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Tayside commercial court extended across sheriffdom

Four additional commercial sheriffs appointed to support expansion

Senior lawyer Peter Anderson joins Levy & McRae

Experienced litigator moves from Addleshaw Goddard

QC's appeal against SLCC complaint admission refused

Inner House confirms low threshold for eligibility in SLCC determinations

Appeal allowed against undercover officer's damages win

Inner House finds no breach of duty leading to psychiatric harm

Lord Chief Justice proposes jury trial modifications

Smaller juries and larger venues put forward to ease post-COVID-19 backlog

Scam warning around Government COVID-19 packages

Cybercriminals try to cash in on people's need for support

Sheriff courts restarting, but not "business as usual"

Parties can apply to restart cases that can be progressed remotely

Russell outlines next COVID-19 legislation

LBTT and walls of court relaxations to feature in second bill

Police powers review group members and scope set out

Fourteen named to assist John Scott QC in overseeing COVID-19 enforcement

Courts confirm further steps towards resuming business

Civil appeal hearings rescheduled and sheriff court announcement due today

SLCC fails to scale back levy proposals

Instalment payments offered, but increases remain in place

Fraud offence and admin fixes in new Social Security Bill

Government bill makes series of "fixes" to Scottish social security system