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Land and Buildings Transaction Tax – Where are we now?

Starting soon – a seminar for conveyancers and other land professionals Series begins 26 Nove ...

Published 7 November 2018

Harper Macleod taking on more trainees

Harper Macleod is recruiting additional trainee solicitors to commence in March 2019. The firm's tr ...

Published 7 November 2018

JUSTICE lecture: Can human rights can survive populism?

Populism and human rights will be the subject of a lecture by barrister and academic Professor Con ...

Published 7 November 2018

Dozens of criminal justice charities 'gagged' by public sector contracts under Chris Grayling

Dozens of criminal justice charities have been gagged by public sector contracts which prevent the ...

Published 7 November 2018

And finally... gas at a peep

An American congressman is facing an ethics investigation after his staff allegedly threatened a pro ...

Published 7 November 2018

Too few pathologists the source of delay in releasing murder victims' bodies

Scotland needs more pathologists in order to get the bodies of murder victims back to their families ...

Published 6 November 2018

Law Society of Scotland launches rights of cohabitants consultation

The Law Society of Scotland is asking the legal profession and interested stakeholders for their vie ...

Published 6 November 2018

Bruce Wood: Can Scotland really be the best place to do business?

Bruce Wood reflects on the slow pace of change in updating the moveable transactions regime. ...

Published 6 November 2018

Police officer numbers at lowest since early 2009

The number of police officers has fallen to its lowest level since the start of 2009, new fig ...

Published 6 November 2018

Opinion: Equal protection for children from 'justifiable assault' will help raise responsible citizens

In his recent opinion piece, Willie Mcintyre is correct to highlight the poor reporting that we ha ...

Published 6 November 2018

Significant increase in number of homes coming to market in Edinburgh

From August to October 2018, there was a marked increase of 10.9 per cent in the number of propertie ...

Published 6 November 2018

Dentons advises on sale of family-owned Scottish business Hugh King & Co

Dentons has advised the shareholders of Hugh King & Co Holdings Ltd., a producer of dried mort ...

Published 6 November 2018

Irish law firm appoints first-ever full-time pro bono associate

An Irish law firm has become the first to appoint a full-time pro bono associate. New appointee E ...

Published 6 November 2018

Double celebration at special Faculty/SEMLA event

Lawyers and law students are being invited to a special event to formally launch a new Faculty of ...

Published 6 November 2018

Record £80,000 raised at Digby Brown Winter Dinner Dance

A record £80,000 has been raised to help those living with a spinal cord injury thanks to th ...

Published 6 November 2018