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Thursday, September 3rd, 2015


Law Awards of Scotland

Lawyers celebrate a year of success

Law Awards

The Scottish Law Society Law Awards of Scotland 2015 celebrated the sector’s achievements at a ceremony at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow. Paralegal of the Year: Louise Chapman of Student Loans Company Criminal Law Firm of the Year: Beltrami Solicitor of the Year: Cat Maclean of MBM Commercial Up and Coming Lawyer of the Year:  Liina Tulk of MBM Commercial Up and Coming Lawyer of the Year: Susie Henderson Harper Macleod Up and coming Law Firm of the Year: Montgomery Smith Employment Firm of the Year: Thompsons High StreetRead More

Crown spells out legal implications

Social media users warned about commenting on Rangers case

Charles Green

Social media users have been warned they could face prosecution if they make prejudicial comments about the legal proceedings now under way involving the former owners of Rangers.. READ MORE

Six councils behind the £1bn Edinburgh and South East Scotland city region bid will submit their application today

Collagen rises strongly; FTSE has best day for a week


Thur close: Shares in Scottish drugs firm Collagen Solutions soared 10.75% at one point before closing 3.23% higher at 12p after a client received backing from the US Food & Drink Agency. Mike Mitchell at Panmure Gordon agreed with management’s assessment that this could have a direct revenue generating potential for Collagen. “We consider this to be the case over the longer term, making no change to our forecasts this morning, but see the news as important affirmation of the model and development trajectory for the company.” He rates theRead More

Former media executive to head SPA

Ex-SMG chief hired to oversee crisis-hit police authority

Andrew Flanagan

Former Scottish Media Group chief executive Andrew Flanagan has been hired as the £65,000 a year part-time chairman of the Scottish Police Authority. READ MORE

Ex-Anderson managing partner Lothian joins DWF

Andrew Lothian

DWF, the legal practice, has appointed Andrew Lothian, the former managing partner of Anderson Strathern… READ MORE

Government says fight not lost

Euro lawyer says minimum alcohol price ‘a risk to free trade’

The Scottish government’s hopes of tackling alcohol abuse by imposing a minimum price were blown apart today after a top European lawyer said it risked infringing EU rules on free trade. READ MORE

Voucher firm among 100 small firms

Rebecca says listing recognition is special gift


Rebecca Christensen’s gift voucher company is among the companies selected for this year’s Small Business Saturday. READ MORE

Double boost for enterprise

EA status lifts BioCity; SMEs see RSA benefit

Diane Harbison BioCity

BioCity Scotland expects a huge boost after being designated a new Enterprise Area.

Crucial backing for client's product

Revenue boost for Glasgow bioscience firm Collagen

Stewart White Collagen YouTube

Glasgow drugs research and development company Collagen Solutions is expecting a boost to revenues after a breakthrough for a client in the US.. READ MORE