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Malaysian asylum-seeker granted leave to challenge decision to reject ‘fresh claim’ over fear of religious persecution

A Malaysian national seeking asylum in the UK who claimed that she was the victim of violence in her ...

Published 9 August 2018

Scottish Lib Dems second guess upskirting convictions

Liam McArthur Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP has written to t ...

Published 9 August 2018

Drop in profits at Weightmans after year of investment

John Schorah Weightmans LLP has reported increased turnover and a drop in profits in the l ...

Published 9 August 2018

Scottish government provides asylum seeker charities with emergency funding

Aileen Campbell In response to the possibility of asylum seekers in Glasgow facing homelessness ...

Published 9 August 2018

Strathclyde Law Clinic wins funding award for housing rights project

John Duff The University of Strathclyde Law Clinic has received a £2,880 funding award fr ...

Published 9 August 2018

Robert Sutherland to scale Kilimanjaro next month in aid of Children 1st

Terra Firma advocate Robert Sutherland is set to trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro next year ...

Published 9 August 2018

England: People with 'stretched' finances most likely to be litigants in person

People with "stretched" finances who are ineligible for legal aid are the least likely to instruct l ...

Published 9 August 2018

Gilson Gray supports football festival in aid of musical therapy for children

Jess Mackie A football festival raising money for a programme of musical therapy for children s ...

Published 9 August 2018

SLCC releases new easy read and plain English materials for consumers

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has received the "crystal mark" from the Plain Engli ...

Published 9 August 2018

Argentina: Abortion law reform bid defeated in the Senate

Senators in Argentina have rejected a proposal to overhaul the South American country's restrictive ...

Published 9 August 2018

And finally... whodunnit

The BBC is going to court in a bid to force Microsoft help track down the source of a Doctor Who lea ...

Published 9 August 2018

Advertorial: Lord Hope’s diaries recounting life at the bar and bench out now

Lord Hope Lord Hope’s Diaries is the title of a series of books which covers the whole of ...

Published 9 August 2018

Assault case dropped after sheriff upholds ‘oppression’ complaint against Crown 

Two men accused of assault who each took a plea in bar of trial after the Crown decided not to call ...

Published 8 August 2018

Police Scotland told to apologise over firearms debacle

Kate Frame The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) has recommended that Poli ...

Published 8 August 2018

Allan Wernham made head of CMS in Scotland

Allan Wernham CMS has announced the appointment of Allan Wernham as its managing director ...

Published 8 August 2018