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17 Jan 18

MSP consults on bill for social housing sprinkler systems

David Stewart wants fire suppression in all new-build social housing

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17 Jan 18

Grahame chairs as Sturgeon opens series on Scotland After Brexit

Five party leaders invited to share hopes and concerns

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17 Jan 18

Holyrood waves Civil Litigation Bill through at stage 1

Unopposed approval after first debate, but amendments likely

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17 Jan 18

Blackadders hires Glasgow residential property head

Karen Fulton joins from Harper Macleod

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16 Jan 18

Families Need Fathers sets up Dundee group

Inaugural meeting next week for parents with difficult contact

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"One lifetime is not enough"

Having retired from the University of Edinburgh, George Gretton tells of his passion for the law, his belief in the Scottish system and his admiration for those who work with real-life legal problems

Legally habit-forming

Have you kept up that new year’s resolution? How do you acquire the mindset that enables you to persevere with changing the way you do things? Our author shares some lessons from experience

Equality in service

Equality duties do not only apply to solicitors as employers: all who provide a service to the public owe duties, breach of which could found a discrimination claim. Are you doing enough to meet them?

Asset finance: time for reform

The Scottish Law Commission has published its Report on Moveable Transactions, the emphasis of which is to enable businesses to raise finance against their assets more easily. What does it recommend?

Human trafficking from the defence perspective

A defence solicitor explains how cases in which an accused may have statutory protection as a victim of human trafficking or exploitation may arise in an unexpected context

Contract law in flux

Scots contract law is changing rapidly, and further reforms are on the way. This article outlines some key developments to keep up with

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