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Burness Paull advises Dandara on PRS deal

Burness Paull has acted for developer client Dandara in a major deal with La Salle Investment Management, for the development of a 292 unit private rented sector (PRS) scheme in Aberdeen.

Published 17 July 2015

Blog: Managing Your Millennials: A User’s Guide

The next generation of workers will work very differently, writes Simon Allison.

Published 17 July 2015

Ex-government worker who filmed up women's skirts jailed

A former government employee has been jailed and placed on the sex offenders register after taking surreptitious videos and photographs up women's skirts.

Published 17 July 2015

Anderson Strathern presents higher education award to Glasgow University

Anderson Strathern’s education group was out in force at the inaugural Herald Higher Education Awards in Glasgow last night.

Published 17 July 2015

Brodies sponsors Maggie's Culture Crawl

Cancer charity Maggie's is bringing its successful fundraising event, the Maggie's Culture Crawl, to Edinburgh for the first time with the support of Brodies LLP.

Published 17 July 2015

Faculty thanked by charity that helps underprivileged youngsters

A first sortie into Scotland by a charity which helps teenagers explore unexpected career paths has been voted a success, with special praise for the Faculty of Advocates.

Published 17 July 2015

England: proposals call for prisoners who study hard to be given early release

Prisoners who study hard while in jail could be allowed to leave early the Justice Secretary, Michael Gove has suggested.

Published 17 July 2015

Owner of dangerous dog which attacked neighbour loses appeal against conviction

The owner of a Staffordshire cross Labrador who was found guilty under dangerous dogs legislation after her pet attacked her next door neighbour has failed in an appeal against conviction.

Published 16 July 2015

ECtHR declares case concerning UK ban on assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia inadmissible

In its decision in the case of Nicklinson and Lamb v the United Kingdom (application nos. 2478/15 and 1787/15) the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has unanimously declared the applications inadmissible. The decision is final.

Published 16 July 2015

UK government to make "substantive amendments" to Scotland Bill

The Scotland Bill introduced to take forward the recommendations of the Smith Commission will be amended substantially by the UK government in the Autumn.

Published 16 July 2015

Couple to test legality of land maintenance company's business model in in Lands Tribunal

A couple are to bring a test case against a company which charges homeowners for maintenance of property it acquires in The Lands Tribunal for Scotland next month.

Published 16 July 2015

Equity partners at SME law firms in UK earn less than salaried partners

Partners at some small UK law firms are seeing no increase in pay despite an uptick in the country's economy.

Published 16 July 2015

Blog: Accountability in banking: new rules for senior managers

An ineffective system of governance for the financial sector is to be overhauled next year, writes Peter Alderdice.

Published 16 July 2015

Review of process supporting independent selection commissions for UK Supreme Court appointments

Lord Neuberger (pictured), President of the Supreme Court, has today welcomed the recommendations of a review of the process for supporting the work of the independent selection commissions established to recommend appointments to the court.

Published 16 July 2015

Strathclyde University to host civil court reform conference

A conference examining the impact of new reforms on Scotland's courts, tribunals and procedures is taking place in Glasgow on 24 August 2015.

Published 16 July 2015