Blogs



Blog: New contracts for GPs rolled out

Andy Drane, partner at Davidson Chalmers, writes on new arrangements affect GPs and GP premises. ...

Published 11 May 2018

Our Legal Heritage: Maclean's Speech from the Dock

In the second of our new occasional series, Connor Beaton looks at John Maclean's famous speech from ...

Published 11 May 2018

Blog: New legislation represents fundamental change for civil litigation

Garry Ferguson, member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers committee and partner at BTO Solicitors, ...

Published 9 May 2018

Blog: Call for 'rights for grandparents' law

Denise Laverty, associate solicitor and accredited family law specialist at BTO Solicitors, writes ...

Published 9 May 2018

Blog: CVAs and what it means for landlords

Addi Speirs, partner in Addleshaw Goddard’s restructuring team, writes on the value of Compa ...

Published 8 May 2018

Blog: Computer evidence in the Sheriff Court

Michael Upton, advocate at The Hastie Stable, writes on computer evidence in the Sheriff Court. I ...

Published 8 May 2018

Blog: Civil Litigation Bill – better access to justice?

Caroline Kelly (pictured), partner and solicitor advocate at Thorntons, writes on the new legislatio ...

Published 4 May 2018

Blog: Can courts improve how they communicate with jurors in criminal trials?

This week saw the publication of an evidence review, commissioned by the Scottish government, into m ...

Published 1 May 2018

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

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

Published 25 April 2018

Blog: Changes to guardianship in Scotland

Laura McDowall looks ahead to proposed reforms to the rules of guardianship in Scotland. As pr ...

Published 24 April 2018

Blog: Sanction for counsel clarified

Carly Forrest and Katie Anderson explain the implications of a recent case in which sanction for ...

Published 24 April 2018

Blog: Inhibitions – don’t lose yours

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

Published 20 April 2018

Blog: Less exceptions required in Prescription Bill

Alan McIntosh argues, amongst other things, that the Prescription (Scotland) Bill 2018 should be w ...

Published 20 April 2018

Blog: One more step towards a Scottish Biometrics Commissioner

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

Published 16 April 2018

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

Dean of Faculty, Gordon Jackson QC, explains a new scheme for students considering a career at the ...

Published 16 April 2018