Ian Maxwell discusses how parenting coordination can reduce conflict in shared parenting arrangements.
Published 25 January 2019
Sean Duffy highlights new research showing how criminal record declarations undermine the concept of rehabilitation.
Published 23 January 2019
Brenda Mitchell analyses a recent case in which the sheriff found in favour of an injured motorcyclist.
Published 22 January 2019
In a time of significant change to the civil litigation system, the approach to fraudulent exaggeration of insurance claims is diverging North and South of the border. This combination of developments may lead to a perfect storm for fraudulent claims in Scotland, writes Kate Donachie.
Published 21 January 2019
Fiona Buchanan extols the benefits of mentoring and looks at how it has been implemented at Shepherd and Wedderburn.
Published 17 January 2019
Suzy Thomson, investment manager at Brewin Dolphin in Dundee, suggests five things lawyers should consider in managing trusts.
Published 17 January 2019
Defence solicitor Ian Smart comments on the sexual misconduct allegations that have been made against Alex Salmond, encouraging all concerned to respect the presumption of innocence.
Published 15 January 2019
Balfour+Manson was the first law firm to assume a female partner in Scotland in 1949, and it continues to promote women on merit, says Elaine Motion.
Published 14 January 2019
A Court of Session ruling has highlighted how technology suppliers can successfully raise claims for relief for delays caused to their work, and how the businesses engaging those suppliers might properly resist those claims, writes Clive Seddon.
Published 11 January 2019
An immigration ‘cliff edge’ would be a real problem for the many sectors which currently rely on large numbers of EU migrant workers. Transitional arrangements are essential to ensure ‘business as usual’ is possible for many of our clients post-Brexit, writes Steven Dunn of Anderson Strathern.
Published 9 January 2019
Before the festive break, Rachael Kelsey did her first update on the implications of Brexit for family law, giving a general overview of where we are with the three most likely political outcomes. Things are moving apace and there was a significant, if under the radar, development on 28th December 2018, relating to both child and spousal maintenance.
Published 7 January 2019
Jennifer Jack, a member of the legal team that represented the MPs in Wightman and others, summarises the case.
Published 4 January 2019
Meghan Jenkins: Collective bargaining rights ruled out for self-employed contractors in Deliveroo case
This month brought another interesting development in the ongoing saga of employment status for gig economy workers, writes Meghan Jenkins.
Published 21 December 2018
Katharine Muir highlights a very serious case implicating a company's products in the deaths of infants.
Published 20 December 2018
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