Blogs



Blog: Vulnerable consumers require professional advice for debt issues

David Menzies David Menzies discusses the risk to consumers posed by debt management plans follo ...

Published 1 July 2015

Blog: The flaws in new drink-driving law

Michael Sheridan explores whether punishments dealt out under Scotland's new drink driving legislati ...

Published 30 June 2015

Blog: It's common sense

Ben Zielinski (pictured) discusses the Court of Session's reiteration that commercial common sense ...

Published 23 June 2015

Blog: Which way will the wind blow?

Alan Shanks Alan Shanks comments on wind farm subsidies as the UK government brings the closing d ...

Published 22 June 2015

Blog: Get set for a wave of claims as new aspects of competition law come into play

Catriona Munro by Catriona Munro, partner in the EU competition and regulatory team at Maclay Murra ...

Published 15 June 2015

The People versus Carmichael: what would have to be proven for legal action to succeed?

James Chalmers Professor James Chalmers discusses the legal requirements that require to be satisfi ...

Published 28 May 2015

Blog: We face new rules on incapacity

David McClements discusses the implications of a UN committee's interpretation of Article 12 of th ...

Published 26 May 2015

Blog: Public views on child support of little surprise

John Fotheringham by John Fotheringham, associate at bto solicitors Throughout the many reforms o ...

Published 15 May 2015

Blog: A German court’s verdict could add a whole new definition to the term player power

Marco Rinaldi Marco Rinaldi discusses a German case in which the employment rights of a footballer ...

Published 11 May 2015

Blog: Two Tests for an Assisted Suicide Law

Robert Preston Robert Preston, of Living and Dying Well, an evidence-based think tank who are again ...

Published 7 May 2015

Blog: Because you might be innocent, your conviction must stand

James Chalmers Professor James Chalmers discusses the curious case of RR v HM Advocate  HCJAC 34 ...

Published 15 April 2015

Blog: combating cyber crime

It’s a sad fact that as technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, so do the techniques employ ...

Published 1 April 2015

Blog: Judicial review – all change in Scotland

Darina Kerr (pictured) discusses impending changes to the operation of judicial review in Scotland. ...

Published 20 March 2015

Blog: Women under-represented at senior levels despite more entering the profession

Following SLN’s news on the increasing number of women entering the legal profession Audrey Dishin ...

Published 17 March 2015

Blog: Ssssssh… What’s the Secret to Privacy?

Fiona McAllister (pictured) discusses privacy rights six months after the creation of IPSO. Six mon ...

Published 9 March 2015