Michael Sheridan explores whether punishments dealt out under Scotland's new drink driving legislation are proportionate.
Published 30 June 2015
Ben Zielinski (pictured) discusses the Court of Session's reiteration that commercial common sense is only relevant to interpreting the terms of a contract if those terms are ambiguous.
Published 23 June 2015
Published 22 June 2015
by Catriona Munro, partner in the EU competition and regulatory team at Maclay Murray & Spens LLP
Published 15 June 2015
Professor James Chalmers discusses the legal requirements that require to be satisfied in order to render Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael's election void.
Published 28 May 2015
David McClements discusses the implications of a UN committee's interpretation of Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Published 26 May 2015
by John Fotheringham, associate at bto solicitors
Published 15 May 2015
Marco Rinaldi discusses a German case in which the employment rights of a footballer have been brought into line with those of other workers.
Published 11 May 2015
Robert Preston, of Living and Dying Well, an evidence-based think tank who are against proposed changes to the law on assisted-dying discusses the law as it stands both sides of the border.
Published 7 May 2015
Professor James Chalmers discusses the curious case of RR v HM Advocate HCJAC 34, summarised here.
Published 15 April 2015
It’s a sad fact that as technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, so do the techniques employed by criminals to commit fraudulent activity. Here, Paul McCluskey, head of professional practices at Bank of Scotland, examines different methods employed by fraudsters, and how best to combat them.
Published 1 April 2015
Darina Kerr (pictured) discusses impending changes to the operation of judicial review in Scotland.
Published 20 March 2015
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
Fiona McAllister (pictured) discusses privacy rights six months after the creation of IPSO.
Published 9 March 2015
David Menzies (pictured) responds to allegations that the insolvency profession in Scotland preys on the vulnerable.
Published 5 March 2015