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Katy Wedderburn: Gender pay gap reporting 2020 – are you ready?

Katy Wedderburn and Kirsty Fryer look at the 2020 gender pay gap regime.

Published 28 November 2019

New measures to help widen participation in jury service

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) is introducing new services to make it easier for people who are hard of hearing or have a visual impairment to serve as jurors.

Published 28 November 2019

Anderson Strathern takes top prize at Herald’s Law Awards of Scotland

Anderson Strathern has been named the Scottish independent law firm of the year at The Herald’s Law Awards of Scotland, while CMS has won the Law Firm of the Year category.

Published 28 November 2019

Lawyers who took on Serco lock-change evictions win top gong at law awards

A collaboration of lawyers who took on a multi-billion-pound national services company to defend the right to a home for 300+ asylum seekers has won the Judges Award at The Herald’s Law Awards of Scotland.

Published 28 November 2019

Ken MacDonald elected president of Society of Advocates in Aberdeen

Ken MacDonald has been elected president of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen.

Published 28 November 2019

International law expert to lecture on a century of war crimes

One of the world’s top scholars on international law will give a public lecture at the University of Aberdeen next month.

Published 28 November 2019

Wealth management expert to speak at SYLA event tonight

If you want to gain a better understanding of how to make your money work harder from both a personal and client point of view then be sure to attend the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association event at Golden Square Wealth Management in Aberdeen tonight.

Published 28 November 2019

And finally... knuckleheads

A former boxing champion spared jail for taking part in an illegal bare-knuckle fight was told by a judge to join a boxing club.

Published 28 November 2019

Damages action over ‘defective’ metal-on-metal hip replacement product dismissed

A former forestry worker who sued two companies which manufactured the components used in his hip replacements 10 years ago has had his action for damages dismissed.

Published 27 November 2019

Bill imposes legal obligation on health boards to provide services for sex crime complainers

A new bill makes it a legal requirement for health boards to to provide direct access to forensic medical services for alleged victims of sex crimes.

Published 27 November 2019

Future of the internet under threat from 'legal arms race' between jurisdictions

The future of the internet is under threat from a "legal arms race" between jurisdictions unilaterally introducing quick-fix measures to address regulatory challenges, a landmark report has warned.

Published 27 November 2019

Wild goose to remain on the menu in Scotland

Wild goose will remain on the menu in Scotland as a pilot legalising the sale of the meat has been extended to the end of January next year.

Published 27 November 2019

Students get a taste of life in the Government Legal Service for Scotland

Law students and graduates from under-represented groups have been finding out more about a legal career in government.

Published 27 November 2019

Call for Papers: Glasginburgh 2020

The second conference in a collaboration between the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow in international law – 'Glasginburgh 200' – will take place next year.

Published 27 November 2019

Event to celebrate a century of women in law

On 23 December 1919, the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act was passed, allowing women to be admitted to the professions.

Published 27 November 2019