Blogs



Blog: PPI Claims and Protected Trust Deeds

Alan McIntosh Alan McIntosh of Govan Law Centre writes about the different ways PPI claims and pro ...

Published 27 July 2016

Blog: What next for charities after Brexit?

Gavin McEwan of Turcan Connell writes about the changes charities  will see after Brexit. Charity ...

Published 18 July 2016

Blog: The vexing issue of summary applications in Scotland

Mark Hastings Within the evolving legal landscape of personal injury, lies a piece of legislation t ...

Published 13 July 2016

MacRoberts partner charts dramatic turnaround of family business in blog series

Michael Kelly In the first of a series of blogs for The Scotsman, MacRoberts' partner Michael Kel ...

Published 13 July 2016

Update: The Immigration Act 2016 – action required

Hazel Coutts Hazel Coutts provides an update on new immigration legislation. The Government’s c ...

Published 12 July 2016

Blog: Get ready for the data processing revolution

Kate Hodgkiss New rules coming in 2018 will require offices to make massive changes, says Kate Hodg ...

Published 11 July 2016

Blog: 10 Things You Should Know about the New Corporate Offence of Failure to Prevent Tax Evasion

Ronnie Brown (pictured), from Burness Paull, writes about the new legislation introduced to combat ...

Published 5 July 2016

Blog: Brexit brings yet more uncertainty to immigration law

Stuart McWilliams of Morton Fraser, writes about the effect Brexit will have on EU nationals already ...

Published 4 July 2016

Blog: No rush to build a bonfire of workers’ rights after Brexit

Kerry Norval Substantial changes in employment law are not likely in the short-term, writes Kerry N ...

Published 27 June 2016

Blog: Online databases and smart ID cards are just the beginning

Andrew Alexander Andrew Alexander discusses developments in the use of technology in the legal sec ...

Published 20 June 2016

Blog: Third parties’ rights improved by new legislation

Vikki Melville Reform of third party rights is very much overdue, writes Vikki Melville. In Octob ...

Published 1 June 2016

Blog: Employers have to be careful of beliefs

John Lee John Lee discusses the discrimination protections in respect of employees' philosophica ...

Published 31 May 2016

Blog: Compensation for denial of rest breaks does not extend to injury to feelings

Lesley May Lesley May discusses the EAT decision in Santos Gomes v Higher Level Care Ltd, which ...

Published 30 May 2016

Blog: Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act – all change for landlords and tenants

Lucy Harington Major changes to the tenancy laws in Scotland will give more security to tenants, bu ...

Published 30 May 2016

Blog: How can we achieve cultural change within the banking sector?

Cat MacLean Cat MacLean writes about barriers to justice and other difficulties in litigating again ...

Published 27 May 2016