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First steps in re-starting jury trials

Monday, 25 May, 2020
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The Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian, today set out the first steps to restart jury trials in Scotland. Lady Dorrian, who is leading a Working Group with representatives from across the justice sector, has announced that planning is under way for an initial number of High Court jury trials to take place in July.

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Tayside Commercial Court to expand

Thursday, 30 April, 2020
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Following the success of the Tayside Commercial Court, it is to expand to cover the whole Tayside, Central and Fife Sheriffdom.

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First virtual court hearing in Scotland

Tuesday, 21 April, 2020
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The first virtual court hearing in Scotland in response to the coronavirus situation was successfully held today.

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NHS Trust Appeal - repayment of tax

Thursday, 9 April, 2020
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An Appeal by an NHS Trust to recover £929,875 overpaid tax between 1974–1997 has been referred back to the First Tier Tribunal.

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LJG response to Coronavirus Bill

Tuesday, 31 March, 2020
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The Lord Justice General has made a statement in response to the Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill introduced in the Scottish Parliament today.

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