Banking dispute resolution service appeals to advisers

Independent body seeks to resolve SME disputes dating back to 2001

SLCC consults on proposed rules revisions

Updates include digital processes and gender neutral language

Blackadders welcomes eight trainees as six move to NQ

New lawyers join Corporate & Commercial, Private Client, and Family teams

Esson & Aberdein makes COO hire

Joseph Bowie joins from Aberdein Considine

Burness Paull records big jump in profits to July 2021

Revenue up 19% and profits up 39% as recovery takes effect

Health board COVID quarantine payment exemption to stay

Ministers consult on continuing release from liability to those isolating

Pinsent Masons makes oil and gas partner hire

Bruce McLeod joins from Burness Paull

Sex crimes on the increase after lockdown

Reported rapes soar by more than a third

Extradition proceedings dropped against Catalan politician

Sheriff dismisses Clara Ponsati case

New law to protect Scotland's shop workers

Move to punish attacks, threats and abuse

Elizabeth Rose joins Levy & McRae

Lawyer is appointed as a senior associate

Sturgeon announces pandemic public inquiry

Move comes after pressure from victims’ families