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    10 January 2020

    THEMIS ADVOCATES, formally the Hastie Stables are delighted to announce that they have regrouped under the name of Themis Advocates following the appointment of new Senior Clerk Kiera Johnston. Kiera brings significant clerking experience to the ... READ MORE

  • Discipline Tribunal’s award of expenses vindicated

    16 December 2019

    Themis Advocates member Michael Upton acted for the Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal in opposing former M.P. Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh’s petition for judicial review. Miss Ahmed-Sheikh had been found guilty of professional miscondu... READ MORE

  • Sara Mauriello Celebrates 25 years at the Faculty

    09 December 2019

    Themis Advocates are delighted to congratulate our Deputy Clerk, Sara Mauriello, for 25 years working at the Faculty!! READ MORE

  • PPI Compensation Test Case Victory

    25 November 2019

    Themis Member Michael Upton represented the respondent in Royal Bank of Scotland v. Alison Donnelly, who on Thursday 21st November successfully opposed an appeal by the Bank. The Second Division dismissed the Bank’s appeal from the Sheriff ... READ MORE

  • Important Note for Planning Applications by John D. Campbell QC

    19 November 2019

    A NOTE FROM A LEGAL CONTRIBUTOR This case is important for planning applications which seek to substitute higher tip heights for consented lower tip heights, say for an increase from 100m to 150m. In Finney V Welsh Ministers 2019 EWCA CIV 1868, t... READ MORE