As a solicitor in rural practice, the President is acutely aware of the difficulties in recruiting newly qualified solicitors
Considers the sexual character provisions in the Sexual Offences (Procedure and Evidence) (Scotland) Bill and how the English case R v A might inform debate
Rural firms are struggling to attract young solicitors to fill assistant level positions, sparking fears of a manpower shortage in outlying firms
The second part of a review of the role of the sheriff in firearms appeals
Roundup of insolvency issues, including proposals for reform of bankruptcy and continuing difficulties with company voluntary arrangements