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Former SNP leader calls for federalised police force

A former leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) has branded the governance of Police Scotlan ...

Published 20 August 2015

Barrister and peer suggests Iraq Inquiry held up by legal inexperience

A barrister and Liberal Democrat peer has suggested that delays in the release of the Iraq Inquiry ...

Published 20 August 2015

Book review: On Liberty

On Liberty, by Shami Chakrabarti is published by Allen Lane, £17.99, pp208. Shami Chakrabarti w ...

Published 20 August 2015

Andrew Mackenzie appointed to RICS Dispute Resolution Appointments Board

Andrew Mackenzie, chief executive of the Scottish Arbitration Centre, has been appointed as the no ...

Published 20 August 2015

Shami Chakrabarti's Liberty sets sights on Scotland

British civil liberties pressure group Liberty will be "more vigilant and active" in Scotland,  ...

Published 20 August 2015

Ledingham Chalmers to raise money for land workers' charity

Ledingham Chalmers is sponsoring the RSABI Great Glen Challenge, a multi sport event which takes p ...

Published 20 August 2015

Extradition to Poland for ‘minor’ alleged offence would be ‘disproportionate’, Criminal Appeal Court rules

A man accused of fraud has successfully challenged a sheriff’s decision to order his extradition t ...

Published 19 August 2015

Police criticised after volunteers find body in search for tourist

Police Scotland has been criticised for failing to find human remains recovered by volunteers search ...

Published 19 August 2015

Turnover tops £100m at BLM

Risk and insurance law business BLM has revealed its financial results, with turnover hitting £10 ...

Published 19 August 2015

Sexual offences lead increase in Scottish railway crime

The number of sexual offences committed on trains in Scotland increased last year, as Scottish rai ...

Published 19 August 2015

PIRC apologises to senior officer over mishandling of complaints

The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) has apologised to a senior officer whos ...

Published 19 August 2015

Scottish blogger raises thousands for Mars bar thief

Campaigners in Scotland have raised over £15,000 after appealing for donations to cover an English ...

Published 19 August 2015

Bin lorry crash victim's family to apply for private prosecution

The lawyer for the family of a woman killed in the Glasgow bin lorry crash has asked for the fatal a ...

Published 18 August 2015

New managing partner for Marks & Clerk in Edinburgh

Marks & Clerk in Scotland has appointed Paul Chapman as the new managing partner of its Edinb ...

Published 18 August 2015

SLCC: Legal advice does not need to be wrong or negligent to be inadequate for the client

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has welcomed a decision published this week by the ...

Published 18 August 2015