Blogs



Scott Clair: Non-vested contingent interest clarified

Scott Clair comments on a recent Sheriff Appeal Court case that found the scope of non-vested cont ...

Published 20 August 2018

Blog: Don't be evil – Google fined record £3.8bn for abusing dominant position

On 18 July the EU Commission handed Google a record fine of £3.8bn (€4.34bn) for a ...

Published 10 August 2018

Katrina Lumsdaine: Supreme Court decision may impact on directors and prescriptive periods in Scotland

Scottish insolvency practitioners may be able to use a decision of the Supreme Court in an English ...

Published 10 August 2018

Blog: French case clarifies 'consent' under GDPR

Val Surgenor and Rebecca Henderson discuss a French case that will likely serve as guidance on the ...

Published 7 August 2018

Alan Cook: Proposed rates reforms a boon to the commercial property sector

Scotland's commercial property sector stands to benefit from proposed reforms to business rates &n ...

Published 3 August 2018

Blog: Feel secure in the Scottish courts

A Court of Session or Sheriff Court action can be raised for the sole purpose of obtaining securit ...

Published 2 August 2018

Notable British Trials series revived after 58 years

John Forsyth looks at the revival of the Notable British Trials series. The first Notable Scottis ...

Published 1 August 2018

Blog: Compensation events - the final word?

The recent decision in ICI v Merit Merrell Technology is the latest in a series of decis ...

Published 31 July 2018

Claire Scott: Philosophical investigations

A case involving the iconic luxury handbag designer Mulberry has looked at the law aroun ...

Published 27 July 2018

Kenny Scott: Loved and loathed – zero hour contracts

A recent widely reported settled claim by a hospitality worker highlighted the controversy that co ...

Published 26 July 2018

Neeraj Thomas: Can you spot a fake?

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” or so the saying goes. But ask a brand h ...

Published 23 July 2018

Jenny Dickson: Prognosis for industrial diseases bill is uncertain

Jenny Dickson discusses the details of a bill that would give ministers the power to recover certa ...

Published 17 July 2018

Michael Thomson: Doubts rising over CVA effectiveness

Company voluntary arrangements (CVAS) are very much in vogue. Why? Growth of online shopping, Brex ...

Published 16 July 2018

John McArthur: Inheritance Tax delays can cost beneficiaries dear

John McArthur calls for an overhaul of Britain's creaking inheritance tax regime. The problem wit ...

Published 13 July 2018

Lewis Richardson: No defence, simple?

Lewis Richardson discusses a recent decision from the Sheriff Appeal Court in the case of Cabot Fi ...

Published 13 July 2018