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Rachael Kelsey: Brexit Implications for family law II – the age of the Convention

Before the festive break, Rachael Kelsey did her first update on the implications of Brexit for family law, giving a general overview of where we are with the three most likely political outcomes. Things are moving apace and there was a significant, if under the radar, development on 28th December 2018, relating to both child and spousal maintenance.

Published 7 January 2019

Jennifer Jack: Article 50 case offers a third path for Brexit

Jennifer Jack, a member of the legal team that represented the MPs in Wightman and others, summarises the case.

Published 4 January 2019

Meghan Jenkins: Collective bargaining rights ruled out for self-employed contractors in Deliveroo case

This month brought another interesting development in the ongoing saga of employment status for gig economy workers, writes Meghan Jenkins.

Published 21 December 2018

Katharine Muir: Criminal liability and supply chain management

Katharine Muir highlights a very serious case implicating a company's products in the deaths of infants.

Published 20 December 2018

Rachael Kelsey: Brexit implications for family law

Rachael Kelsey, a director at SKO Family Law Specialists, will be writing regular updates for Scottish Legal News in coming weeks, dealing with the specifics of the Brexit implications for family law.

Published 18 December 2018

Ross Macfarlane QC: The highs and lows of the Faculty choir's first show

Sheriff Ross Macfarlane QC, artistic director of the Faculty of Advocates choir, writes on the humble beginnings of its annual Christmas carol charity fundraiser.

Published 18 December 2018

Tony McGlennan: Why cold calling may be less of a nuisance

Tony McGlennan, legal director at Addleshaw Goddard, writes on a new crackdown on nuisance phone calls.

Published 17 December 2018

Kate Fergusson: Goodwill is not just for Christmas at Pinsent Masons

Kate Fergusson, head of responsible business at Pinsent Masons, reflects on the international law firm's fundraising work in Scotland.

Published 17 December 2018

Irish Legal Heritage: Pitchcapping

Seosamh Gráinséir, writing for "Irish Legal Heritage" in our sister publication Irish Legal News, reflects on 'pitchcapping', a gruesome practice which may interest readers in Scotland.

Published 17 December 2018

Blog: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act – what you need to know

Jennifer Broatch and Maria Gravelle look at the provisions of the new domestic abuse legislation.

Published 14 December 2018

Alan Meek: All 'Hale' the Court of Appeal

Alan Meek analyses the Court of Appeal case of Global Corporate Limited v Dirk Stefan Hale.

Published 14 December 2018

Colin Hulme: IP report confirms designs are key part of UK economy

Colin Hulme comments on what new intellectual property data reveals.

Published 13 December 2018

Our Legal Heritage: Johnny Ramensky

John Forsyth writes...

Published 12 December 2018

Blog: Managing your millennials

Blackadders' Simon Allison and Duncan Milne discuss the expectations of millennials in the workplace. 

Published 11 December 2018

Professor Stephen Tierney: Article 50 decision calls into question political neutrality of the CJEU

Stephen Tierney, professor of constitutional theory at Edinburgh University, comments on today's Brexit judgment from the CJEU.

Published 10 December 2018