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The Advocate General for Scotland v Romein [2018] UKSC 6

Supreme Court confirms the right of British women to pass their nationality on to their children born abroad. The right to a nationality, and the right not to be arbitrarily deprived of a nationality...

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SLAB forced to change its practices

SLAB’s decision to grant legal aid reduced Where a party makes an application to the Scottish Legal Aid Board (“SLAB”) for legal aid, the relevant Regulations set out how the applic...

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Court of Session opinion on Anti-Money Laundering – The obligation to cease transacting

Muhammed Iftikhar -v– CIP Property (AIPT) Limited: This is the first case in UK dealing with the obligation on a regulated entity, or its nominee, to cease a transaction where it is unable to sa...

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Applications for leave to appeal to the Inner House from the Sheriff Appeal Court

The Inner House has sought to clarify the operation of the “second appeals test” in relation to applications for leave to take civil appeals from the Sheriff Appeal Court to the Inner Hous...

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Gordon’s Trustees v Campbell Riddell Breeze Paterson LLP [2017] UKSC 75

A recurring problem in claims for damages is when the prescriptive period begins in relation to a claim for loss or damage that was initially latent. In building contracts loss or damage may first eme...

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Supreme Court upholds legality of minimum pricing of alcohol

Scotch Whisky Association and others v The Lord Advocate and another [2017] UKSC 76 The Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (Scotland) Act 2012 imposes minimum unit pricing of alcohol as one of the mandatory c...

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