Blogs



Michael Thomson: Doubts rising over CVA effectiveness

Michael Thomson Company voluntary arrangements (CVAS) are very much in vogue. Why? Growth of on ...

Published 16 July 2018

John McArthur: Inheritance Tax delays can cost beneficiaries dear

John McArthur John McArthur calls for an overhaul of Britain's creaking inheritance tax regime. ...

Published 13 July 2018

Lewis Richardson: No defence, simple?

Lewis Richardson Lewis Richardson discusses a recent decision from the Sheriff Appeal Court in ...

Published 13 July 2018

Audrey Ferrie: Licensed trade faces hangover following new rules

Audrey Ferrie The licensed trade in Scotland is facing an almighty hangover caused by the legal ...

Published 12 July 2018

Matt Farrell: Break Notices in Scotland - actual receipt and terms of the notice

Matt Farrell Break notices are precarious enough, but some recent cases have suggested that the ...

Published 11 July 2018

Blog: The legislative supremacy of government

Professor Stephen Tierney At the same time as Parliament prepares to ‘take back control&r ...

Published 4 July 2018

Blog: Private Residential Tenancies – time to update your bookmarks!

With Scotland’s new tribunals structure now progressively coming into operation, lawyers and o ...

Published 29 June 2018

Blog: Plot thickens on returning abandoned land to use

Kirsty Glennan Kirsty Glennan, senior solicitor at Burness Paull, writes on impending changes t ...

Published 26 June 2018

Blog: Partnership of Theseus

Frances Ennis Frances Ennis looks at a recently issued judgment of the the Inner House in ...

Published 22 June 2018

Blog: Red letter day for Christian Louboutin

Colin Hulme Luxury French shoe designer, Christian Louboutin, appears to be close to winning a ...

Published 21 June 2018

Blog: Home sweet home

Lesley Murphy Lesley Murphy looks at the law around remote working. Avoid the commute. Keep a ...

Published 19 June 2018

Blog: Battling Brexit – challenge over revocability of Article 50 notification rejected

Graham Horn Graham Horn recounts the latest legal episode in the battle against Brexit. In Dec ...

Published 15 June 2018

Blog: 'Independent contractor' wins worker status

Katy Wedderburn Katy Wedderburn and Rhea McKenzie analyse yesterday's employment judgment from ...

Published 14 June 2018

Blog: Law clinics and pro bono publico in the internet age

Malcolm Combe Malcolm Combe, a senior lecturer at the University of Aberdeen and chair of the S ...

Published 11 June 2018

Blog: Beware of evolving cybercrime threat

Elizabeth Comerford Elizabeth Comerford discusses the strategies cybercriminals use against law ...

Published 11 June 2018