Blogs



Blog: You know nothing Jon Snow (...about change management)

As Game of Thrones Simon returns to our screens this weekend Simon Allison reflects on how Jon S ...

Published 22 April 2016

Blog: Pull a sickie at your peril

Anthony Fincham and Anthony Hollands discuss how taking sick leave when well may amount to gr ...

Published 19 April 2016

Blog: Child abuction cases are complex and harrowing

Court proceedings can be speedy but jurisdictional issues can be awkward, writes Marisa Cullen. ...

Published 18 April 2016

Blog: Target the real needs of policing

Scrapping the SNP's 1,000 extra officers policy will open the way for properly resourcing the sing ...

Published 8 April 2016

Blog: Preventing people sleeping rough on the streets of Glasgow

Lorna Walker (pictured on left), senior solicitor at Govan Law Centre's Prevention of Homelessness ...

Published 7 April 2016

Blog: Drones - Hindrance or help? Getting the legal balance right

Remotely Piloted Air Systems – also known as drones – have been the subject of much controvers ...

Published 6 April 2016

Blog: Families need judgments

Ian Maxwell of Families Need Fathers (FNF) Scotland calls for Scottish courts to publish more ...

Published 5 April 2016

Blog: The long road to finding an alternative to litigation

Graeme Watson and Isla Craig examine a no fault scheme for medical injury proposed by a Scott ...

Published 5 April 2016

Blog: Self-reporting scheme helps us to get tough on contract corruption

Lindsey Miller, head of the Serious and Organised Crime Division at the Crown Office, discusses a re ...

Published 4 April 2016

Blog: Consequences of the proposed changes to limitation in abuse cases

Following a consultation last year which received 35 written responses a very short draft bill has ...

Published 30 March 2016

Blog: Victory for landlords shows leases need not be fair

A recent judgment is a harsh reminder for tenants, say Alistair Drummond and Gavin Deeprose. Co ...

Published 22 March 2016

Blog: 'Houdini taxpayers' can't escape Supreme Court

Steven Guild reviews last week's Supreme Court tax case of UBS v HMRC – a blow for the 'Houdin ...

Published 18 March 2016

Blog: Should I stay or should I go

Donald MacKinnon discusses the possible effects of Brexit on employment law and health & safe ...

Published 2 March 2016

Blog: Scottish Courts waste no time in getting tough on environmental crime

Scottish courts are cracking down on environmental crime as a recent case illustrates, John McGove ...

Published 24 February 2016

Blog: Perry Mason days may be on way out

Technology is reducing the reliance on traditional courtroom hearings, writes David S Christie. T ...

Published 19 February 2016