Blogs



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

Blog: Guidance needed on early dissolution proposals

The insolvency regime seems to be in a perpetual state of flux, writes Steven Jansch. As a practi ...

Published 16 February 2016

Blog: Gender equality – but what about the men?

Rob Marrs, head of education at the Law Society of Scotland, discusses the rarely addressed quest ...

Published 11 February 2016

Blog: Privacy changes must be on the agenda in 2016

Ross McKenzie warns that the way organisations handle personal information will need to go throug ...

Published 4 February 2016

Blog: Following Carmichael – the future for election challenges

Now that we have had time to reflect on the Election Court’s decision in Timothy Denis Morrison ...

Published 26 January 2016

Blog: Paul Motion – Cyber-attacks highlight risks for all

Paul Motion discusses the pitfalls associated with mitigating cyber-attacks on businesses. So, 2 ...

Published 20 January 2016

Blog: Five reasons why Obi Wan Kenobi was a terrible mentor

Simon Allison explains how to avoid making the same mistakes as Obi Wan Kenobi when training your ...

Published 15 January 2016

Blog: Mis-sold loans and failed businesses

Not every mis-sold loan results in the customer’s business failing writes Liina Tulk (pictured) in ...

Published 13 January 2016

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 notes that all those who uphold the rule of law should be accorded equal respec ...

Published 11 January 2016

Blog: Difficulties in enforcing heritable securities

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

Published 8 January 2016

Blog: No time to delay – challenging public procurement decisions

Fiona Davidson  discusses an early Christmas present from Lord Tyre for those looking to challe ...

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 reminds us that the UK has set standards for the world in safeguarding human ...

Published 15 December 2015

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

Karin Bousie gives some timely advice on giving gifts for Christmas… without falling foul of th ...

Published 14 December 2015