Axiom Advocates News

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Axiom Welcomes Two New Members

Axiom Advocates is delighted to welcome Murray Steel and Megan Dewart as the newest members of Axiom, both calling to the Bar today. Megan called to the Bar as a scholar. Prior to calling, Megan work...

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Petition to prevent award of Northern Isles subsidised ferry contract refused

Pentland Ferries v Scottish Ministers State aid – Public Service Contracts Orkney and Shetland are presently served by a subsidised ferry service between Scrabster and Stromness and Aberdeen t...

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Midlothian Council v David Anderson Keith and others [2019] CSOH 29

Construction costs can constitute ‘loss’ for the purposes of prescription in relation to claims against designers. In a decision which reveals the significant extent of the implications o...

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Jacqueline Fordyce appointed to EHRC Panel of Counsel

Jacqueline Fordyce has been appointed to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s new panel of preferred counsel in Scotland, reflecting Axiom’s core strength in public law and human rig...

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New football stadium for Aberdeen Football Club gets the go ahead

A community action group, No to Kingsford Ltd, sought judicial review of Aberdeen City Council's (ACC) grant of planning permission for Aberdeen Football Club's (AFC)  new stadium. T...

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Morag Ross QC appointed to JABS

Morag Ross became an Advocate in 2003 and was appointed as senior counsel in 2016.  Before that, she was a Solicitor for three years, having qualified in 1999.  She specialises in administra...

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