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Eric Gilligan joins CMS in Aberdeen

CMS has announced the appointment of Eric Gilligan as an of counsel. He joins from Stronachs where he was a partner and head of its employment law team.

Published 4 November 2019

Three promotions at Lindsays

Lindsays has announced three promotions as part of its ongoing growth.

Published 4 November 2019

Stalking charity to be given funding by Scottish government

A specialist charity that works to support stalking victims will receive government funding for the first time.

Published 4 November 2019

Andy McFarlane: An industry renewed

It is certainly an interesting time for the renewables industry in Scotland. Despite ongoing political (and consequent economic) uncertainty, the revival of the on-shore wind sector following the post Renewables Obligation Certificates (ROCs) downturn continues apace, and shows no sign of slowing down any time soon.

Published 4 November 2019

Anderson Strathern partners with Amiqus

Anderson Strathern has partnered with Amiqus, an Edinburgh-based company that provides online anti-money laundering and client onboarding software to regulated firms.

Published 4 November 2019

‘Future of legal profession in safe hands’

Pupils at Mackie Academy in Stonehaven are the winners of the 2019 Scottish heat of the Bar Mock Trial Competition.

Published 4 November 2019

Chief Coroner: UK government should review terror measures

The UK government should review the system by which public places are assessed as possible targets for terrorists following the London Bridge attack, the Chief Coroner for England and Wales has said.

Published 4 November 2019

SYLA November events

Beyond the Basics – Oral Advocacy

Published 4 November 2019

And finally... if you've got it, flaunt it

Unesco has apologised to an artist whose nude sculptures were covered up with a thong and a nappy.

Published 4 November 2019

Child guardian wins appeal against family judge’s ruling over ‘unjust’ and ‘wholly unsatisfactory’ handling of case

The guardian of a child who was made the subject of a care order has successfully challenged the decision after an appeal court ruled that the judge’s “wholly unsatisfactory” handling of the case amounted to “serious procedural irregularity”.

Published 1 November 2019

European arrest warrant against Clara Ponsatí expected to be reissued

Prosecutors in Spain are preparing to reactivate the European arrest warrant (EAW) issued against former Catalan government minister Clara Ponsatí, a professor at the University of St Andrews, in relation to a disputed 2017 independence referendum.

Published 1 November 2019

Lords committee criticises legislation on providing electronic data to the US

A Lords committee has criticised the presentation of a proposed agreement between the US and UK governments on providing electronic data in order to counter serious crime.

Published 1 November 2019

England: Watchdog review shows fifth of law firms fail on money laundering compliance

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has found that a fifth of law firms in England and Wales are not compliant with the 2017 Money Laundering Regulations.

Published 1 November 2019

New antitrust law centre at Strathclyde University launches

The newly instituted Strathclyde Centre for Antitrust Law and Empirical Study (SCALES) has held a launch event.

Published 1 November 2019

Just Employment Law takes steps to fight pancreatic cancer

Staff at Just Employment Law are walking four million steps this month to raise much-needed awareness and funds for Pancreatic Cancer Scotland.

Published 1 November 2019