The now-passed Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill allows recovery of expenses where representation was pro bono. The author discusses the impact of this change
Two professional support lawyers describe how their roles have changed, and explain why a new Scottish Association of Litigation Support Solicitors has been set up to discuss matters of common interest
The author believes that the form of words with which those attending children's panel hearings are often advised of their right of appeal is misleading and can create difficulties for their solicitor
Surviving Acts of the pre-1707 Scots Parliament are dwindling in number, more so since the arrival of the modern Parliament – which has however respected the old language if retaining but amending APS
This month's selection of leisure reading, chosen by the Journal's book review editor