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Judge overrules Keeper's practice on effect of pre-RBS v Wilson actions

Property should be registered free of postponed securities

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Stranded employees can still work for pay, Society advises

Those who can and do work remotely "should be paid for their time"

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Society issues 1,000th solicitor smartcard

Rollout continues through to autumn 2015

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Questions over witness pre-recording plans

Scottish Court Service exploring ways to speed up trials

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