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Justice committee says human trafficking bill should not ban purchase of sex

A Holyrood committee has said the buying of sex should not be criminalised under new human trafficki ...

Published 27 April 2015

Scottish policewomen call for same period of maternity leave as in England

Female police officers in Scotland have called for the same maternity rights as officers in England ...

Published 27 April 2015

Home Office denies unions access to Dungavel amid reports of detainees refusing food

Attempts to investigate reports of asylum seekers being denied food and living in poor conditions at ...

Published 27 April 2015

Cyclists call for 'presumption of liability' against motorists in civil cases

Cycling accident campaigners have called for a presumption of liability against motorists to be intr ...

Published 27 April 2015

Geoforensics expert to help Crown in search for remains of schoolgirl in half-century old case

The lord advocate has enlisted the help of a geoforensics expert to find the remains of a girl who w ...

Published 27 April 2015

Law Society Council candidates announced

Eight of the 10 seats due to be filled on the Law Society of Scotland’s Council this year will see ...

Published 27 April 2015

Shepherd and Wedderburn act for Green Highland Renewables Limited in sale to Ancala Renewables

Shepherd and Wedderburn acted for the shareholders of Green Highland Renewables Limited in the sale ...

Published 27 April 2015

Morton Fraser advises Rockspring on £56m commercial property deal

Morton Fraser represented international investment group Rockspring Property Investment Managers in ...

Published 27 April 2015

SCOLAG Legal Journal April 2015

The Scottish Legal Action Group's (SCOLAG) SCOLAG Legal Journal April issue provides a wide-ranging ...

Published 27 April 2015

Recommended pay rates for trainees to increase by two per cent from June

The Law Society of Scotland's council has agreed to a two per cent increase in pay rates for trainee ...

Published 24 April 2015

Client who claimed Scots legal firm ‘acted without authority’ in concluding missives sues lawyers

A client of a Scottish legal firm who failed to pay the purchase prices for three houses but claimed ...

Published 24 April 2015

Justice committee welcomes Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill measures

The Scottish parliament's justice committee has today supported the general principles of a bill th ...

Published 24 April 2015

Pilot project to tackle child grooming launched by police

A pilot project to combat child grooming have been launched by Police Scotland and health and social ...

Published 24 April 2015

High hedges legislation used again in neighbour dispute

A couple have used high hedges legislation to force their neighbour to prune her 50ft trees which ...

Published 24 April 2015