Blogs



Audrey Ferrie: Licensed trade faces hangover following new rules

The licensed trade in Scotland is facing an almighty hangover caused by the legal requirement to r ...

Published 12 July 2018

Matt Farrell: Break Notices in Scotland - actual receipt and terms of the notice

Break notices are precarious enough, but some recent cases have suggested that there are occasions ...

Published 11 July 2018

Blog: The legislative supremacy of government

At the same time as Parliament prepares to ‘take back control’ from Brussels, the exec ...

Published 4 July 2018

Blog: Private Residential Tenancies – time to update your bookmarks!

With Scotland’s new tribunals structure now progressively coming into operation, lawyers and o ...

Published 29 June 2018

Blog: Plot thickens on returning abandoned land to use

Kirsty Glennan, senior solicitor at Burness Paull, writes on impending changes to Scottish land la ...

Published 26 June 2018

Blog: Partnership of Theseus

Frances Ennis looks at a recently issued judgment of the the Inner House in a case that has b ...

Published 22 June 2018

Blog: Red letter day for Christian Louboutin

Luxury French shoe designer, Christian Louboutin, appears to be close to winning a five-year legal ...

Published 21 June 2018

Blog: Home sweet home

Lesley Murphy looks at the law around remote working. Avoid the commute. Keep a cheeky eye on the ...

Published 19 June 2018

Blog: Battling Brexit – challenge over revocability of Article 50 notification rejected

Graham Horn recounts the latest legal episode in the battle against Brexit. In December 2017, a j ...

Published 15 June 2018

Blog: 'Independent contractor' wins worker status

Katy Wedderburn and Rhea McKenzie analyse yesterday's employment judgment from the Supreme Court. ...

Published 14 June 2018

Blog: Law clinics and pro bono publico in the internet age

Malcolm Combe, a senior lecturer at the University of Aberdeen and chair of the Scottish Universit ...

Published 11 June 2018

Blog: Beware of evolving cybercrime threat

Elizabeth Comerford discusses the strategies cybercriminals use against lawyers and some of the pr ...

Published 11 June 2018

Blog: Affordable Housing 1 Viability 0

It will be interesting to see whether the recent English case of Parkhurst Road Limited v Secretar ...

Published 8 June 2018

Opinion: Blasphemy, human rights and a very naughty boy

Fraser Sutherland, campaigns manager at Humanist Society Scotland, calls for dead letter blasphemy ...

Published 7 June 2018

Blog: Is time up for Scottish Limited Partnerships?

Bonar Mercer looks at a fresh consultation on proposed reforms to the limited partnerships regime. ...

Published 6 June 2018