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Three new members for Scottish Criminal Case Review Commission

The Cabinet Secretary for Justice has announced the appointments of Colin Dunipace, Professor Jim Fr ...

Published 24 August 2015

Plucky lawyers take the plunge for Alzheimer Scotland

Pagan Osborne colleagues Jackie McRae (pictured) and Gillian MacNulty are getting themselves into d ...

Published 24 August 2015

Jesse Jackson tells Edinburgh audience "migrants are neighbours"

Pictured: Jesse Jackson at the Edinburgh International Book Festival (Photo: Alan McCredie) Veter ...

Published 24 August 2015

Alex Salmond to deliver inaugural Thomas Muir lecture tonight

Former First Minister Alex Salmond MP will deliver the inaugural Thomas Muir lecture tonight as part ...

Published 24 August 2015

Three men convicted of 'cuckoo smurfing' in Scots law first

Three men have become the first in Scotland to be convicted for running a sophisticated internationa ...

Published 24 August 2015

Royal Navy worker convicted of culpable homocide after killing with one punch

A worker at Faslane Naval Base has been convicted of killing a man with a single punch after losing ...

Published 21 August 2015

Lindsays residential team welcomes new solicitor

Julie Malone has joined Lindsays' residential conveyancing team in Dundee and will be providing ad ...

Published 21 August 2015

Edinburgh lawyer chosen to contest Labour seat at Holyrood next year

A young lawyer from Edinburgh has been selected by the SNP to contest the single Holyrood seat in ...

Published 21 August 2015

Tony Blair's attorney general calls Chilcot inquiry a disgrace and says chairman has 'lost control'

Former attorney general to Tony Blair, Lord Morris of Aberavon, has called the delays in the Chilc ...

Published 21 August 2015

Man stripped of British citizenship because of al-Qaeda links re-enters UK illegally

A man whose British citizenship was removed by the Home Secretary, Theresa May, because of his all ...

Published 21 August 2015

Actor takes advocates through voice masterclass

An advocate’s voice is a prized asset, and members of the Faculty of Advocates have enjoyed some e ...

Published 21 August 2015

Scots lawyer who removed client files from firm’s office found not guilty of ‘professional misconduct’

A Scots lawyer who removed files from her firm’s office over fears her fellow partner in the busin ...

Published 21 August 2015

QC says Crown 'jumped the gun' in not prosecuting bin lorry driver

The Crown's decision not to pursue the driver in the Glasgow bin lorry crash has been criticised b ...

Published 21 August 2015

Sheriff's blunder reverses sex attacker student's conviction

A university student's conviction for indecent assault has been overturned after an appeal found h ...

Published 21 August 2015

Figures show one third of drivers fail to pay Glasgow city centre bus gate fine

Over a third of motorists have failed to pay fines for driving through a bus gate at Nelson Mandel ...

Published 20 August 2015