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28 Aug 15

Crown explains "insufficient evidence" decision on bin lorry prosecution

No recent history of blackouts that meant driver should not have driven

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28 Aug 15

Call for in-house "Rising Star" nominations

4 September deadline for 2015 ILG award entries

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27 Aug 15

House to step down as chief constable

December departure for under-fire Police Scotland head

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27 Aug 15

New partners not liable for prior debts without averments of acceptance

Liquidator also refused order to disclose solicitors' insurance cover

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27 Aug 15

Stronachs recruits employment partner

Anya Duncan arrives from Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace

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Sheriffdom of Scotland

Courts reform: we have lift-off

2020: a changing prospect

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Sheriffdom of Scotland

Under the civil court reforms the Sheriff Appeal Court will hear most appeals, civil and criminal, from the sheriff court. Its President, Sheriff Principal Mhairi Stephen QC, told the Journal about the plans

Courts reform: we have lift-off

As Lord Gill's remodelling of Scotland's civil courts begins to take effect, this article offers a guide to the recently made subordinate legislation which contains many of the key provisions

2020: a changing prospect

Five years into the decade of its Towards 2020 plan, the Law Society of Scotland has renewed its strategy to keep abreast of the pace of change, setting itself some challenging goals

Purpose-driven women

Despite the gender balance in today's profession, women lawyers still face particular challenges in reaching senior positions. This feature presents five things women can do to improve their prospects

Under the hammer

This special feature profiles a spectrum of auction houses active in the Scottish market with a range of services relevant to solicitors – and takes a look at the impact of the internet age

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