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Business leaders outline blueprint for Scotland’s future economic success

Scotland must address eight core issues in order to seize export opportunities and build an economy fit for the future, according to a study by the Fraser of Allander Institute.

Published 19 March 2019

Lawyers for Bloody Sunday victim's family make contempt complaint against Gavin Williamson

Lawyers for the family of a Bloody Sunday victim have contacted the Attorney General for Northern Ireland to complain about comments made by Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson.

Published 19 March 2019

Heroin main class A drug seized in 2017-18

Heroin was the main class A drug seized by Police Scotland in 2017-18.

Published 19 March 2019

Refusal to impose civil liability on forum host for vulgar comments did not violate victim's article 8 rights

A woman in respect of whom vulgar comments were made on an internet forum suffered no violation of her article 8 right to respect for private life after a court refused to impose civil liability on the forum's host.

Published 19 March 2019

Expert panel to argue need for public inquiry into undercover policing

The Scottish Legal Action Group is holding an event to discuss the need for a public inquiry into undercover policing in Scotland this month.

Published 19 March 2019

Young legal talent heading to Edinburgh for UK mock trial final

Hundreds of senior school students from throughout the UK will descend on Edinburgh this weekend, seeking to be crowned Bar Mock Trial Competition national champions.

Published 19 March 2019

And finally... on a roll

A local police department was left red-faced after accidentally ordering 24,000 rolls of toilet paper.

Published 19 March 2019

Amenity area maintenance burden did not create ‘monopoly’, Sheriff Appeal Court rules

A property management company has successfully challenged a sheriff’s decision that a burden requiring homeowners in a housing scheme to contribute to the costs of maintaining open ground in the estate owned by the maintenance company was void because it created a “monopoly”.

Published 18 March 2019

Solicitor advocate Lesley Anderson opens new law firm in Falkirk

Solicitor advocate Lesley Anderson has opened a new law firm in Falkirk, Lesley Anderson Law.

Published 18 March 2019

Laura McIntosh joins CMS as it targets further growth in Scotland

Laura McIntosh has joined CMS as a partner after 12 years at Dickson Minto.

Published 18 March 2019

Boyd Legal appoints Kelly Matthews as associate in Kirkcaldy

Boyd Legal Solicitors announced the appointment of Kelly Matthews as an associate at the firm's new Kirkcaldy office.

Published 18 March 2019

Rooney Nimmo teams up with Chinese law firm

Scottish-American law firm Rooney Nimmo has announced a new partnership with a Chinese law firm to expand its global reach.

Published 18 March 2019

Winner of our St Patrick's Day quiz revealed

We hope you enjoyed our St Patrick’s Day quiz on Friday.

Published 18 March 2019

Brenda Mitchell: Victims must have the right to see collision investigation reports

Brenda Mitchell, senior partner at Motorcycle Law Scotland, writes on issues with current practice around collision investigation reports.

Published 18 March 2019

Plans to make private parking fines fully enforceable in Scotland under consideration

The Scottish government is considering plans to make private parking fines fully enforceable in Scotland by extending keeper liability to private car parks.

Published 18 March 2019