Blogs



Blog: Land reform - quasi-legal figure is an unlikely scenario

Hamish Lean (pictured) discusses reforms relating to agricultural tenancies including the introdu ...

Published 13 January 2016

Blog: Gordon Jackson QC on maintaining the rule of law

Gordon Jackson QC Gordon Jackson QC notes that all those who uphold the rule of law should be acco ...

Published 11 January 2016

Blog: Difficulties in enforcing heritable securities

Zibya Bashir Zibya Bashir discusses the provisions (or lack thereof) dealing with the enforcement ...

Published 8 January 2016

Blog: No time to delay – challenging public procurement decisions

Fiona Davidson Fiona Davidson  discusses an early Christmas present from Lord Tyre for those loo ...

Published 24 December 2015

Blog: Accountant in Bankruptcy budget slashed by a third

The Scottish Budget for 2016-17, announced by John Swinney, contains a cut of a third in the Accou ...

Published 18 December 2015

Blog: UK withdrawal from ECHR would send out 'entirely wrong' signal

Joanna Cherry QC MP Joanna Cherry QC MP reminds us that the UK has set standards for the world in ...

Published 15 December 2015

Blog: The joy of giving at Christmas – this year’s top 5 must have gifts!

Karin Bousie Karin Bousie gives some timely advice on giving gifts for Christmas… without fallin ...

Published 14 December 2015

Blog: The Christmas cracker you’ll wish you never pulled

Simon Allison Simon Allison discusses the perils of the office Christmas party including the alco ...

Published 7 December 2015

Blog: Mixed reaction to redundancy consultation

David Menzies The UK government response to a call for evidence on collective redundancy consultati ...

Published 3 December 2015

Blog: Redundancies and Criminal Liability

Alan Meek The recent case of BIS v Smith, Peto and Wright serves as a reminder of the requirements ...

Published 23 November 2015

Blog: The aftermath of Safe Harbor

David Gourlay David Gourlay  provides an update on data sharing agreements following the demise of ...

Published 10 November 2015

Blog: Does the Council of the EU’s proposed Directive hit the mark?

Fiona McAllister With the new Trade Mark Directive, published by the Council of the EU in June 2015 ...

Published 9 November 2015

Blog: the new Child Welfare Reporter rules

Ian Maxwell Ian Maxwell  discusses changes enacted this week to the family court system. The chan ...

Published 29 October 2015

Blog: #trademarkingthehashtag

Ben Bestgen With the rise of using social media for brand-recognition and brand-promotion purposes, ...

Published 29 October 2015

Blog: European Commission keeps up Safe Harbour pressure

Lindsay Urquhart Lindsay Urquhart  follows up on her first Safe Harbour blog. The European Commis ...

Published 26 October 2015