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Law Society calls for increased transparency in legal services

Improving information for clients vital in a more competitive legal market

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Court of Session condemns Ministers in planning row

Appeal court says Ministers 'ignored' concerns over greenbelt development

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23 Aug 16

Oxfam campaigns to close legal tax hoophole

Charity calls on senior politicians to reform Scottish limited partnerships (SLPs)

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23 Aug 16

New Lord Advocate backs FAI into M9 crash

James Wolffe QC says not holding fatal accident inquiry would be ‘inconceivable’

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23 Aug 16

Study finds huge gender pay gap in Scotland

CMI finds men paid almost £11,000 a year more than women

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Chilcot findings – the legal justifications

Iraq: a basis in law?

The scope of The Supreme Court decision

Big Brother, or benign assistance?

RBS in partnership supporting Govan Law Centre

Activist banking

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Iraq: a basis in law?

In the light of the Chilcot report, what do we make of the legal justifications offered for the Iraq war, and what lessons should be drawn on the giving of legal advice to Government?

Big Brother, or benign assistance?

The Supreme Court ruling on the "named persons" scheme hit the headlines, but to what extent did it undermine the scheme? The authors explain the scope of the decision

Activist banking

You might not think of RBS and Govan Law Centre as having shared interests in the law, but the bank, supported by four panel firms, is in partnership to support GLC’s social justice work

Hostility enacted – a view from practitioners

Following last month’s article on how the Immigration Act 2016 is likely to affect private and public law solicitors, three practitioners look at its impact on criminal, employment and business law

Bankruptcy reconstructed

Scotland has a new framework of bankruptcy legislation, one that attempts a coherent statement of a much-expanded statutory regime

No-blame redress: a blueprint?

A review of the background to the Scottish Government's proposed “no-blame” redress scheme for harm arising from medical treatment, and how the scheme compares to others elsewhere

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