Blogs



Blog: A return to first principles in prescription reform is fair to consumers

Mike Dailly Govan Law Centre (GLC) has argued that the Scottish government's reform of the law of ...

Published 25 April 2018

Blog: Changes to guardianship in Scotland

Laura McDowall Laura McDowall looks ahead to proposed reforms to the rules of guardianship in Sco ...

Published 24 April 2018

Blog: Sanction for counsel clarified

Carly Forrest (left) and Katie Anderson Carly Forrest and Katie Anderson explain the implications ...

Published 24 April 2018

Blog: Inhibitions – don’t lose yours

Gary Donaldson Gary Donaldson explains the art of searching the Register of Inhibitions. Buried in ...

Published 20 April 2018

Blog: Less exceptions required in Prescription Bill

Alan McIntosh Alan McIntosh argues, amongst other things, that the Prescription (Scotland) Bill 201 ...

Published 20 April 2018

Blog: One more step towards a Scottish Biometrics Commissioner

Matthew Rice Matthew Rice writes on the need for reform of Scotland's biometric data regime. Sc ...

Published 16 April 2018

Gordon Jackson QC: Mini-devils set sights on the bar

Gordon Jackson QC Dean of Faculty, Gordon Jackson QC, explains a new scheme for students considerin ...

Published 16 April 2018

Blog: A return to warrant sales unwarranted

Alan McIntosh warns against the reintroduction of a "a Dickensian-style system of debt recovery ...

Published 16 April 2018

Blog: Shared parental leave no match for maternity leave

Sarah Gilzean The EAT have overturned an employment tribunal's decision that a male suffered direct ...

Published 13 April 2018

Blog: Spotlight on mediation

Graham Boyack looks at how mediation is faring in Scotland. The Justice Committee of the Scottis ...

Published 12 April 2018

Taxation of termination payments – all change

David Hoey The UK government has issued a reminder that the way in which termination payments are t ...

Published 11 April 2018

Blog: Third party liability insurance – a dog owner's best friend?

Heather Tierney To protect the public, it should be taboo for dog owners not to have third party li ...

Published 10 April 2018

Blog: Scotland’s Panama Papers

Mike Dailly Solicitor advocate Mike Dailly calls on lawyers to stop acting for SLPs that ignore tr ...

Published 10 April 2018

Blog: Good intentions can produce bad law

Brent Haywood A report card on legislation in Scotland would praise the intentions of the Scottis ...

Published 9 April 2018

Blog: Five things you might not know about the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland

Jennifer Henderson 1 April was the official first day for the new Keeper of the Registers of Scotla ...

Published 4 April 2018