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Shoosmiths acts for M Squared Lasers in health research agreement

Stuart Malcolm Shoosmiths has advised laser developer and manufacturer M Squared Lasers on an agree ...

Published 29 April 2015

Six women successfully invoke Clare's law

Police Scotland have revealed that a pilot scheme that gives women the right to know if their partne ...

Published 29 April 2015

EU scraps trademarks for Louis Vuitton's chequered design

The General Court of the European Union as cancelled two community trademarks registered by Louis V ...

Published 29 April 2015

Libel case pay-out for McCann parents

The parents of missing child Madeleine McCann have been awarded €500,000 in damages after a Portug ...

Published 29 April 2015

Home Secretary wins appeal against Lord Ordinary’s decision on application for leave to remain

The Home Secretary has successfully challenged a Scottish judge’s decision that her refusal of a P ...

Published 29 April 2015

Man who threatened to find and kill sheriff given three year jail sentence

A man who threatened a sheriff in her presence that he would find and kill her has been sentenced to ...

Published 28 April 2015

Man found guilty of having indecent images of children fails in appeal but has extended sentence quashed

A man found guilty of exchanging sexually explicit mobile phone messages with a 13-year-old girl and ...

Published 28 April 2015

Businessman to pay £240k over VAT fraud

A 42-year old businessman who ran a multi-million pound VAT fraud scheme has been ordered to pay £2 ...

Published 28 April 2015

Church warns its ministers they may be sued for refusing to wed gay couples

Church of Scotland officials have warned ministers may be taken to court if they refuse to wed gay c ...

Published 28 April 2015

Scottish house prices up but sales down

House prices rose 13.3 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2014-15, while the volume of sales dropped ...

Published 28 April 2015

Survey finds nearly half of motorists who flout traffic law do so intentionally

Nearly half of motorists who ignore traffic laws have said they do so on purpose because they either ...

Published 28 April 2015

Project to reduce reoffending extended to 2017 with £200,000 boost

Margaret Burgess A pilot project meant to reduce reoffending and support around 750 prisoners and ...

Published 28 April 2015

DLA Piper advises on Heart Of Midlothian FC partnership with Save The Children

DLA Piper has advised Heart of Midlothian football club on a significant partnership with Save the C ...

Published 28 April 2015

Demand for commercial properties up in first quarter of 2015

Demand for commercial property in the UK is growing close to its fastest pace since 1998 and, along ...

Published 28 April 2015

Retired army general faces Troubles death lawsuit

Proceedings have been issued against a retired army general who is being sued over the death of a C ...

Published 28 April 2015