Sir Douglas Flint Sir Douglas Flint CBE, former HSBC chairman, has been appointed non-executive ...

Published 18 September 2018

Lawyers to gain insight into impact of porn addiction at CPD workshops

The impact of internet pornography on individuals will be the subject of two upcoming half-day wor ...

Published 18 September 2018

In pictures... Solicitors brave Edinburgh Kiltwalk in aid of SAMH

Via Jack Kerr, a senior solicitor at Morton Fraser: Together with seven intrepid colleagues and an ...

Published 18 September 2018

And finally... friendly fire

Police officers responding to reports of machine-gun fire and screams arrived to find a ...

Published 18 September 2018

Taxi driver fails in legal challenge against ‘unfair’ mixed fleet vehicle policy

A taxi driver who claimed that a Scottish local authority’s “mixed fleet” policy w ...

Published 17 September 2018

One third of solicitors are victims of violence or threats

One third of Scottish solicitors who took part in a recent survey have been victims of violence or t ...

Published 17 September 2018

Stock shortage pushes Scots property prices to record high

Jacqueline Law The cost of a home in Scotland has soared to a record high after a summer market ...

Published 17 September 2018

Scottish government criticised over failure to implement victim fund five years after enacting law

Liam McArthur The Scottish government has been criticised for its failure to implement elements ...

Published 17 September 2018

Shipping magnate brings lawsuit worth billions against Fred Goodwin

A shipping magnate is launching another lawsuit against former RBS boss Fred Goodwin for as much as ...

Published 17 September 2018

Man jailed for threatening to 'rise from the dead' and kill sheriff

A man has been imprisoned for threatening that he would rise from the dead and kill a sheriff. Beck ...

Published 17 September 2018

Discrimination claims based on sexual orientation nearly double in a year

The number of claims lodged with the Employment Tribunal alleging discrimination on the grounds of s ...

Published 17 September 2018