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We want to make you a better Scottish lawyer. From learning how to eat for a busy day in Court, to hearing from Scotland's brightest legal minds, Hey Legal aims to build a better Scottish legal sector. We cover business development, practice management, technology, wellness, marketing, and black-letter law inviting new guests each week to share their expertise. 
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We want to make you a better Scottish lawyer. From learning how to eat for a busy day in Court, to hearing from Scotland's brightest legal minds, Hey Legal aims to build a better Scottish legal sector. We cover business development, practice management, technology, wellness, marketing, and black-letter law inviting new guests each week to share their expertise. 
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    HEY LEGAL QUIZ Episode 14: Keith Stewart QC

    HEY LEGAL QUIZ Episode 14: Keith Stewart QC

    In this episode of the Hey Legal Quiz, Edith Forrest, advocate, takes Keith Stewart QC through twenty questions about life in law and beyond.
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    Keith Stewart called to the Bar in 1993. He has a wide experience of criminal trials and criminal appeals, acting for the defence and the prosecution. He has conducted trials involving charges of murder, culpable homicide, terrorism, misuse of drugs, and sexual offences, including those of an historical nature, and carried out in care homes and with particularly vulnerable complainers and accused. In addition to criminal work he has advised recently in matters relating to intellectual property and contracts.
    He conducts lectures for professional audiences on a range of topics, which includes aspects of criminal law, damages for personal injuries, and the law of contract.

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    HEY LEGAL QUIZ Episode 13: Iain McSporran QC

    HEY LEGAL QUIZ Episode 13: Iain McSporran QC

    In this highly entertaining episode, Solicitor Advocate Iain McSporran QC speaks with genuine candour about his working life in the law.
    Iain joins Edith Forrest, Advocate to take the Hey Legal quiz. 20 questions that provide insight in to the careers and life beyond the law of leading Scottish legal figures.
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    Hey Legal Exclusive 02 | Brian McConnachie QC

    Hey Legal Exclusive 02 | Brian McConnachie QC

    Brian McConnachie QC was Senior Counsel in the first Scottish Remote Jury Trial conducted using the" Glasgow model ". Brian outlines the practical experience, the positives and the negatives. Essential listening for all with an interest in the criminal justice system.

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    • 50 min
    Hey Legal Exclusive 01 | Iain McSporran QC

    Hey Legal Exclusive 01 | Iain McSporran QC

    Iain McSporran QC gives practical advice and insight on the reality of Remote Jury Trials. Essential listening for court practitioners.
    In this exclusive he covers :
    Positives and negatives of the new arrangements
    Practical issues such as taking instructions from the accused during the trial, social distancing measures, building a rapport with a remote jury and much more.
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    • 44 min
    HEY LEGAL QUIZ Episode 12 : John Scullion QC

    HEY LEGAL QUIZ Episode 12 : John Scullion QC

    In this episode of the Hey Legal Quiz, Edith Forrest, advocate, takes John Scullion QC through twenty questions about life in law and beyond.
    John specialises in defending complex criminal trials prosecuted in the High Court of Justiciary and Sheriff Court.
    He has defended health and safety prosecutions involving death and injury in the course of employment; fatal road traffic collisions; financial prosecutions and other areas of regulatory crime. He has extensive experience of lengthy and complex criminal trials including murder and sexual offences. He also has experience of Fatal Accident Inquiries.
    He was appointed as an advocate depute in 2007. In 2009 he became a senior advocate depute and in 2011 was appointed to the role of Assistant Principal Crown Counsel. He returned to private practice in 2015 and since then has become one of the most widely instructed senior counsel at the Scottish Criminal Bar.
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    • 23 min
    HEY LEGAL QUIZ Episode 11: Claire Mitchell QC

    HEY LEGAL QUIZ Episode 11: Claire Mitchell QC

    In this episode of the Hey Legal Quiz, Edith Forrest, advocate, takes Claire Mitchell QC through twenty questions about life in law and beyond. Claire Mitchell called at the Bar in 2003, having been a solicitor in private practice since 1996. She has been instructed in many first instance trials over the past 10 years and has a particular interest in health and safety cases. She has built up a strong Appeal Court practice, with an emphasis on constitutional, human rights and sentencing questions. She has attended the Privy Council and Supreme Court on a number of occasions in relation to cases of general public importance to the law of Scotland.At the 2013 Law Awards of Scotland she received a "Special Recognition Award" for her contribution to legal thinking over the past decade.
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    • 36 min

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