Inquiry into historical child abuse begins - Scottish Legal News
The statutory national public inquiry into historical abuse of children in care begins today. Susan O’Brien QC is chair of the inquiry. Recr
Father-of-two who claimed wife ‘wrongfully removed’ children from Austra...
A father-of-two who claimed his wife abducted their children and “wrongfully removed” them from Australia to Scotland has had an application
Ministers to crackdown on barristers 'backhanders' to solicitors - Scott...
Ministers will today set out plans on outlawing “backhanders” paid by barristers to solicitors to secure cases. So-called referral fee payme
Two reasons for paralegals to celebrate - Scottish Legal News
Thursday the 25th September marked a special day for graduates of the Specialist Paralegal Qualifications offered by CLT Scotland and accred
HBJ Gateley strengthens Aberdeen office with senior consultant hire and ...
Oil and gas specialist lawyer Philip Argo has joined HBJ Gateley’s Aberdeen office as a consultant, as the firm further strengthens its offe
Falkirk calls for CCTV funding as it axes monitoring in Michael Matheson...
Falkirk Council is to call for equitable funding for CCTV services across Scotland after it was forced to cut CCTV monitoring in Justice Sec
GMB trade union facing negligence action from own members - Scottish Leg...
The UK’s third-largest trade union is facing legal action from its own members, who say the union did not reach an agreeable settlement over
Wind farm developers launch legal challenge against reporter's decision ...
Developers whose plans for a six-turbine wind farm near Glen Affric were refused have launched a legal challenge in the Court of Session aga
BSB-regulated entities reach 32, with pro bono and solicitor-run start-ups
A Bar Standards Board-regulated entity that challenges unlawful detention is to put on free immigration advice clinics, including one at Yar
SRA asks public for help in how it should judge solicitors' behaviour
The Solicitors Regulation Authority yesterday launched a massive public opinion poll to help it determine what is the correct baseline of so
Debt recovery giant's ABS launch coincides with acquisition and merger
A fast-growing consumer credit management group in the middle of acquisition by a company funded by the global investor that also backed Leg
Criminal courts charge introducing plea-bargaining ‘through back door’
Defendants changing their pleas to avoid paying excessive penalties, thinktank warns.
Final Call for The Tumbling Lassie Ball - Scottish Legal News
Final Call for The Tumbling Lassie Ball Sheraton Hotel, Edinburgh, Saturday 10th October 2015. Champagne reception – three course dinner – r
England: teaching assistant who had sex with 15-year-old pupil given sus...
A teaching assistant at a school in Manchester who seduced a school pupil and had sex with him 50 times has avoided jail and instead been gi
MacRoberts' projects team recognised in top tier by Legal 500 - Scottish...
Andrew Orr The projects team at MacRoberts has been recognised in the top tier of experts in the Legal 500 for the fifth year running. MacRo
High Court demands stronger penalties for solicitors who ran SDLT avoida...
The High Court has overturned fines imposed on two solicitors for their involvement in stamp duty land tax avoidance schemes, saying that th