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Session Cases At 200: Age of innocence

Angela Grahame QC's favourite entry in Session Cases is Duke of Argyll v Duchess of Argyll 1962 SC (HL) 88. Vote for your top three Session Cases here.

Published 14 April 2021

Gillespie Macandrew advises bookseller Topping & Company

Gillespie Macandrew has advised independent bookseller Topping & Company on the acquisition of premises.

Published 14 April 2021

Iain Penman: Permanent changes to Scotland’s bankruptcy laws following Covid-19

Iain Penman discusses the changes to Scotland's bankruptcy laws in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 14 April 2021

Restorative and criminal justice expert Professor Tim Chapman joins Strathclyde

An eminent academic is to join the University of Strathclyde’s Centre for Law, Crime & Justice as a visiting professor.

Published 14 April 2021

Aberdeen students to represent Scotland at international competition

Two students from the University of Aberdeen Law School will represent Scotland in an international competition this summer after winning the national event last week.

Published 14 April 2021

Book your place at the Faculty’s free World IP Day Conference 2021

Time is running out to secure a spot at the Faculty’s 13th World Intellectual Property Day Conference 2021.

Published 14 April 2021

McGovern Reid Court Lawyers gains Living Wage accreditation

McGovern Reid Court Lawyers has become the first legal aid firm in Scotland to be accredited as a Living Wage employer.

Published 14 April 2021

SYLA: So you want to be an advocate?

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Published 14 April 2021

And finally… run rabbit run

The largest rabbit in the world has been stolen from a garden in England, police have said.

Published 14 April 2021

High Court refuses extradition appeal by Bulgarian man wanted in Romania for driving without licence

The High Court of Justiciary has refused to grant leave of appeal against the decision of a sheriff to extradite a Bulgarian man to Romania in order to serve a prison sentence there for driving without a licence.

Published 13 April 2021

UK government refers Holyrood bills to Supreme Court

The UK government has referred bills passed at Holyrood to the Supreme Court on the basis they are ultra vires of the Scotland Act.

Published 13 April 2021

Insolvency expert Yvonne Brady joins Morton Fraser

Morton Fraser has appointed one of Scotland’s most respected restructuring and insolvency lawyers, Yvonne Brady, as head of strategy for restructuring and insolvency. 

Published 13 April 2021

CMS announces five new partner promotions in Scotland

CMS has announced five new partner promotions in Scotland.

Published 13 April 2021

Session Cases At 200: Nominative case

In a fine example of nominative determinism, Laura Dunlop QC tells the tale of a dispute over a common name. The case? Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company Ltd v Dunlop Motor Company Ltd 1907 SC (HL) 15. Vote for your top three Session Cases here.

Published 13 April 2021

EU Commission opposes UK’s application to join Lugano Convention

In an unexpected development, the European Commission has reportedly opposed the UK's application to accede to the Lugano Convention.

Published 13 April 2021