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Confirm Europol membership, Holyrood ministers urge London

Justice Secretary calls for decision to confirm cooperation against crime

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Lord Justice Clerk to deliver SYLA Annual Lecture

Lady Dorrian to speak on the 21st century court

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Cohabitee's financial claim inaction barred executor unjust enrichment bid

"Subsidiarity" principle applied to failure to exercise statutory right

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Advocate member appointed to Scottish Civil Justice Council

Lynda Brabender to serve three year term

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Lady Dorrian on what's next for the courts

Changing face of the courts

A guide to the new Pre-Action Protocol

Courts reform: a call to pre-action

Can a claim ever survive a fraudulent statement?

Good claims, bad lies

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Changing face of the courts

She disclaims pioneering ambitions, but became the first woman appointed as one of the two senior judges in Scotland. Lady Dorrian speaks about her career and the changes she is now helping to shape

Success: the chimp factor

What is our “chimp”, and how does it relate to our professional lives? The topic is one of many at the Society's annual conference, dedicated to top level individual and professional performance

Courts reform: a call to pre-action

A brief guide to the new Personal Injury Pre-Action Protocol, which will soon be made compulsory in certain personal injury claims

Teeth that could be sharper

An advance, without providing all the answers: a litigator’s view of the new Pre-Action Protocol

Good claims, bad lies

Can an insurance claim ever survive a fraudulent statement by the party alleging loss? The apparently mixed messages delivered in two recent Supreme Court decisions, explained

Unlocking doors: demystifying squatting

Far from being completely illegal under Scots law, squatting is a potential legal minefield for landowners and police alike

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