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03 Jul 15

Religious bodies fail to block abuse inquiry chair appointment

Judge finds no close association with party or likelihood of bias

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03 Jul 15

Controversy as English MPs to gain override on exclusive measures

Concerns expressed over what is "English-only" legislation

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03 Jul 15

Health and tobacco bill goes out to views

MSPs issue stage 1 call for evidence on disclosure measure

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03 Jul 15

Simpson & Marwick adds to property team

Consultant and associate move from Shoosmiths

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02 Jul 15

Parent snatching child should be dealt with as contempt: appeal court

Court refuses appeal against conviction for abduction

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Rights: whose final say?

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Rights: whose final say?

Repeal of the Human Rights Act has been delayed. Is it still at risk? The editor reviews the continuing debate, the options for change, and the obstacles facing the reformers

The word on the street

High street firms so often provide excellent client service, but are they too modest about it? A support network lawyer wonders whether they are missing a chance to underpin their future

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Would trials be enhanced by the leading of evidence pre-recorded at an early stage? The idea is central to a research paper authored by the Lord Justice Clerk, who spoke to the Journal about it

Making the best of mediation

What marks out lawyers who do really well for clients in a mediation? A conversation with Core Solutions

Keep up the payments

Practitioners may need to rethink their view as to the courts’ preparedness to make an order for periodical allowance over an extended period, even where a substantial capital sum is also payable

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