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Aberdeen Law Project recognised by Supreme Court President

The Aberdeen Law Project (ALP) has received a letter from the President of the Supreme Court on the occasion of its tenth anniversary.

Published 10 September 2019

Blackadders trainee raises thousands of pounds for Educate The Kids

A trainee at Blackadders has raised vital funds for charity after organising a ball for Educate The Kids.

Published 10 September 2019

And finally... bottom line

A court has ruled by a majority that the rectum is "inherently personal and private" after limiting how police can perform body cavity searches.

Published 10 September 2019

Man found guilty of gangland ‘execution’ loses legal bid to amend grounds of appeal

A man found guilty of a Glasgow gangland murder has had an application to amend the grounds of his appeal against his conviction refused.

Published 9 September 2019

Boris Johnson warned over threats to ignore law

Scottish Conservative MSP Professor Adam Tomkins has said Prime Minister Boris Johnson must resign if he is unwilling to follow the law.

Published 9 September 2019

MacRoberts celebrates 18 promotions and welcomes 10 new trainees

MacRoberts welcomed 10 new trainees to the firm last week on the same day it announced a raft of promotions across the business.

Published 9 September 2019

Brodies adds shipping and transport specialists as activity in the sector increases

Increased levels of transactional work, coupled with strong activity in ports and demand for risk management and dispute resolution services is driving growth for shipping and transport specialists at Brodies LLP.

Published 9 September 2019

Animal Welfare Bill aims to protect service animals

New legislation is to be introduced to provide more protection for service animals such as police dogs and horses, otherwise known as Finn's Law in honour of police dog Finn who was attacked by a suspect.

Published 9 September 2019

Unsuitable temporary accommodation legislation to cover people facing homelessness

The Scottish government is to extend a seven-day limit on unsuitable temporary accommodation to protect people at risk of homelessness.

Published 9 September 2019

Eight solicitors qualify at Thorntons

Thorntons is celebrating the appointment of eight newly-qualified solicitors following a two-year traineeship.

Published 9 September 2019

Shepherd and Wedderburn banking and finance team reports £13.4bn year-on-year deal value growth

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s banking and finance team has reported another strong year for deals, with the value of transactions rising by 10 per cent (£13.4 billion) in the 2019 financial year to 30 April.

Published 9 September 2019

Excellence recognised at Ian Moir and Company with rebrand

Ian Moir and Company has undergone a rebrand to recognise the work of partner Paul Sweeney.

Published 9 September 2019

Rooney Nimmo welcomes NQ Agne Zasinaite

Rooney Nimmo has announced the appointment of Agne Zasinaite.

Published 9 September 2019

England: New app allows barristers to report bullying and sexual harassment

The Bar Council has partnered with a Silicon Valley company to create an app for barristers to report bullying and sexual harassment.

Published 9 September 2019

Shoosmiths trio complete Buccleuch property challenge

Three solicitors from Shoosmiths' office in Edinburgh swapped their desks for trainers on Friday when they headed to picturesque Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries and Galloway to participate in the annual Buccleuch Property Challenge.

Published 9 September 2019