BTO makes construction disputes partner hire

Fraser Hopkins joins from Pinsent Masons

Case management changes passed for personal injury actions

Additional time to be allowed ahead of hearing in Court of Session actions

Higher age of criminal responsibility in force from today

Under 12s no longer to be treated as offenders

Society consulting members on planning obligations review

Committee seeks to identify good practice

Lord Brodie to chair hospital construction inquiry

Judge to lead probe into Queen Elizabeth and Children's Hospital failings

Supreme Court holds UK asylum seeker detention policy unlawful

Lack of certainty and objectivity meant detainees entitled to damages

Lawyers who challenged Government recognised in awards

Aidan O'Neill QC and Elaine Motion among winners at Law Awards of Scotland

Jury service widens with new assistance measures

People with sight or hearing difficulties offered extra help

Faculty questions "retrogressive" child law proposal

Test of capacity could encourage court disputes

Crown faulted for not disclosing English convictions

Dishonesty offences were relevant to complainer's credibility

Highlights revealed of ICCA conference speakers

Canada's Louise Arbour to deliver keynote address

Bill will allow rape victims to self-refer for examination

Evidence could support future prosecutions