Blogs



Blog: Women under-represented at senior levels despite more entering the profession

Following SLN’s news on the increasing number of women entering the legal profession Audrey Dishington (pictured) discusses female representation at Pagan Osborne.

Published 17 March 2015

Blog: Ssssssh… What’s the Secret to Privacy?

Fiona McAllister (pictured) discusses privacy rights six months after the creation of IPSO.

Published 9 March 2015

ICAS responds to MIke Dailly's blog on the insolvency industry

David Menzies (pictured) responds to allegations that the insolvency profession in Scotland preys on the vulnerable.

Published 5 March 2015

Blog: Digital legacy after death – estate planning in the modern age

Catherine Guthrie (pictured) discusses the need to account for digital assets when making a will.

Published 25 February 2015

Blog: Insolvency – an industry that works for itself?

Mike Dailly offers the view that the insolvency industry in Scotland often preys on the misery of the vulnerable.

Published 24 February 2015

Blog: Selling votes – the future of corporate governance?

Ben Bestgen (pictured) discusses the idea of separating share-ownership and the right to vote attaching to shares as well as the advantages and disadvantages of such a system.

Published 20 February 2015

Blog: the right ingredients for success

Rona Dennison discusses brand development and protection in Scotland’s food and drink sector.

Published 16 February 2015

Blog: Religion is not the answer for legal needs

Michael Sheridan discusses the use of the Bible as a source of law in our system.

Published 12 February 2015

Blog: Land reform – a balance of interest

As consultations on land reform draw to an end Robert Scott-Dempster (pictured) discusses how any new measures must comply with the ECHR.

Published 10 February 2015

Blog: Woolworths – A Sigh Of Relief For Employers?

David Morgan (pictured) discusses the ECJ’s interpretation of “establishment” in respect of collective redundancy in a case involving defunct retailer Woolworths.

Published 9 February 2015

Blog: Scotland the wild

Simon Boyle outlines an argument against developing more wind farms in the Highlands.

Published 4 February 2015

Blog: Twitter use can leave firms a-flutter

Alan Delaney (pictured) discusses the importance of clear social media guidelines for employees following a recent EAT decision.

Published 26 January 2015

Blog: Would it be worth raising a small claim action in Scotland for £15.95?

Gus Macaulay (pictured) discusses the prospect of raising a small claims action in Scotland for a very small sum following the recent news story from England of a parent making a claim against another over their child’s failure to attend a birthday party.

Published 22 January 2015

Blog: “So, how is life in banking?”

Trainee solicitor John Morgan (pictured) discusses his experiences in his banking seat.

Published 21 January 2015

Blog: To ISA or to pension – that is the question

In this blog Norman Dalgleish discusses strategies for saving and the benefits of the new pension rules.

Published 19 January 2015