Blogs



Blog: 10 things about the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016

Lynne Gray Lynne Gray details 10 key points about Scotland's new lobbying legislation. Scotlan ...

Published 14 March 2018

Blog: Assuming responsibility – Steel v NRAM Limited

Andrew Foyle Andrew Foyle reflects on how a recent Supreme Court judgment affects professional negl ...

Published 9 March 2018

Blog: 'Smash and Grab' adjudications - too good to be ‘true’?

Ross Cameron Ross Cameron looks at whether a recent English case could curb "smash and grab" adjudi ...

Published 9 March 2018

Blog: Competition regulator targets construction sector

Charles Livingstone Charles Livingstone and Adam McCabe look at the CMA's crackdown on anti-com ...

Published 6 March 2018

Blog: Red alert! Louboutin struggles to put best foot forward

David Flint and Rebecca Henderson look at a recent case on trademarking colours. Recently, the in ...

Published 5 March 2018

Blog: HSE enforcement – more notices and more appeals?

Kevin Clancy Kevin Clancy discusses the possible implications of a recent Supreme Court judgment on ...

Published 28 February 2018

Blog: Beware of ransom strips

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

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

Published 19 February 2018

Blog: Taxing problems in Edinburgh's property market

Martin Campbell Martin Campbell looks at whether tax measures have had their intended effect in Edi ...

Published 13 February 2018

Blog: Trade Bill 2017 – 2019

Jennifer White Jennifer White outlines the provisions of proposed trade legislation. The governmen ...

Published 12 February 2018

Blog: Modern succession planning

Robert Burns Scottish Family Business Day takes place today. In honour of that, Robert Burns tak ...

Published 6 February 2018

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

Paul Kirkwood Solicitor and commercial mediator Paul Kirkwood asks whether Scotland should follow I ...

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