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Deloitte: UK CFOs gear up for stronger recovery as business sentiment hits new high

There is a record level of business optimism amongst the UK’s finance leaders, according to a new report from Deloitte.

Published 12 April 2021

Urfan Dar raises vital funds for children’s hospital in Palestine

Solicitor Urfan Dar is taking on a cycling challenge in aid of Al-Rantisi children's cancer hospital in Gaza, Palestine.

Published 12 April 2021

Spain: Reform of secrecy laws to cast light on civil war and Franco regime

The Spanish government has begun reforming the secrecy regime that prevented papers from the civil war and Franco's dictatorship from being published.

Published 12 April 2021

And finally… wedding ringer

A scorned judge who took revenge on her cheating partner by "marrying" him in a sham ceremony with an impersonator has been ordered to retire.

Published 12 April 2021

Ex-civil partner of suddenly deceased woman allowed proof in respect of breach of contract claim

A woman who had contracted with her former civil partner, now deceased, to contribute towards the repayment of a mortgage on her home in exchange for acquiring joint title to the property has been allowed a proof before answer in respect of her case.

Published 9 April 2021

Fraud probe into Rangers was based on Panorama documentary, court hears

A senior detective told a witness that a fraud probe into Rangers FC was predicated on the findings of a BBC documentary, a court has heard.

Published 9 April 2021

Douglas J. Cusine: Questions around the Salmond redactions

Former sheriff and member of Quis, Douglas J. Cusine, raises further questions the group has about the Salmond inquiry and the role of the Scottish Parliament Corporate Body.

Published 9 April 2021

European Court of Human Rights backs Czech Republic over mandatory vaccinations

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has backed the Czech Republic on mandatory pre-school vaccinations in a case that predates the pandemic.

Published 9 April 2021

Session Cases At 200: ‘I am poor now and cannot marry, but I will marry her’

Lord Woolman relates a case that deserves to be better known. Vote for your top three Session Cases here.

Published 9 April 2021

Scottish Solicitors Bar Association formed to defend criminal solicitors

A new organisation has been formed to defend the interests of criminal solicitors.

Published 9 April 2021

Homelessness workers to get lawyer-led training from Shelter Scotland

Shelter Scotland has announced a new two-year project to empower organisations working on the frontline with people experiencing homelessness.

Published 9 April 2021

SLN Interview: Chris Stewart on making headway for clients with catastrophic injuries

Margaret Taylor interviews Digby Brown's Chris Stewart, whose team was last year named Catastrophic Injury Team of the Year at the 2020 Personal Injury Awards.

Published 9 April 2021

England to follow Scotland’s lead on remote jury centres

Authorities south of the border are to follow Scotland's lead and open remote jury centres.

Published 9 April 2021

SYLA: Connecting Trainees – May 2021

After the launch of its Connecting Trainees series in February, the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association is to bring the sessions back next month.

Published 9 April 2021

Quote of the day

There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel.

Published 9 April 2021