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Blog: The price to pay for full cost court fees is too high

Michael Sheridan questions the sense of the Scottish government's court fee proposals.

Published 30 August 2016

Blog: The song remains the same

In his latest blog, Douglas Mill gives his opinion on the works of Richard Susskind.

Published 29 August 2016

Blog: Supreme Court decision illustrates justice gap for victims of modern slavery

Caroline Maguire , employment legal adviser at Law Centre (NI), writes for our sister publication Irish Legal News on access to justice for victims of labour exploitation in the wake of an important UKSC decision.

Published 25 August 2016

Blog: Brexit and the likely effect on UK competition law

David Flint considers the potential consequences of Brexit on competition law.

Published 15 August 2016

Blog: Sexual harassment, work and the law

A recent survey by the TUC has highlighted that sexual harassment at work can, in some sectors, be prevalent, writes David Hoey.

Published 11 August 2016

Commercial litigation case note: Bailey & another v Angove's PTY Limited

Richard McMeeken provides an update on an important commercial law decision in the Supreme Court case of Bailey and another v Angove's PTY Limited.

Published 9 August 2016

Blog: New banking regime aims to ensure managers are responsible

Keeping track of decisions being taken will be crucial under the SMCR, writes Craig Neilson.

Published 8 August 2016

Blog: Using arbitration to manage the risk of disputes in the uncertain Brexit era

Given the uncertainty of Brexit, arbitration could provide an opportunity for managing the risk of disputes with greater predictability and control. It should certainly be considered and weighed up at the time you enter into a new contractual relationship, writes Richard Farndale.

Published 3 August 2016

Blog: Vulture funds in the UK – why are funds like Cerberus buying up UK debt?

In a talk given to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fair Business Banking at Westminster, Cat Maclean discusses the issue of companies left powerless after their debt has been transferred to vulture funds.

Published 2 August 2016

Blog: Search Me?

We all know that there is a presumption against the imposition of prison sentences, but these days it’s difficult for solicitors, never mind their clients, to access the jail.

Published 29 July 2016

Blog: The Insurance Act 2015 — the duty of fair presentation of risk

Douglas McGregor writes about the Insurance Act 2015 which is due to come into force next month.

Published 29 July 2016

Blog: PPI Claims and Protected Trust Deeds

Alan McIntosh of Govan Law Centre writes about the different ways PPI claims and protected trust deeds are dealt with in court.

Published 27 July 2016

Blog: What next for charities after Brexit?

Gavin McEwan of Turcan Connell writes about the changes charities  will see after Brexit.

Published 18 July 2016

Blog: The vexing issue of summary applications in Scotland

Within the evolving legal landscape of personal injury, lies a piece of legislation to which pursuers’ firms are becoming more alive when considering the merits of an injured party’s claim, particularly in the pre-litigation stage, writes Mark Hastings.

Published 13 July 2016