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Blog: Patently not dominus litis – Reactec Ltd v Curotec Team Ltd

Duncan Batchelor, Ralph Cox and Lyndsey Combe take a look at a recent IP case revolving around liability and the true party behind the litigation.

Published 28 July 2021

Drug users offered same-day support to reduce drug-related deaths

An East Ayrshire project is offering same-day support for people seeking help for drug use through an initiative introduced ahead of new treatment standards for Scotland.

Published 28 July 2021

TLT reports £100m turnover ahead of 2025 strategy

TLT has reported an 11 per cent increase in turnover to hit £110 million as announced a new strategy to 2025.

Published 28 July 2021

WBD’s Edinburgh private wealth team earns Chambers ranking

Womble Bond Dickinson's (WBD) private wealth team in Edinburgh has been highly ranked in the 2021 Chambers and Partners High Net Worth guide.

Published 28 July 2021

England: More funding to ensure accommodation for prison leavers

More than 140 councils across England have been awarded a share of over £13 million to help find longer-term accommodation for prison leavers.

Published 28 July 2021

And finally… horse sacrifice

A collector in Germany has lost a legal battle to reclaim Hitler's monumental horses that once stood outside the Reich Chancellery.

Published 28 July 2021

Outer House awards over £300,000 in damages to family of man killed in cherry picker accident

The relatives of a young man who was killed when he was knocked out of a cherry picket by a tour bus have been awarded £315,000 in damages for loss of society after their success in an action against the operators of the coach and their insurers in the Outer House of the Court of Session.

Published 27 July 2021

New allegation of malicious prosecution against Crown Office

A new allegation of malicious prosecution has been made against the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.

Published 27 July 2021

England: Legal aid in need of urgent reform

Legal aid in England and Wales is in urgent need of reform to ensure that the most vulnerable can have access to justice, a report by the House of Commons Justice Committee has found.

Published 27 July 2021

Sylvia McCullagh joins Balfour and Manson

Balfour and Manson has appointed Sylvia McCullagh to its property team as the market continues to pick up after the Covid-19 slowdown.

Published 27 July 2021

Lindsay Bryce Mackay: Pandemic prompts re-examination of inheritance and gift taxes

It was inevitable that the impact of the pandemic on the world’s economy would once again throw a spotlight on the revenue-raising potential of inheritance and gift taxes, writes Lindsay Bryce Mackay.

Published 27 July 2021

Addleshaw Goddard: Scottish firms report increase in activity levels

Business activity has risen in Scotland as the wider economy continues to reopen, according to Addleshaw Goddard's latest Scottish Business Monitor report.

Published 27 July 2021

New office for Edinburgh firm Joseph G Boyd & Co

Joseph G Boyd & Co Court Lawyers has opened a new office.

Published 27 July 2021

Post Office Horizon scandal and the presumption of computers’ reliability

Barrister Stephen Mason has written about the Post Office Horizon scandal and the "underlying legal cause of the scandal – that computers are presumed to be reliable".

Published 27 July 2021

Paw and Order campaign launched to address spike in dog theft

Police managed to solve a mere two per cent of dog theft cases in the UK last year.

Published 27 July 2021