A digest of useful cases related to the European Court of Human Rights is now available on this site.
This case involves a challenge of a decision by a Temporary Sheriff on the grounds that a trial before such a person constitutes a breach of Article 6 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights an Fundamental Freedoms (the Convention) which guarantees to everyone the right to...
It is always a matter of regret to report the death of a professional colleague and friend but all the more so when the death is entirely unexpected and very premature and the friend has achieved high distinction but not yet reached the peak of his potential.
Unfortunately the Roadshow scheduled to take place at the end of the year in the Borders area had to be cancelled because of lack of support. The Society is very keen to make contact with its members as well as providing interesting lectures which can count towards CPD.
The speaker at the Council Lunch on 16th December, 1999, was Mr. Michael Scanlan, who gave us an interesting over-view of issues being considered by The Law Society of Scotland and the challenges facing the profession in the 21st Century. The Society was also pleased that Mrs.