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17 Oct 18

Scots housing market continues to outperform UK average

August prices up 4.1% year on year; June volumes down 4.3%

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17 Oct 18

Child's convention claim saved from time bar by "suspension" provision

Supreme Court dismisses vessel operators' appeal in diver's death case

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17 Oct 18

SYLA unveils further autumn events

Career and networking evenings in October and November

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17 Oct 18

Gilson Gray taps Brodies for new finance director

Australian CA Peter Coghlan makes career move

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17 Oct 18

Miller Hendry walk for charity in memory of late colleagues

£3,325 raised for Breast Cancer Research and Aplastic Anaemia Trust

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When crime no longer pays

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Hold tight for Brexit

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The thick of it

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When crime no longer pays

John Scott QC, a defence solicitor for 30 years whose firm is downsizing due to economic pressures, talks about the existential threat to the sector – and some highlights in a high-profile career

Hold tight for Brexit

Negative predictions for the business outlook; limited rewards at the smallest firms; and a mixed picture regarding gender trends: the results of the 2018 Journal employment survey of the profession

Debt: finding the right formula

Further amendments to the Debt Arrangement Scheme come into force this month, some of them reversing previous changes that have had unintended effects

The thick of it

Having to look for work for the first time in many years, our author found himself charting a course through an unfamiliar world, compared with his early career experience

Private revolution

Robots and blockchain in the world of private client? The author is fairly sure these, and more, will be a feature of solicitors’ work within the next 10 years

Where have all the new firms gone?

After a fallow period, are more solicitors again willing to try starting their own practice? Some who have recently taken the plunge have found it a positive experience

New specialist land registration practice launches

In association with Lexares LLP: Frances Rooney sets out on her own

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