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22 Jun 18

Countdown to AML registration deadline for Scotland’s law firms

Those who don’t comply by 26 June face potentially severe consequences

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22 Jun 18

CMS Bursary Scheme for aspiring lawyers open for entry across the UK

Help provided to encourage students from all walks of life

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22 Jun 18

Lindsays in Dundee appoints a new senior solicitor

Preston to advise on a wide variety of matters

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21 Jun 18

Father to daughter Stonehaven handover for Aberdeen Considine

Laura Considine to run office as co-founder moves to consultant

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21 Jun 18

Ministers to consult on further FOI extensions

Arms' length organisations for public services among those in line

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Judicial Appointments

Choice answers

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When four ACEs is a bad hand

Children (scotland) Act

Child law: time for change?

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Choice answers

Nicola Gordon, Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland chair, tells the Journal of its work to increase the spread of applicants and help them do themselves justice, despite having to disappoint many

When four ACEs is a bad hand

Lawyers are familiar with clients who had a troubled childhood, but research has shed new light on biological effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and the implications for law and society

Litigation: passing the bill

Civil litigators need to begin preparing for the new legislation on funding of and expenses in court actions, now passed by the Scottish Parliament. We highlight the main features

Child law: time for change?

Some key themes and issues raised in the consultation on the Children (Scotland) Act 1995, covering parental disputes concerning a child, among other contentious issues

Debt recovery and AI: are we plugged in?

A discussion of the factors that will shape the future of debt recovery in Scotland, in particular the growing significance of artificial intelligence and its use for increasingly sophisticated tasks

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