Blogs



Blog: Beware of ransom strips

Kirstin Nee explains the importance of identifying ransom strips. Property Law and Land Registr ...

Published 21 February 2018

Blog: Test case needed to shine light on tribunal grey area

Margaret Anne Clark discusses the ways in which HM Courts & Tribunals Service could deal with le ...

Published 19 February 2018

Blog: Recovering VAT on undefended expenses

David Alexander comments on a recent case on the recoverability (or otherwise) of VAT on expenses ...

Published 19 February 2018

Blog: Taxing problems in Edinburgh's property market

Martin Campbell looks at whether tax measures have had their intended effect in Edinburgh. The Ed ...

Published 13 February 2018

Blog: Trade Bill 2017 – 2019

Jennifer White outlines the provisions of proposed trade legislation. The government introduced t ...

Published 12 February 2018

Blog: Modern succession planning

Scottish Family Business Day takes place today. In honour of that, Robert Burns takes a look at ...

Published 6 February 2018

Blog: Should Scotland have a Mediation Act? The Irish experience

Solicitor and commercial mediator Paul Kirkwood asks whether Scotland should follow Ireland in int ...

Published 5 February 2018

Blog: Time for schools to treat parents equally

Families Need Fathers Scotland suggests some schools' treatment of non-resident parents falls foul o ...

Published 2 February 2018

Blog: Has the CMA lost its merger control?

David Flint and Rebecca Ferguson look at how the CMA's approach to mergers in the grocery market is ...

Published 31 January 2018

Blog: Should the LGBT community be required to bear the burden of Brexit?

Barrister Jonathan Cooper OBE of Doughty Street Chambers looks at the protections guaranteed by t ...

Published 30 January 2018

Blog: Tools to weather an insolvency storm in the construction industry

In the wake of Carillion's collapse, Shona McCusker looks at the contractual protections available ...

Published 26 January 2018

Blog: Learning from our mistakes

Colin Hulme discusses the most commonly encountered pitfalls in intellectual property law. I ...

Published 24 January 2018

Blog: Business and cryptocurrencies – future or failure?

Jamie Watt looks at the business risks associated with cryptocurrency projects, and the potential fo ...

Published 23 January 2018

Blog: Construction Act reform – potential impact on the industry

Rebecca Barrass looks at the details of a UK government consultation reviewing changes to constr ...

Published 19 January 2018

Blog: Please sir, can we have some more (information)?

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has fined (for the first time ever) a merging party f ...

Published 16 January 2018