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15 Dec 17

Edinburgh solicitors opt out of police station duty scheme

Bar Association votes to withdraw as new Act comes in

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15 Dec 17

Atack, Mulholland confirmed as next Society office bearers

Falkirk solicitor wins poll for next Vice President

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15 Dec 17

MSPs call for evidence on Scottish Government's Planning Bill

MSPs seek views on whether bill will achieve objectives

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15 Dec 17

Complainer's right to anonymity upheld in extortion case

Court grants contempt order preventing disclosure of identity

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14 Dec 17

Death announced of Sheriff Ian Simpson QC

Criminal lawyer who turned to crime fiction after retirement

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Equality: is it practised?

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Spending means savings: legal aid study

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Alcohol pricing: a measured response?

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Equality: is it practised?

Reported experience of sexual harassment adds a further dimension to this year’s Journal employment survey, which also reveals pay and career trends and latest views of the economic outlook

Alcohol pricing: a measured response?

What does the Supreme Court decision on alcohol minimum pricing tell us about how the courts will review the legality of devolved legislation? The authors consider the effects of the ruling

Private tenancies: rebalancing or just upheaval?

A new form of private residential tenancy is now in force in Scotland, replacing the familiar types for all new tenancies. This feature outlines the main features of the legislation and its aims

Spending means savings: legal aid study

Each £1 spent on legal aid has a positive impact on society, bringing a substantially greater return to individuals and public services, independent research for the Law Society of Scotland has found

Too late, too late?

With levels of personal debt reaching pre-credit crunch levels and money advice services facing further funding cuts, is it too late for transformative change in support for such agencies?

RebLaw Scotland – join the rebellion

The “rebellious lawyering” movement has just held its first Scottish conference. What is it, and does it concern you? The organisers explain why it might well

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