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Sir Stephen Sedley to deliver Human Rights lecture in Edinburgh

Sir Stephen Sedley, former Judge in the Court of Appeal for England and Wales is to deliver Edinbur ...

Published 13 May 2015

Andy Coulson perjury trial begins on Friday

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson will go on trial this Friday accused of committing perj ...

Published 12 May 2015

Edinburgh tram inquiry makes call for evidence

Lord Hardie, chairman of the inquiry Members of the public have been invited to submit written evid ...

Published 12 May 2015

Law Society to leave Drumsheugh Gardens

The Law Society of Scotland is moving to a new office in Edinburgh later this year, the professional ...

Published 12 May 2015

Coroner slates G4S over death of Scottish bodyguard

Coroner Joanne Kearsley A private security guard who shot and killed two ex-servicemen in Iraq was ...

Published 12 May 2015

Holyrood considers extending to a five-year term

Voters could be asked to elect the next intake of MSPs for a five-year term to avoid an electoral c ...

Published 12 May 2015

Faculty concerned over use of summary sheriffs in FAIs

The Faculty of Advocates has voiced reservations about allocating fatal accident inquires (FAIs) to ...

Published 12 May 2015

NHS 24 sues company over call handling software contract dispute

NHS 24 is suing a software company following a contractual dispute over the terms of an agreement to ...

Published 12 May 2015

A weekend of Conflicts and Tensions for Jurisdictions Conference

Left to right: David Barniville, SC, Chairman of the Bar Council of Ireland, Gordon Jackson, QC, Jam ...

Published 12 May 2015

Human trafficking bill to be debated by MSPs

Members of the Scottish Parliament are set to debate the Scottish Government's Human Trafficking and ...

Published 12 May 2015

Thorntons opens new office in Cupar

Scottish legal firm Thorntons has invested in a new Cupar office, moving from its current location i ...

Published 12 May 2015

Shoosmiths advises on £6m firm expansion

Shoosmiths partner Alison Gilson Shoosmiths has provided "exceptional advice" to a Scottish commerc ...

Published 12 May 2015

Army veteran to gain work experience thanks to Scottish Veterans Residences

Law firm Balfour+Manson LLP is to welcome Army veteran Adam Powell for work experience this week tha ...

Published 12 May 2015

Amal Clooney heads to Belfast to take on Troubles case

Amal Clooney (pictured) is set to travel to Belfast next month to meet nine claimants who want the ...

Published 11 May 2015

Family law team joins Brodies

Simpson & Marwick's family law team is joining Brodies LLP. Partners Shaun George, Richard Sm ...

Published 11 May 2015