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Third Party Rights Bill goes out to views

Scottish Law Commission measure following special law reform procedure

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Call for whole life sentences follows Doherty killer appeal

Conservatives want judges to order that murderers die in jail

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MSPs call for views on Child Poverty Bill provisions

Submissions welcome on principle and nature of proposed targets

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MacRoberts named as top of the Scottish SMEs

Growth at legal firm sees it rise to no 1

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Fast tracking of article 50 bill should not set precedent, peers report

Committee calls for full scrutiny of future Brexit legislation

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Article 50: the final say

Parliament must approve the triggering of the process for the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union – but has the Supreme Court decision in Miller done much to affect the UK Government’s position?

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The Supreme Court in Miller declined to rule on matters relating to the Sewel convention. Could it have done otherwise, and can anything be put in place to reduce the level of political confrontation?

"Wake up": how young lawyers see the future

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The Law Society of Scotland commissioned an independent researcher to carry out a thorough checkup of the financial health of legal aid law firms in Scotland. The diagnosis is not a comfortable read

Planning to deliver

The Scottish Government is now consulting on its promised “root and branch review” of the planning system, with a particular focus on delivering new housing

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