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19 Sep, 2017

Flight Risk - Ryanair announce the cancellation of hundreds of flights

How have you been affected by Ryanair's flight cancellations? It is estimated that around 18 million passengers have been hit by the cancellations published this week.

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23 Feb, 2017

Driving whilst using a mobile phone – harsher sentences.

With effect from 1 March 2017, drivers in Scotland, England & Wales will face harsher penalties for driving whilst using a mobile phone.

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18 Jan, 2017

Footballers Ordered to Pay Compensation to Rape Victim

Civil action against footballers David Goodwillie and David Robertson is the first civil rape case of its kind in Scotland and has resulted in the footballers being ruled to be rapists despite never having faced a criminal trial.

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16 Dec, 2016

Personal Insolvency – a new era?

From 30 November 2016, the law governing personal insolvency has been consolidated into a new piece of legislation, the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 (“the 2016 Act”).

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12 Jun, 2015

Legal Highs and the Psychoactive Substances Bill

Psychoactive drugs, much more commonly known as 'legal highs', are at the heart of an industry which the Home Office recently estimated turns over £82 million per annum.

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25 May, 2015

Could Motorists Face Financial Penalties for Parking Vehicles on the Pavements?

A bill has been proposed to the Scottish Parliament whereby motorists would face a financial penalty for parking vehicles on pavements, in front of dropped kerbs or double parking.

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13 Apr, 2015

Simplifying Cross Border Court Actions

To most people or businesses, the prospect of commencing a court action in a foreign court conjures up images of delay, expense and worry with many opting not to pursue matters any further.

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07 Apr, 2015

New Drink Driving Limits – An Economic Hangover

Last year, Scotland was introduced to new legislation lowering the legal drink-drive limit from 80mg to 50mg in every 100ml of blood.

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