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15 Sep 14

Scotland must send "business as usual" message: Murdoch

Pinsent Masons chairman calls for end to uncertainty post-referendum

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15 Sep 14

"Fake law firm" alert from Society

Solicitors' details being hijacked by fraudsters

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15 Sep 14

Signed precognitions admissible, appeal court rules

Alleged elderly victim's statements can be heard in embezzlement trial

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12 Sep 14

Deputy steps up to chair Scottish Land Court

Sheriff Roderick MacLeod appointed from 1 October

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12 Sep 14

Supreme Court backs strong consumer view of contract cancellation rules

No notice of rights means cancellation can come at any time

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ARTICLES

Regulation

Outcomes, or own goals?

Power of Attorney

Power and authority

Interview

Raising the bar for the bench

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Outcomes, or own goals?

Have you caught up with the far-reaching potential changes to professional regulation and practice rules? The Society wants to know whether it is time to rewrite the rulebook

Power and authority

The sheriff court decision that a commonly used form of power of attorney is invalid has caused much concern. This article offers an alternative view of the statutory requirements

Licensed to reoffend?

This article looks at the evolution of the current scheme for automatic early release of prisoners, and questions the evidential basis for the Scottish Government bill that would restrict it

Raising the bar for the bench

Only 17 years old, Scotland's judicial training body has evolved into a sophisticated institute, one that today faces new challenges. The Journal met its new director, Sheriff Alistair Duff

Working for Uncle Sam

All UK trusts, and their advisers, need to know about the imminent US tax law known as FATCA, the reach of which is such that it has been made part of UK law

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