Blogs



Blog: European Commission keeps up Safe Harbour pressure

Lindsay Urquhart Lindsay Urquhart  follows up on her first Safe Harbour blog. The European Commis ...

Published 26 October 2015

Blog: No port in a storm – the end for Safe Harbour?

Lindsay Urquhart Lindsay Urquhart  discusses the consequences for companies of the ECJ's Safe Harb ...

Published 19 October 2015

Blog: Grandparents to be eligible to share parental leave

Alan Delaney Alan Delaney of Maclay, Murray & Spens LLP (MMS) writes on recent announcements a ...

Published 8 October 2015

Blog: A way forward on sentencing, rehabilitation and imprisonment

Dr Cyrus Tata With the Scottish government consulting on an extension of the presumption against sh ...

Published 6 October 2015

Blog: Law Firms beware of the Information Commissioner

Laura Irvine Laura Irvine  writes on the importance of complying with the Data Protection Act 1998 ...

Published 5 October 2015

Blog: Well-meaning proposal to redress the grave wrongs of past abuse is fraught with pitfalls

Pamela Stevenson Scottish government plans to remove the three-year limitation period for civil act ...

Published 30 September 2015

Blog: How can a company in liquidation make a claim for swap misselling?

Cat MacLean Cat MacLean writes about a new scheme which aims to persuade Insolvency Practitioners ...

Published 23 September 2015

Blog: Employment Tribunal fees – a new Scottish dimension

Brian Napier QC Brian Napier QC and Jonathan Mitchell QC  discuss the possible implications of the ...

Published 10 September 2015

Blog: Overage or price top up arrangements - part one

Heather Nisbet Heather Nisbet discusses some basic contract elements for overage or price top up ...

Published 2 September 2015

Blog: Changes in UK Consumer Law

Dr. Julie Nixon Dr. Julie Nixon, solicitor at MBM Commercial  writes about recent changes to UK co ...

Published 27 August 2015

Blog: The Glasgow bin lorry crash: why we need greater transparency in prosecutorial decision-making

By Professor James Chalmers The previous two days of the Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) currently tak ...

Published 24 August 2015

Blog: Can you keep a secret?

Megan Briggs A new EU directive is set to change the law around trade secrets, Megan Briggs explain ...

Published 19 August 2015

Blog: lessons to be learned from social media misconduct case

Lorna Davis Following the decision of the EAT in Scotland's first social media misconduct case, Lor ...

Published 5 August 2015

Blog: ‘Generation rent’ is an opportunity for Scotland

Heather Pearson Last week’s media coverage of rising house costs and predictions of a growing pri ...

Published 29 July 2015

Blog: the myriad claims arising from two buses colliding

David Armstrong David Armstrong discusses the claims arising from accidents involving buses and ...

Published 24 July 2015