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30 Jan 15

Ministers consult on enacting Taylor report

Proposals aim to make civil litigation more affordable

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30 Jan 15

Court refuses landlords' tenancy deposit appeal

No grounds for interfering with sheriff's discretion in awarding maximum

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30 Jan 15

STEP gets identity makeover

"Advising Families Across Generations" to be new banner

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30 Jan 15

SLCC chief executive moving on

Matt Vickers to join dispute resolution company as ombudsman

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29 Jan 15

Three more awarded Signet Accreditation

Recognition for up-and-coming commercial litigators

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Holiday pay: turning up the heat

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Legal aid: time for a rethink

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In five years' time...

What will legal services in Scotland look like as we go into 2020? The Journal asked a selection of practice leaders for their thoughts on what to expect – and how solicitors’ firms should respond

DAS ist gut (for business)?

Scottish businesses in financial difficulty now have the option of a Debt Arrangement Scheme service if they are unable to take part in formal company insolvency arrangements

Legal aid: time for a rethink

Following last month’s feature on the legal aid discussion paper, the Society’s legal aid co-conveners explain the thinking behind the proposals, some of which have proved contentious

Holiday pay: turning up the heat

An update, in the wake of the significant rulings during 2014 on holiday pay, on the UK Government’s response, and some issues for legal advisers to businesses and employees

Law reform: a new era?

In its 50th anniversary year, the Scottish Law Commission can look forward to speedier implementation of its law reform proposals, thanks to a new, specially designed parliamentary process

Hearings and the foster parent

Who should be treated as a “relevant person” entitled to be heard in proceedings before a children’s hearing? The Inner House has now provided clarity as respects foster parents

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