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Host of events for young lawyers this September

After a busy summer, the SYLA is back with a series “So you want to be...” events as wel ...

Published 14 September 2018

Gathering in memory of Michael McGinley to be held next week

An informal gathering in memory of solicitor Michael McGinley will be held next Wednesday in Dunde ...

Published 14 September 2018

And finally... grave error

A law allowing graves to be rented out was the subject of a recent public inquiry. Under an act, re ...

Published 14 September 2018

Grandmother successfully challenges Home Secretary’s decision to dismiss UK family life claim as ‘clearly unfounded’

A grandmother from St Lucia whose application for leave to remain in the United Kingdom on the basis ...

Published 13 September 2018

European Court of Human Rights rules UK's interception regime falls foul of Convention

The UK's bulk interception regime violates article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, jud ...

Published 13 September 2018

European Parliament backs controversial new copyright rules

The European Parliament has given its backing to controversial new copyright rules which c ...

Published 13 September 2018

Revenue at DWF up 18 per cent to £236m

Andrew Leaitherland DWF has announced its results for the year that ended 30 April 2018. Revenu ...

Published 13 September 2018

Harper Macleod's private client team achieves STEP Gold Employer Partner status

Partner Jacqueline Leslie (second from left) receives the firm's accreditation from STEP represe ...

Published 13 September 2018

In pictures... record breakers

  Via @ClochSolicitors: University of Glasgow's Corporate Law Advisory Scheme Project is set ...

Published 13 September 2018

Dentons partners with Women Returners Scotland to help lawyers re-enter the legal profession

Amanda Jones Dentons has announced that it is one of the first law firms to partner with W ...

Published 13 September 2018

Professor MacQueen discusses laws of medieval Galloway

Professor Hector MacQueen has recorded an account of the laws of medieval Galloway with particular ...

Published 13 September 2018

Solved: Mystery of advocate’s wig

An advert in the programme for the Wigtown Book Festival has thrown up its own bit of mystery, in th ...

Published 13 September 2018

Central Law Training and the Scottish Paralegal Association announce CPD collaboration

The Scottish Paralegal Association (SPA) was established 25 years ago. It remains the only associati ...

Published 13 September 2018

And finally... spiced up

All 25 prisons in the US state of Pennsylvania were put on lockdown recently after pri ...

Published 13 September 2018

Drug dealers’ sentences cut following appeal over ‘double counting’ of serious organised crime aggravation

Two drug dealers who were jailed after pleading guilty to being concerned in the supply of cocaine a ...

Published 12 September 2018