30 Jun 16
One party litigant given leave; another refused
Ailsa Carmichael QC becomes 10th female senator
Crown Office initiative now to run until June 2017
"Explore every avenue", Burness Paull chairman writes
29 Jun 16
Nine years in Scots courts for prosecution and appeals held excessive
Litigation value and risk analysis
Procurement: the twin track approach
Wills: beware bank raids
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16 Aug 16
Find out about the Bar Review program that prepares international law graduates and lawyers to sit the US State bar examinations.
10 Sep 16
If you are a solicitor in a small firm or a sole practitioner offering traditional high street legal services then this one-day conference is for you.
How a software tool can apply modern risk analysis techniques to deliver projections on the prospects of settling an action at a given figure that commercial clients will understand
Have attitudes to gender diversity truly changed, or are there still hurdles to surmount? What is the best way forward? A debate last month hosted by the Society threw up many points to consider
Public authorities in Scotland, and tenderers, have to get to grips not only with a new regime for Procurement Directive contracts, but also with a parallel regime for some contracts of lower value
Are high street firms too dependent on executry work continuing? Are there threats in the market place, and how should practices respond? Our author is watching the signs
Professional support lawyers are relatively few in Scotland, but the role is becoming a rewarding and challenging career in its own right, with a potential that deserves wider recognition by employers
What should professional disciplinary sanctions attempt to achieve? The answer can vary, as emerged at a round table held by the SLCC prior to finalising its guidance on achieving consistency