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Update: Property managers advised to be code-compliant ahead of January 2018

Daryl Mcintosh advises property managers to be well-prepared ahead of the introduction of new rules next year.

Published 30 September 2016

Blog: Will the Alton Towers decision influence Scots law?

It will be interesting to see whether the recent fine of £5 million on the operator of Alton Towers has any influence on the future approach to be taken by Scottish courts in health and safety sentencing, writes Graham Reid.

Published 30 September 2016

On this day – 1999: The Fascinating Story Of Jeanette Smith And Graeme Grady

Katie Jukes discusses the Strasbourg ruling that allowed gay people to serve in the armed forces.

Published 27 September 2016

Blog: Prescription – When does the clock start?

John Paul Sheridan discusses prescription in the wake of ICL Plastics.

Published 21 September 2016

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