What would the Kindly Tenants of Lochmaben make of it all? Our survey to find Scotland’s favourite Scots law expression has turned into the biggest bourach since the violation of the sepulchres after our well-read readers engaged in spirited Twitter discussions that highlighted even more wonderful suggestions.
Published 11 June 2020
From the well-known like the Moorov doctrine and hamesucken to the obscure like stouthrief, Scots law is replete with distinctive phrases and expressions. And with the interest in the Scots language currently on the rise, we thought we would ask Scotland's lawyers to engage in a little lockdown levity and vote for their favourite word or expression.
Published 10 June 2020
As we enter the darkest days we have faced since World War Two, the thoughts of the team at Scottish Legal News are with our readers and their families – but also with the many law firms which have only recently recovered from the crash of 2008 and its consequences. They now face an even greater challenge and not just in the immediate short term.
Published 25 March 2020
Published 23 March 2020
Kate Scarborough, a final year Scots and English law student at the University of Dundee, has been selected for this year’s paid traineeship at Scottish Legal News.
Published 12 March 2020
Scottish Legal News managing editor Graham Ogilvy is to speak to the University of Abertay Law Society on March 25.
Published 10 March 2020
Scottish Legal News is very pleased to welcome legal journalist Margaret Taylor as a contributor.
Published 28 January 2020
Scottish Legal News now has 10,000 followers on Twitter, underlining its primacy as the leading daily news service for Scotland’s legal community.
Published 16 December 2019
Scottish Legal News yesterday reached 13,005 subscribers to its daily newsletter, underlining its primacy as the leading daily news service for Scotland’s dynamic and fast-changing legal community.
Published 10 October 2019
Scottish Legal News has celebrated its 11th anniversary by breaking through the 12,500 subscriber barrier to reach 12,521 readers yesterday.
Published 16 May 2019
We hope you enjoyed our St Patrick’s Day quiz on Friday.
Published 18 March 2019
We hope you’ll have fun with our St Patrick’s Day quiz. Entries close on Monday morning. The winner will be announced in the SLN newsletter on Monday. Happy googling!
Published 15 March 2019
Scotland's lawyers have voted overwhelmingly, by over 76 per cent, in favour of a "People's Vote" on the final Brexit deal.
Published 21 January 2019
Scottish Legal News attracted 614 new readers last year, finishing 2018 with 12,212 subscribers. Twitter followers increased by around the same number to finish the year at 9,310.
Published 14 January 2019
Scottish Legal News is pleased to remind law firms of our earlier commitment to offering free advertising places for traineeships.
Published 9 January 2019