Blogs



The People versus Carmichael: what would have to be proven for legal action to succeed?

James Chalmers Professor James Chalmers discusses the legal requirements that require to be satisfi ...

Published 28 May 2015

Blog: We face new rules on incapacity

David McClements discusses the implications of a UN committee's interpretation of Article 12 of th ...

Published 26 May 2015

Blog: Public views on child support of little surprise

John Fotheringham by John Fotheringham, associate at bto solicitors Throughout the many reforms o ...

Published 15 May 2015

Blog: A German court’s verdict could add a whole new definition to the term player power

Marco Rinaldi Marco Rinaldi discusses a German case in which the employment rights of a footballer ...

Published 11 May 2015

Blog: Two Tests for an Assisted Suicide Law

Robert Preston Robert Preston, of Living and Dying Well, an evidence-based think tank who are again ...

Published 7 May 2015

Blog: Because you might be innocent, your conviction must stand

James Chalmers Professor James Chalmers discusses the curious case of RR v HM Advocate  HCJAC 34 ...

Published 15 April 2015

Blog: combating cyber crime

It’s a sad fact that as technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, so do the techniques employ ...

Published 1 April 2015

Blog: Judicial review – all change in Scotland

Darina Kerr (pictured) discusses impending changes to the operation of judicial review in Scotland. ...

Published 20 March 2015

Blog: Women under-represented at senior levels despite more entering the profession

Following SLN’s news on the increasing number of women entering the legal profession Audrey Dishin ...

Published 17 March 2015

Blog: Ssssssh… What’s the Secret to Privacy?

Fiona McAllister (pictured) discusses privacy rights six months after the creation of IPSO. Six mon ...

Published 9 March 2015

ICAS responds to MIke Dailly's blog on the insolvency industry

David Menzies (pictured) responds to allegations that the insolvency profession in Scotland preys o ...

Published 5 March 2015

Blog: Digital legacy after death – estate planning in the modern age

Catherine Guthrie (pictured) discusses the need to account for digital assets when making a will. I ...

Published 25 February 2015

Blog: Insolvency – an industry that works for itself?

Mike Dailly offers the view that the insolvency industry in Scotland often preys on the misery of th ...

Published 24 February 2015

Blog: Selling votes – the future of corporate governance?

Ben Bestgen (pictured) discusses the idea of separating share-ownership and the right to vote attach ...

Published 20 February 2015

Blog: the right ingredients for success

Rona Dennison discusses brand development and protection in Scotland’s food and drink sector. Aft ...

Published 16 February 2015