Changes should be made to the way the personal injury discount rate is fixed, to avoid “real injustice”, the Faculty has suggested.
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A popular conference looking at issues in the world of employment law is this year leaving its traditional venue in Edinburgh and going on circuit to Glasgow.
A senior member of Faculty has been chosen as Lawyer of the Week in the Law section of The Times Scotland.
Straight in at No 1 are Siouxsie and the Banshees – no, it’s not a throwback to the era of punk, but a quizzing success for a Faculty-dominated team!
The Faculty was a proud host of the inaugural Dean’s Dinner, which brought together guests from across public life in a celebration of Scottish society.
The Faculty’s Roddy McIlvride, QC, has joined a nationwide group of around 130 lawyers and other professionals on being added to the arbitrators panel of a dispute resolution service for sport.
The law reform and human rights body, JUSTICE, has published a guide to Scots law which it hopes will become a fixture in the offices of MSPs and their staff.
You might be able to escape the Scottish weather by travelling thousands of miles around the globe, but, as the Faculty’s Bill Frain-Bell discovered, other reminders of home are more difficult to shake off.
Lord Kinclaven, the founder of the Faculty’s MiniTrials, has received an OBE at an investiture ceremony in Buckingham Palace.