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Gay offences pardons bill goes out to views

MSPs invite evidence as stage 1 scrutiny begins

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23 Nov 17

Appeal allowed against sheriff's refusal to certify for counsel

Sheriff erred in marginalising "importance" of cause to client

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23 Nov 17

Rural services associate appointment for Lindsays

Anna McLaggan joins from Brodies

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23 Nov 17

Dickson Minto becomes platinum sponsor of Lawscot Foundation

Law firm donates £10,000 to charity for underprivileged students

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23 Nov 17

Death announced of former Sheriff Principal Risk

Sheriff Principal of Grampian, Highland & Islands 1993-2001

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People matter

The new data protection law, the GDPR, significantly raises the stakes as respects compliance. Solicitors are not exempt, and we report on a Society CPD seminar designed to help them prepare

Historic abuse: the fairness matrix

With the limitation period removed from reparation claims based on childhood abuse, what issues must be addressed regarding a defence of substantial prejudice or that a fair hearing is not possible?

Landmark year in legal IT

This year’s Journal overview of current technology trends predicts that we are indeed beginning to see how IT is enabling innovative legal practices to redesign the whole delivery of legal services

Sentence, but no full stop

When prisoners’ families struggle to cope, one charity is there to provide the necessary support – but it helps if families know about it from the outset

Opening up arbitration

Arbitration remains a male-dominated world, but the pressure is on to change that. We report on a seminar that focused on opportunity in the sector

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