Blogs



Opinion: Holyrood needs real reform

Alistair Bonnington In response to the Scottish Parliament's invitation for submissions to the remi ...

Published 22 February 2017

Blog: How agricultural tenants can recoup improvement costs

Hamish Lean Hamish Lean explains the compensation regime for improvements made during an agricultu ...

Published 20 February 2017

Blog: Lessons to learn from Glendoe Hydro Electric Scheme litigation

Colin Clelland discusses two important points regarding NEC 3 contracts following a recent Court of ...

Published 17 February 2017

Blog: The costs of recovering information

Helen Bain Helen Bain analyses Capital Document Solutions Ltd. Where a client has a concern tha ...

Published 15 February 2017

Update: Sheriff Appeal Court considers “intention” in payment notices

David Wilson The requirements of a valid payment notice issued under a construction contract were c ...

Published 14 February 2017

Blog: Brexit ruling leaves some constitutional doubt

Charles Livingstone Charles Livingstone clarifies the Supreme Court's stance on Sewel in the wak ...

Published 13 February 2017

Blog: Scam retirement lessons for business

Why a rugby ace’s mysterious retirement offers valuable lessons for holding on to business prize a ...

Published 10 February 2017

Kay Springham QC: The sanctioning powers of regulatory bodies – when erasure is too harsh

Kay Springham QC It is every professional’s worst nightmare – a complaint is made and investiga ...

Published 9 February 2017

Blog: Farwell Jus Quaesitum Tertio, hello third party rights

Gillian Craig Contractual third party rights, one of Scotland’s most antiquated and inflexible la ...

Published 9 February 2017

Blog: Simple steps to protect against a cyber security breach

Neeraj Thomas It seems that hardly a day goes by without a cyber security story hitting the press ...

Published 8 February 2017

Update: A payment notice? be clear!

David Wilson This update from David Wilson and Rebecca Barrass considers the requirements for a ...

Published 1 February 2017

Blog: Crown estate changes – the impact on Scotland's ports and harbours

Chris Mackay The Scottish government has issued “A Consultation on the Long Term Management of th ...

Published 31 January 2017

Blog: Raising the bar on legal technology

Alan Pritchard A data breach is the unintended disclosure of private data. For some, this means cli ...

Published 27 January 2017

Blog: Instructors who fail to fully assess skills of course attendees risk being sued

Mike Kemp Coaches must properly assess the skills and capabilities of those they are teaching fol ...

Published 26 January 2017