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Domestic abuse law well used in first months

But more than half of incidents not reported for prosecution

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Two hires boost Brodies' employment and immigration offering

Partner and solicitor join from Weightmans

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16 Aug 19

Driver's road rage reaction amounted to accident, Appeal Court rules

Forcing other motorist into emergency stop was dangerous driving

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15 Aug 19

Society opens new "Fellow" membership category

Retired members with 25 years' practice qualify

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15 Aug 19

Scots score in top 10 law school list

Glasgow makes no 3 in rankings based on 2020 guide

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Of practices and people

How can smaller legal practices best secure their futures? We look at the issues facing those who seek to invest in bringing on new staff, drawing on experiences of practitioners from different firms

Making ADR mainstream

Current developments suggest an appetite for greater use of ADR within our civil court processes, and the Society’s Access to Justice Committee hosted a round table to consider the issues

The kids are alright?

With more methods of creating a family, new situations are arising in which child welfare issues have to be considered. But is the law coping? The author believes a more joined-up approach is needed

ACEs high, or low?

Critical reflections from the Scottish Child Law Centre on the adverse childhood experiences approach, particularly regarding traumatic events, recovery from trauma and even the term “ACEs-aware”

First lady of the law

As the centenary of the removal of the legal bar approaches, the author recounts the early attempts by women to become solicitors, how Madge Anderson finally achieved this, and subsequent events

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