England: CPS 'slowed down' CCTV footage to incriminate accused - Scottis...
The lawyer for a man cleared of sexual assaulting an actress at a train station has said the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) “slowed down” f
Faculty to give school pupils insight into life at the bar - Scottish Le...
The Faculty of Advocates will welcome a group of school students for a look at life at the Scottish bar. The visit is part of an Edinburgh U
Dyslexic woman wins disability discrimination case - Scottish Legal News
A dyslexic woman has won a disability discrimination case against her employer after she was accused of falsifying documents. An employment
More homes are being sold, and are selling faster, according to ESPC - S...
There has been a notable drop in the number of properties being brought to market, according to the latest ESPC House Price Report, which co
Two tiers of legal cities outside of London says new report - Scottish L...
There is a two-tiered hierarchy of legal cities outside of London according to a report by a property consultancy. In its Law in the Regions
New summary sheriffs' biographies - Scottish Legal News
Details of some of the new summary sheriffs appointed under the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 to deal with some types of civil and crimi
Tayside lawyer calls for review of 'cumbersome' victim compensation sche...
A Tayside lawyer has called for a review of the UK government’s compensation scheme for victims of violent crime, describing it as “arduous”
Criminal justice coalition calls for jail terms up to a year to be scrap...
Criminal justice experts have called for jail terms of up to a year to be scrapped, The Herald reports. Her Majesty’s Inspector of Prisons a
MoJ not ‘transparent’ enough on gifts and hospitality
Public spending watchdog says rules ‘could be more stringent’.
Court of Appeal: dishonesty findings should not be made without “careful...
Findings of dishonesty, especially against solicitors, should not be made without “the most careful consideration” of what they say in their
Barristers at risk of being squeezed out of market, regulator warns - Le...
Barristers are at risk of being “squeezed out of the market by a declining case load, a surfeit of barristers and increasing competition fro
Inksters Solicitors sponsors cultural award - Scottish Legal News
Inksters Solicitors has sponsored a new award category at the Arts & Business Scotland Awards 2015 for “Business Creativity”. The award was
Ten solicitors among first summary sheriff appointments - Scottish Legal...
Ten solicitors are among the first appointed to the new judicial office of summary sheriff, created under the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2
Scottish wind farm projects reach financial close after WJM secures plan...
Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP has played a leading role in the development of two Scottish onshore wind farms which recently secured £76
High Court judge most senior transgender figure in public life - Scottis...
A transgender woman who is a High Court judge has been identified as the most senior trans figure to hold a significant position in public l
Harper Macleod grows with partner appointments - Scottish Legal News
Harper Macleod has hit a significant milestone in Edinburgh with the appointment of two new partners taking its tally to 20 in the capital –
New women's prisons to resemble flats - Scottish Legal News
A prison governor has revealed that new prisons for women will resemble flats and will have cooking and laundry facilities. Rhona Hotchkiss,