Tag Archives: money

Supreme Court rejects AXA appeal

The Supreme Court has handed down its judgement in the case of AXA Insurance v. Lord Advocate, in which insurance giants and bad losers AXA sought to strike down the Damages (Asbestos-related Conditions) (Scotland) Act 2009 on the basis that … Continue reading

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Sale of kidneys unlawful under EU law

So, it was reported today that Professor Roff of Dundee University, writing in a personal capacity in the British Medical Journal, has suggested that the sale of kidneys from living donors could help meet the demand for transplant organs.  She … Continue reading

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Inner House finds against City of Edinburgh Council

An excellent decision by the Inner House on placing requests to special schools.  A bench consisting of the Lord President, Lady Cosgrove and Lady Paton handed down a unanimous decision in the case of City of Edinburgh Council v. Mrs. … Continue reading

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Law Centres Roundup

Just three more examples of the wonderful work that law centres do across the United Kingdom. Continue reading

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Law Centre wins £1 Millon funding bid

Wiltshire Law Centre has secured Legal Services Commission funding worth over £1 million. Continue reading

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I think you’ll find pal, that’s legal tender!

Scottish banknotes are not legal tender. Not even in Scotland. Continue reading

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Hermitage Academy Ice Cream Van Man

The former Head Teacher of Hermitage Academy, Donald Matheson, failed to appear at his disciplinary hearing before the General Teaching Council yesterday (9 March 2010). Continue reading

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Compensate Me for Living in Inverness

A Scottish businessman’s ex-lover has claimed £500,000 compensation from him for having to live in the Highlands. Continue reading

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