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From the archives - May 1999

Scots law under the microscope

A look at the background to the trial of the Libyans charged with the bombing of the Pan Am flight over Lockerbie

Lockerbie trial: the human rights dimension

Significance of the Lockerbie trial as the first high-profile case in which the prosecution is bound by the European Convention on Human Rights

The business of conveyancing

A discussion of the future of conveyancing against the background of changes in the profession, remuneration, marketing and IT

Minimising risks of council house purchases

Some of the risk management issues which can arise when acting in council house purchases

Threats and opportunities

Author's view that financial services complement legal work, enhance a firm's overall service and should not be regarded in isolation

Interview: Michael Scanlan

Interview with Michael Scanlan, incoming President of the Law Society of Scotland

Search warrants need to be "perfect"

Second part of a review of cases on searches carried out under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971