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Harper Macleod reports bumper year

Turnover up 17% and profit 13% in 2015-16

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28 Apr 16

Continental Britons lose court challenge to Brexit vote bar

Fifteen year residence cutoff point not arbitrary, judges rule

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28 Apr 16

SLCC hosts round table discussion on sanctions

Event focuses on draft guidance for professional regulators

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28 Apr 16

Scots law schools climb in UK rankings

Eight move up in latest university guide

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Stress: the common enemy

Stress is the biggest single issue affecting Scotland’s young lawyers, wherever they work. That clearly emerges from research by the SYLA, whose committee now calls for a full debate on how to tackle it

A safer way to talk

Coaching could help resolve stress-inducing work situations, according to Veronica Gallagher, who talked to the Journal about her own experience and how she is willing to take time to help others

Mind the gap

Is insurance available which covers legal firms for the adverse impact of a cyber event? The answer depends on what exactly is meant by these terms

SLCC: a role in standards?

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission’s strategy consultation has sparked an argument over its proper role in setting standards for the profession

Budget 2016: a spoonful of sugar?

Behind the headlines, this year’s Budget contained some substantial tax changes. Some of the most significant for solicitors and their clients are outlined here

Rights lost to sight?

Government decisions, at UK and Scottish level, affect the rights of large sections of the population. But are they being effectively scrutinised, and should lawyers be concerned?

Take care with care services

Registration requirements for care services providers can catch out those seeking to change the legal entity through which they operate

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