construction law

Julie Scott-Gilroy accredited as construction specialist

Julie Scott-Gilroy, an associate at Morton Fraser, has been accredited as a specialist in construction law by the Law Society of Scotland.

Published 17 December 2019

Jonathan Seddon: The future is pre-fab

Jonathan Seddon determines the pros and cons of a modular approach to delivering homes compared to traditional building.

Published 12 December 2019

In pictures... Harper Macleod hosts construction club seminar

Last night saw Harper Macleod host the first of its quarterly construction club seminars.

Published 12 December 2019

Michelle Essen: Construction issues in the election manifestos – a Scottish view

Michelle Essen outlines what the election manifestos have in store for the VAT Reverse Charge, the Apprenticeship Levy and Skills Shortage, and Modern Methods of Construction. 

Published 9 December 2019

Roddy Cormack: Public procurement cake and SME benefits

Public procurement policy and practice, when it comes to facilitating SME involvement, seems to be focused solely upon ensuring there are opportunities at a sub-contract level. But, asks Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie legal director Roddy Cormack, does this focus miss the sweet spot in terms of actual benefit to the SME economy?

Published 25 October 2019

Neil Kelly: As you were? …an important decision from the Court of Session on collateral warranties

Neil Kelly looks at the Inner House's treatment of a case on collateral warranties that caused surprise last year.

Published 13 September 2019

Construction specialists join Morton Fraser

Morton Fraser has made three appointments to its construction team through the recruitment of a team of contentious and non-contentious construction specialists.

Published 1 April 2019