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England: Specialist court pilot for financial disputes in divorce to be expanded

A specialist court pilot for handling financial disputes in divorces will be expanded ac ...

Published 3 August 2018

IP firm toasts second Banchory Beer Festival sponsorship

Pictured (L-R): Mungo Finlayson, Douglas Rankin and Guy Finlayson Intellectual proper ...

Published 3 August 2018

France: New sexual violence law tackles wolf-whistling, upskirting and child rape

French lawmakers have approved a new law creating offences around street harassment and child rape. ...

Published 3 August 2018

Our Legal Heritage: Inveraray Jail and Courthouse

The crank machine In the latest of our occasional series, Graham Ogilvy visits Invera ...

Published 3 August 2018

And finally... red tape

A judge ordered that a defendant's mouth be duct-taped after he interrupted court proceedings a doze ...

Published 3 August 2018

Father-of-two secures children’s return to Germany after mother ‘wrongfully retained’ them in Scotland

A Scottish mother-of-two living in Germany who left her German husband after having an affair with a ...

Published 2 August 2018

Family law modernisation consultation extended

Ash Denham The deadline for responses to the Scottish government's family law consultation has ...

Published 2 August 2018

Humanist marriages overtake Church of Scotland for first time

Lynsey Kidd A charity promoting rationality and science has become the largest marriage provide ...

Published 2 August 2018

Dentons awarded highest accreditation from STEP in Scotland

Eleanor Kerr Dentons has been awarded Platinum Employer Partner accreditation in Scotland ...

Published 2 August 2018

Blog: Feel secure in the Scottish courts

Julie Hamilton A Court of Session or Sheriff Court action can be raised for the sole purpose of ...

Published 2 August 2018

David Davis calls for judge-led inquiry into torture and rendition

Former cabinet minister David Davis is calling for an independent, judge-led inquiry into ...

Published 2 August 2018

Andy Knox joins Lanarkshire Community Law Centre as principal solicitor

Andy Knox Andy Knox has been appointed principal solicitor at Lanarkshire Community Law Ce ...

Published 2 August 2018

Ken Dalling: Review of legal aid system reached 'questionable conclusions'

Ken Dalling Earlier this year, Martyn Evans released his “Independent Strategic Review&rd ...

Published 2 August 2018

SLCC launches new guide for solicitors on preventing complaints

Neil Stevenson The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has launched a new guide to help ...

Published 2 August 2018

England: India Club saved from closure

Jawaharlal Nehru A venue in legal London said to be at the heart of the Indian independence mov ...

Published 2 August 2018