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Judges rule on long-running battle over
workplace 'revelation' of sexuality.
For better or for worse, Scotland is too small to sustain a client bank for every firm of solicitors and every firm of accountants, particularly in the commercial or business spheres.?
THE Lord Advocate has announced his new Crown Counsel team - with just a single member of the faculty in the team and some subtle changes in terminology.
DUBAI or not Dubai? might be the cheesiest title of a legal event ever held in Scotland, but the subject matter is very serious.
THE Law Society of Scotland regulatory committee, set up to comply with the Legal Services Act, has met for the first time.
SNP ministers believe that the independence of Scotland's criminal justice system must be defended, and the best way to do this is to remove the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court over devolution minutes in criminal cases.
WHEN you lift your head above the parapet, you get shot at. Cameron Ritchie was a public servant long enough to realise that - and has been involved in the Law Society long enough to know that as its new president, he is now the one in the crosshairs.
FIVE weeks ago, on these very pages, Robert Carr of Anderson Strathern (AS) said 'Watch this space' when asked about consolidation in the legal sector.
JAMIE Millar is giving up one top job for another. On 27 May he steps down as president of the Law Society of Scotland, taking on the role of president of Strathendrick RFC in Stirlingshire.
Regardless of recent bad press, injunctions are not often granted or just for the famous
Anderson Strathern's triumvirate have expansion on their minds
THE Law Society of Scotland has backed its president after calls for Jamie Millar to resign over claims he misled the profession at its AGM in March.
There are many areas in life where we have come to expect to be subject to video surveillance, for example, when shopping in our town centres. However, we don't generally expect this to happen at our place of work.
Brodies' public law chief tells our reporter of the pitfalls and high points of a devolved Scotland
Hope London tells our reporter of her mission to help the creative community become more legally savvy
AS JAPAN grapples with the fallout of the Fukushima Daiichi disaster, the focus on renewables has been pushed up the energy security agenda. Scotland is in a strong position to take advantage of this surge, with a number of companies already well advanced in developing their own intellectual property and commercialisation strategies.
TOMORROW is World IP Day and numerous events are being held to celebrate the fact. Ironically, Scotland's knowledge-rich companies were last month denied a more streamlined and cost-effective way to protect their technology throughout Europe for at least another decade.
IT MAY be a long time before the reputation of so-called "investigative journalism" recovers in the wake of the long-running phone-hacking scandal involving several UK newspapers.