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20 Apr 18

SLCC confirms £30 full rate general levy rise for 2018-19

Final budget laid before Holyrood stands by draft proposals

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20 Apr 18

Supreme Court vetoes insurers' bid to bypass protocol legal costs

Solicitors could enforce equitable lien under English law

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20 Apr 18

Final whistle blows on Football Behaviour Act

Royal Assent for repeal bill sees end to controversial law

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20 Apr 18

Six year sentence for juror who took money in bribe

Judge condemns behaviour in first Scottish case of its kind

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20 Apr 18

Partner heads Drummond Miller promotions

Laura McDonagh recognised, along with two new associates

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Fair instructions?

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Fair instructions?

Despite advances in the position of women at the Scottish bar, they remain at a disadvantage regarding both frequency of instruction and remuneration. What is being done, and how can solicitors help?

Buying in and backing off

So you commit to change your organisation, but it doesn’t happen. Why not? This feature explains how to tackle two main obstacles, winning “buy-in” and knowing when to back off

Tax and the common touch

After three years of operation, how is Revenue Scotland meeting the challenges it faces? Chairman Keith Nicholson and chief executive Elaine Lorimer talk about its work, and engagement with solicitors

Needs of the user

Legal aid must work for those who need it – but how to respond to the independent review’s proposals to achieve that aim? The Society comments on the report, and appeals for members’ input

Where did the money go?

As ownership of cryptocurrency increases, so does the prospect of it forming part of an estate on death. The author considers the legal and practical issues that arise for executors and their advisers

Five FOI tips every lawyer should know

Freedom of information requests are straightforward, right? Actually, lawyers frequently go wrong when seeking information for clients, and the Scottish ICO highlights five common errors

AI – the legal and ethical minefield

In association with Thomson Reuters: Tech has the power to do good, but can it harm as well?

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