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Video: Professor Jo Shaw launches new book

Edinburgh Law School's Professor Jo Shaw has presented her new book, The People in Question: Citizens and Constitutions in Uncertain Times, at a virtual book launch.

Published 1 July 2020

Spain: Proposed legislation to protect employees working from home

Spaniards who work from home will be given the right to suggest their working hours and to claim teleworking expenses from their employer, under a new bill.

Published 1 July 2020

And finally... You Can't Always Get What You Want

The Rolling Stones have threatened legal action against Donald Trump after he used their songs at his campaign rallies.

Published 1 July 2020

High Court refuses appeal of man convicted of assaulting a baby

The Appeal Court of the High Court of Justiciary has refused an appeal against conviction by a man convicted of assaulting his baby daughter between May and July 2017.

Published 30 June 2020

Fergus Colquhoun joins Terra Firma Chambers

Terra Firma Chambers has announced that Fergus Colquhoun has joined the stable.

Published 30 June 2020

Search begins for a new Dean as Gordon Jackson QC steps down

The Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, Gordon Jackson QC, has stepped down after four years in the post.

Published 30 June 2020

Talented bunch – 17 promotions at Morton Fraser

Morton Fraser has announced 17 new solicitor promotions. The appointments, effective from 1 July, cover the following practice areas: agricultural and rural, banking and finance, commercial property, construction, succession and tax planning, employment and litigation.

Published 30 June 2020

Holyrood committee endorses bill to protect retail workers

The Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee has today announced its unanimous support for the general principles of the Protection of Workers Bill after it published its stage one report on the bill.

Published 30 June 2020

Shepherd and Wedderburn's Lorna Brown receives STEP Excellence Award

Lorna Brown, a solicitor in Shepherd and Wedderburn’s private client team, has received an Excellence Award from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) after achieving the highest mark in Scotland to for the Advanced Certificate in Wills and Executries.

Published 30 June 2020

Andrew Mackenzie appointed to IBA Public Law Committee

Andrew Mackenzie, chief executive of the Scottish Arbitration Centre, has been appointed to the International Bar Association Public Law Committee as its European liaison officer.

Published 30 June 2020

Tech companies in renewables sector urged to secure IP rights

Tech companies operating in the renewable energy sector could cause decades of damage to their market position if they fail to secure their IP rights now, an expert has warned.

Published 30 June 2020

TLT to enter strategic alliance with Dutch firm Holla

TLT has agreed an alliance with Dutch firm Holla.

Published 30 June 2020

And finally... trouble and strife

A judge instructed lawyers in an attempted murder trial to "be nice" to one of the jurors – because she's his wife.

Published 30 June 2020

Property firm loses breach of contract appeal over failed purchase of heritage centre

The prospective purchaser of a heritage centre in South Lanarkshire has lost an appeal against the rejection of their breach of contract claim.

Published 29 June 2020