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Regulations complete Scottish cremation policy update

Rules for remains and records to prevent repeat of ashes scandal

Commission revises proposed Trusts (Scotland) Bill

Parliamentary slot awaited for modernising measure

Platinum blog series

As part of our Platinum Anniversary blog series, Andrew C Ferguson, a solicitor at Fife Council, discusses how the gender balance of the profession has changed since he became a solicitor over 30 years ago.

Letter: social mobility needs employers

Some practical steps through which employers can be more proactive

Law for people

The dignity of the law has come before the dignity of those caught up in its processes. What might happen if that were reversed?

Sheriff refuses financial order due to “web of deceit"

Agent “lost sight of role of solicitor” instructing expert

Failure to challenge affidavit evidence can affect case

Permanence order granted despite view of parent's drug expert

Sheriff rejects claim based on post-separation mortgage payments

No order made as value gain balanced by rent payments

Medical treatment did not preclude habitual residence

Mother's changed intention to remain in Scotland had become evident

Amendment competent to introduce separation ground?

Sheriff restates view that time must have passed before action

Letter: reporting what concerns?

SLCC queries new scheme as appearing to conflict with the 2007 Act; Society replies

Shape your future

Despite the uncertainty, it would benefit legal firms to think proactively about how to react to Brexit