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Chris Stephen Completes a Contextual Literature Review on the subject of Race and Policing for the Sheku Bayoh Inquiry.

Chris Stephen Completes a Contextual Literature Review on the subject of Race and Policing for the Sheku Bayoh Inquiry. Themis member Chris Stephen acted as external counsel and produced a contextual literature review on the subject of race and policing for the Sheku Bayoh inquiry. The Inquiry resumes with a standalone block of public hearings …

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David Leighton and Susan Fallone appointed to the Social Security Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland

David Leighton and Susan Fallone appointed to the Social Security Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Themis Advocates are pleased to announce that David Leighton and Susan Fallone have been appointed to the Social Security Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland. Please join us in congratulating David and Susan on this well-deserved achievement! …

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Kirsty Hood KC appointed as Senator of the College of Justice

Kirsty Hood KC appointed Senator of the College of Justice Themis Advocates are pleased to announce that Kirsty Hood KC has been appointed as a Senator of the College of Justice. Please join us in congratulating Kirsty on this well-deserved achievement! Full details may be found here.

Michael Upton appointed to Scottish Land & Estates’ board

Michael Upton appointed to Scottish Land & Estates’ board Themis Advocates are pleased to announce that Michael Upton has been appointed to the Scottish Land & Estates’ Board. Please join us in congratulating Michael on this well-deserved achievement! Further information can be found on Scottish Legal News.

Council ban on Orange Lodge parade through Stonehaven upheld at Aberdeen Sheriff Court

Michael Upton has successfully opposed Dunnottar Martyrs’ Memorial Loyal Orange Lodge 1685’s appeal at Aberdeen Sheriff Court Themis Member Michael Upton has successfully opposed Dunnottar Martyrs’ Memorial Loyal Orange Lodge 1685 ’s appeal at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.Michael appeared on behalf of the Council in the matter which related to the Lodge’s intention to hold a …

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Easter Weekend Closure

Themis Advocates will be closed on Good Friday, 29th Mar and Easter Monday, 1st Apr. For any urgent matters, please contact Counsel directly. May we take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Easter.

Vincent Reynouard (Appellant) v His Majesty’s Advocate (representing the French Republic

Vincent Raynouard (appellant) v. His Majesty’s Advocate Themis member Chris Stephen appeared as junior Counsel for the Lord Advocate (led by Paul Harvey, AD) in the extradition appeal of Vincent Raynouard (appellant) v. His Majesty’s Advocate (representing the French Republic) [2024] HCJAC 2 in the Appeal Court, High Court of Justiciary. The appeal concerned a …

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Private Enforcement of Competition Law – Seminar, Thursday 1st February

Private Enforcement of Competition Law – Seminar, Thursday 1st February For many years the European Commission and the CMA have encouraged the use of competition law by private parties to bring their own cases in the courts; e.g., for interdicts or damages an unfair concerted practices or abuse of a dominant position.  But there are barriers to …

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Steven Walker KC to speak at the flagship event of Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC)

We are delighted to invite you to attend the flagship event of Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC) “International ADR Week 2022” with the most excited topic that you are looking for “Arbitration and ADR Beyond the Pandemic”. 

The webinar is entitled “Arbitration and ADR Beyond the Pandemic” and will feature Steven Walker QC of Themis Advocates.

14th July 2022 at 10:00 – 18:00 (GMT+7 Thailand time)

Please register from this link here

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Employment Law Conference

Friday 24th May 2024

The Royal Mile, 80 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TH

Themis Advocates are delighted to invite you to attend our Employment Law Conference on Friday 24th May at the Radisson Blu, High Street, Edinburgh from 1pm-5pm.  The event is free to attend, open to all solicitors, trainees and paralegals and you will be accredited 3 hours CPD.

PROGRAMME

1300 hrs – Registration & Refreshments

1330 hrsKaterina SteinCase Law Update

1415 hrs – Catherine MacColl – Venturing beyond the contract – the quest for the true agreement in employment relationships

1500 hrs – Refreshment Break

1520 hrsDavid James – Whistleblowing Update

1600 hrsTim Haddow Free Speech and the Workplace

1645 hrs – Conclusion

1700 hrs – Drinks & Canapés to which all attendees are invited

To book your place please register here: