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26 Aug 16

Cars seized as fine enforcement efforts continue

SCTS issues warning that defaulters will be tracked down

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25 Aug 16

Russell to lead on Brexit talks for Scottish Government

Former Cabinet Secretary given key role in discussions with UK Government

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25 Aug 16

Arbitration Act opt-out to end at new year, ministers propose

Consultation open on ending 2010 Act transitional provision

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25 Aug 16

Orders confirm "named person" delay as Swinney promises statement

Government still committed to child support service

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24 Aug 16

Law Society calls for increased transparency in legal services

Improving information for clients vital in a more competitive legal market

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Chilcot findings – the legal justifications

Iraq: a basis in law?

The scope of The Supreme Court decision

Big Brother, or benign assistance?

RBS in partnership supporting Govan Law Centre

Activist banking

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Iraq: a basis in law?

In the light of the Chilcot report, what do we make of the legal justifications offered for the Iraq war, and what lessons should be drawn on the giving of legal advice to Government?

Big Brother, or benign assistance?

The Supreme Court ruling on the "named persons" scheme hit the headlines, but to what extent did it undermine the scheme? The authors explain the scope of the decision

Activist banking

You might not think of RBS and Govan Law Centre as having shared interests in the law, but the bank, supported by four panel firms, is in partnership to support GLC’s social justice work

Hostility enacted – a view from practitioners

Following last month’s article on how the Immigration Act 2016 is likely to affect private and public law solicitors, three practitioners look at its impact on criminal, employment and business law

Bankruptcy reconstructed

Scotland has a new framework of bankruptcy legislation, one that attempts a coherent statement of a much-expanded statutory regime

No-blame redress: a blueprint?

A review of the background to the Scottish Government's proposed “no-blame” redress scheme for harm arising from medical treatment, and how the scheme compares to others elsewhere

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