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Good news for construction lawyers

Spring is in the air for the Scottish construction sector and most certainly for our sister publication Scottish Construction Now which is recording soaring traffic on its new website.

Published 20 April 2015

Young lawyers nominated for eco accolade

 

Published 20 April 2015

Jihadist in legal limbo

A former asylum seeker who was convicted for terror offences remains in prison despite having served his sentence, and has launched a new bid for freedom.

Published 20 April 2015

SNP manifesto challenges immigration rules, defends privacy

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has published a manifesto for the General Election that calls for changes to immigration rules in Britain and hits out at the Conservatives' proposed 'snoopers' charter'.

Published 20 April 2015

Former football club director’s action for repayment of loans refused

A former director of a Scottish Championship football team who loaned more than £200,000 to the club has failed in a legal action to recover the money.

Published 20 April 2015

Glasgow law centre in private rental reform bid

Govan Law Centre has launched a campaign which it hopes will give a voice to people in the private rent sector and lead to reforms.

Published 20 April 2015

Lord Neuberger 'fairness in courts' lecture distorted by media

Sections of the media have distorted a lecture given by Lord Neuberger, president of the Supreme Court to suggest he called for Muslim women to be allowed to wear a full veil while giving evidence in court.

Published 20 April 2015

Four solicitors promoted at Morton Fraser

Four solicitors have been promoted to partner at Morton Fraser, bringing the number of new partners at the Scottish law firm in the past year to eleven.

Published 20 April 2015

Estate owner’s application for protected expenses order refused in judicial review challenge to wind farm development

A landowner who is seeking to challenge a decision to grant consent to plans for a new wind farm near his estate has had an application for a protective expenses order refused.

Published 17 April 2015

Advocate criticises Lord Carloway’s comment that corroboration-supporters have ‘transparent self-interest’

The lord justice clerk has been criticised by an advocate for saying his critics have “transparent self-interest”.

Published 17 April 2015

Anderson Strathern considers expansion into north east

Anderson Strathern’s managing partner has said the firm is considering expanding into Dundee and Aberdeen.

Published 17 April 2015

New sheriffs appointed

New Sheriffs have been appointed in South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway and Glasgow and Strathkelvin

Published 17 April 2015

DLA Piper’s Alistair Drummond running for UNICEF at London Marathon

DLA Piper’s Alistair Drummond (pictured) is set to run the London Marathon later this month, in an attempt to raise £4,000 for the firm’s charity partner,UNICEF.

Published 17 April 2015