Blogs



Scottish-American lawyer Allan Rooney on laws of success

Allan Rooney, founding partner of Rooney Nimmo and president of the Scottish Bar Association ...

Published 14 November 2018

Alan McIntosh: Broken laws not the prescription for solving problem debts

Alan McIntosh writes on problem debt ahead of tomorrow's meeting of the Economy, Energy and Fair W ...

Published 12 November 2018

Elaine Motion: Brexit case highlights how language matters in both law and politics

Elaine Motion, executive chairman at Balfour+Manson, writes on the significance of language in the ...

Published 12 November 2018

Blog: ‘Smash and Grab’: The Appeal

Rebecca Barrass provides an insight on a Court of Appeal ruling into a ‘smash and grab&rsquo ...

Published 12 November 2018

Blog: Sciotto case enjoins employers to tread lightly over rights of fixed term employees

The recent judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the case of Sciotto v ...

Published 7 November 2018

Bruce Wood: Can Scotland really be the best place to do business?

Bruce Wood reflects on the slow pace of change in updating the moveable transactions regime. ...

Published 6 November 2018

Matthew Scott: ECtHR blasphemy law judgment is dreadful

The BarristerBlogger, Matthew Scott, takes a comprehensive look at the European Court of Huma ...

Published 31 October 2018

Alan McIntosh: The Debt Arrangement Scheme (improved formula)

The Scottish Debt Arrangement Scheme has jokingly had its acronym, DAS, compared with a famous was ...

Published 29 October 2018

Val Surgenor: Court of Appeal hold Morrison’s liable for data breach

Val Surgenor examines the recent Morrison's case from south of the border. Last week, the Court o ...

Published 24 October 2018

Jim Herd: Personal injury claims – employer's responsibility at the Christmas Party

To what extent is an employer vicariously liable for the wrongful actions of its staff which take ...

Published 19 October 2018

Opinion: Civil cases for rape are access to justice, not destruction of justice

The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC) and JustRight Scotland (JRS) are deeply concerned by ...

Published 18 October 2018

Eamon Keane responds to Dr Stuart Waiton’s opinion column on rape and civil law

Solicitor Eamon Keane responds in a personal capacity to yesterday's piece by Dr Stuart Waiton.&nb ...

Published 17 October 2018

Blog: Do civil rape cases mark 'destruction of justice'?

Dr Stuart Waiton looks at the issue of rape being examined in the civil court following vindicatio ...

Published 16 October 2018

Louise Gallagher: Slow down, you move too fast

With a bill introduced to the Scottish Parliament to reduce the general speed limit from 30mph to ...

Published 15 October 2018

Joanna Fulton: Brexit – trading in a no-deal scenario

If the UK and the EU fail to agree the terms of our withdrawal from the EU prior to March 2019, we ...

Published 12 October 2018