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David Hossack: I won't see you in court

David Hossack extols the benefits of mediation following the recent public ...

Published 10 October 2018

Zaynab Al Nasser appointed president of Scottish Women in Business

Zaynab Al Nasser, a senior solicitor at Turcan Connell, has been appointed president of Scott ...

Published 10 October 2018

Westwater Advocates’ Christina Ballantyne celebrates 35 years with Faculty Services Limited

Westwater Advocates is celebrating the service of Christina Ballantyne, who today marks the o ...

Published 10 October 2018

Mike Kemp: Time is of the essence

A recent decision in the Court of Session underlines the importance of adhering to the statutory t ...

Published 10 October 2018

UK employers take action to end mental health stigma on World Mental Health Day

Law firms and other employers have taken action to tackle mental health stigma as part of World Me ...

Published 10 October 2018

New partnership launched to tackle rural and remote crime in the north east

A new partnership dedicated to tackling rural crime in the north east and improving safety in remote ...

Published 10 October 2018

Thorntons Solicitors donates iPads to Dundee school

Thorntons Solicitors recently visited Kingspark Primary School in Dundee to donate a batch of iPad ...

Published 10 October 2018

Spain: Doctor found guilty but not convicted in first 'stolen babies' trial

A court in Madrid has found that a former doctor took a newborn baby from its mother during the Fran ...

Published 10 October 2018

And finally... love is in the air

A claimant was reprimanded in Dublin Circuit Civil Court after addressing the judge as "love". Jame ...

Published 10 October 2018

Young offenders cannot get off ‘scot-free’, appeal judges rule in refusing appeals against custodial sentences

Two teenagers who were given custodial sentences after one pled guilty to behaving in a threatening ...

Published 9 October 2018

Sale of closed courts yields only £200,000 in five years

The Scottish government has been accused of “selling the silverware” of Scotland&rsquo ...

Published 9 October 2018

Quarterly criminal courts statistics published in Scotland for the first time

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) has announced plans to publish a new statistical bu ...

Published 9 October 2018

Faculty: End tacit relocation of commercial leases

Support has been voiced by the Faculty of Advocates for ending the tacit relocation of commercial le ...

Published 9 October 2018

Employment Tribunal claims quintuple

The number of Employment Tribunal claims in Scotland has increased fivefold in the past six months f ...

Published 9 October 2018

Robbie Wilson: Expert witnesses need to know about any differences in witness evidence

The dangers of expert evidence in a medical negligence case being based on only one witness's ac ...

Published 9 October 2018