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TLT launches employment law podcast

TLT has launched a podcast to help HR professionals stay up to date with and develop a better understanding of the biggest issues in UK employment law.

Published 8 April 2019

Edinburgh Tax Network | Corporate Tax Update

The Edinburgh Tax Network, in conjunction with Terra Firma Chambers, will present an update on corporate tax on Thursday 25th April 2019 at the Mackenzie Building, Old Assembly Close, Edinburgh.

Published 8 April 2019

Charities share £30,000 donation from Gillespie Macandrew

Three Scottish charities supporting vulnerable young people across the country are to share a donation of £30,000 from Gillespie Macandrew.

Published 8 April 2019

And finally... pride and prejudice

A suspected rhino poacher was killed by an elephant and eaten by a pride of lions after illegally entering a national park.

Published 8 April 2019

Elizabeth Rose: Duty of care owed by junior clinicians clarified

On 22nd March 2019, Lord Pentland found in favour of the pursuer in respect of his medical negligence claim against Greater Glasgow Health Board and awarded £187,606.27 in damages. Lord Pentland’s opinion makes for a rather encouraging read for those who act for pursuers in these often complex actions. In particular, it contains helpful clarification on the duty of care owed by junior clinicians, as well as advocating a common sense approach when it comes to proving causation. Elizabeth Rose, of Drummond Miller, the firm that acted for the pursuer, examines the case.

Published 5 April 2019

FAI finds boxer died in fight that 'should never have taken place'

A Dundee boxer died in a fight that "should never have taken place", according to a fatal accident inquiry (FAI).

Published 5 April 2019

Justice Secretary comments on repeat violent victimisation review

The Scottish government has today published a review of national and international evidence on the extent, prevalence and nature of repeat violent victimisation.

Published 5 April 2019

Transport (Scotland) Bill passes first stage

MSPs have backed the general principles of the Transport (Scotland) Bill, which would ban vehicles that produce high emissions from city centres.

Published 5 April 2019

Stephen Cowan: Summary warrants – could you get bitten?

Stephen Cowan looks at summary warrants and their effects and powers.

Published 5 April 2019

Max Chassels: HMRC tax relief proposals for main residences – what you need to know

On Monday 1 April HMRC launched a consultation regarding two changes to Private Residence Relief (PRR) which were announced in the 2018 Budget. PRR applies to the sale of a property which has been the owner’s only, or main, residence at some point during the ownership period. Max Chassels explains the details of the proposed changes.

Published 5 April 2019

College seeks lawyers interested in volunteering

City of Glasgow College is looking for lawyers interested in volunteering to help its law students.

Published 5 April 2019

US revokes visa of ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has had her entry visa to the US revoked.

Published 5 April 2019

Human rights lawyer jailed for six months after plane assault and racist rant

A Northern Ireland-born human rights lawyer has been jailed for six months after spitting in the face of a cabin crew member following a racist rant on a flight from India to London.

Published 5 April 2019

Uganda: Man becomes lawyer and wins back family land 23 years after dispute

A man who decided to become a lawyer because of his family's experience of a land dispute when he was six years old has managed to win the property back 23 years later.

Published 5 April 2019

Human rights watch

Published 5 April 2019