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16 Feb 18

Law Society warns of redemption scam

Communications being intercepted and bank details changed

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15 Feb 18

Online case tracker being launched

New system provides 'an important step on journey to electronic case handling'

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14 Feb 18

Turcan Connell moves to larger Glasgow premises

Firm takes a short hop across St Vincent Street

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14 Feb 18

Minister writes to NGOs following abuse case

Alasdair Allan looks for confirmation of safeguarding

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13 Feb 18

Legal sector financial benchmarking survey 2018 is launched

Taking part can help 'bring firms' financial data to life'

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"One lifetime is not enough"

Having retired from the University of Edinburgh, George Gretton tells of his passion for the law, his belief in the Scottish system and his admiration for those who work with real-life legal problems

Legally habit-forming

Have you kept up that new year’s resolution? How do you acquire the mindset that enables you to persevere with changing the way you do things? Our author shares some lessons from experience

Equality in service

Equality duties do not only apply to solicitors as employers: all who provide a service to the public owe duties, breach of which could found a discrimination claim. Are you doing enough to meet them?

Asset finance: time for reform

The Scottish Law Commission has published its Report on Moveable Transactions, the emphasis of which is to enable businesses to raise finance against their assets more easily. What does it recommend?

Human trafficking from the defence perspective

A defence solicitor explains how cases in which an accused may have statutory protection as a victim of human trafficking or exploitation may arise in an unexpected context

Contract law in flux

Scots contract law is changing rapidly, and further reforms are on the way. This article outlines some key developments to keep up with

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