Blogs



Rachael Kelsey: Brexit implications for family law

Rachael Kelsey, a director at SKO Family Law Specialists, will be writing regular updates for Scottish Legal News in coming weeks, dealing with the specifics of the Brexit implications for family law.

Published 18 December 2018

Ross Macfarlane QC: The highs and lows of the Faculty choir's first show

Sheriff Ross Macfarlane QC, artistic director of the Faculty of Advocates choir, writes on the humble beginnings of its annual Christmas carol charity fundraiser.

Published 18 December 2018

Tony McGlennan: Why cold calling may be less of a nuisance

Tony McGlennan, legal director at Addleshaw Goddard, writes on a new crackdown on nuisance phone calls.

Published 17 December 2018

Kate Fergusson: Goodwill is not just for Christmas at Pinsent Masons

Kate Fergusson, head of responsible business at Pinsent Masons, reflects on the international law firm's fundraising work in Scotland.

Published 17 December 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: Pitchcapping

Seosamh Gráinséir, writing for "Irish Legal Heritage" in our sister publication Irish Legal News, reflects on 'pitchcapping', a gruesome practice which may interest readers in Scotland.

Published 17 December 2018

Blog: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act – what you need to know

Jennifer Broatch and Maria Gravelle look at the provisions of the new domestic abuse legislation.

Published 14 December 2018

Alan Meek: All 'Hale' the Court of Appeal

Alan Meek analyses the Court of Appeal case of Global Corporate Limited v Dirk Stefan Hale.

Published 14 December 2018

Colin Hulme: IP report confirms designs are key part of UK economy

Colin Hulme comments on what new intellectual property data reveals.

Published 13 December 2018

Our Legal Heritage: Johnny Ramensky

John Forsyth writes...

Published 12 December 2018

Blog: Managing your millennials

Blackadders' Simon Allison and Duncan Milne discuss the expectations of millennials in the workplace. 

Published 11 December 2018

Professor Stephen Tierney: Article 50 decision calls into question political neutrality of the CJEU

Stephen Tierney, professor of constitutional theory at Edinburgh University, comments on today's Brexit judgment from the CJEU.

Published 10 December 2018

James Varney: Culpable homicide reform could bring greater precision to the law

Proposed reforms to Scotland’s culpable homicide laws aim to make it easier for businesses or organisations to be held to account if they cause deaths, writes James Varney.

Published 10 December 2018

Alan McIntosh: Is time up for Time Orders?

Alan McIntosh discusses a recent case, in which he was involved, at Greenock Sheriff Court that raised some interesting questions about the effects of Time Orders under section 129 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974. A hearing is scheduled for later this month.

Published 10 December 2018

Professor Steven Peers: Revoking the notice to withdraw from the EU?

Professor Steven Peers of University of Essex School of Law explains and comments on today's opinion from Advocate General Sánchez-Bordona on the revocability of Article 50.

Published 4 December 2018

Ross Caldwell: Enterprise goes into reverse for floating charge-holders

Ross Caldwell comments on the demotion of floating charge holders that will follow the reinstatement of Crown preference in 2020.

Published 30 November 2018