Blogs



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

Blog: No port in a storm – the end for Safe Harbour?

Lindsay Urquhart Lindsay Urquhart  discusses the consequences for companies of the ECJ's Safe Harb ...

Published 19 October 2015

Blog: Grandparents to be eligible to share parental leave

Alan Delaney Alan Delaney of Maclay, Murray & Spens LLP (MMS) writes on recent announcements a ...

Published 8 October 2015

Blog: A way forward on sentencing, rehabilitation and imprisonment

Dr Cyrus Tata With the Scottish government consulting on an extension of the presumption against sh ...

Published 6 October 2015

Blog: Law Firms beware of the Information Commissioner

Laura Irvine Laura Irvine  writes on the importance of complying with the Data Protection Act 1998 ...

Published 5 October 2015

Blog: Well-meaning proposal to redress the grave wrongs of past abuse is fraught with pitfalls

Pamela Stevenson Scottish government plans to remove the three-year limitation period for civil act ...

Published 30 September 2015

Blog: How can a company in liquidation make a claim for swap misselling?

Cat MacLean Cat MacLean writes about a new scheme which aims to persuade Insolvency Practitioners ...

Published 23 September 2015

Blog: Employment Tribunal fees – a new Scottish dimension

Brian Napier QC Brian Napier QC and Jonathan Mitchell QC  discuss the possible implications of the ...

Published 10 September 2015

Blog: Overage or price top up arrangements - part one

Heather Nisbet Heather Nisbet discusses some basic contract elements for overage or price top up ...

Published 2 September 2015

Blog: Changes in UK Consumer Law

Dr. Julie Nixon Dr. Julie Nixon, solicitor at MBM Commercial  writes about recent changes to UK co ...

Published 27 August 2015