Blogs



Blog: Computer evidence in the Sheriff Court

Michael Upton Michael Upton, advocate at The Hastie Stable, writes on computer evidence in the ...

Published 8 May 2018

Blog: Civil Litigation Bill – better access to justice?

Caroline Kelly (pictured), partner and solicitor advocate at Thorntons, writes on the new legislatio ...

Published 4 May 2018

Blog: Can courts improve how they communicate with jurors in criminal trials?

This week saw the publication of an evidence review, commissioned by the Scottish government, into m ...

Published 1 May 2018

Blog: A return to first principles in prescription reform is fair to consumers

Mike Dailly Govan Law Centre (GLC) has argued that the Scottish government's reform of the law of ...

Published 25 April 2018

Blog: Changes to guardianship in Scotland

Laura McDowall Laura McDowall looks ahead to proposed reforms to the rules of guardianship in Sco ...

Published 24 April 2018

Blog: Sanction for counsel clarified

Carly Forrest (left) and Katie Anderson Carly Forrest and Katie Anderson explain the implications ...

Published 24 April 2018

Blog: Inhibitions – don’t lose yours

Gary Donaldson Gary Donaldson explains the art of searching the Register of Inhibitions. Buried in ...

Published 20 April 2018

Blog: Less exceptions required in Prescription Bill

Alan McIntosh Alan McIntosh argues, amongst other things, that the Prescription (Scotland) Bill 201 ...

Published 20 April 2018

Blog: One more step towards a Scottish Biometrics Commissioner

Matthew Rice Matthew Rice writes on the need for reform of Scotland's biometric data regime. Sc ...

Published 16 April 2018

Gordon Jackson QC: Mini-devils set sights on the bar

Gordon Jackson QC Dean of Faculty, Gordon Jackson QC, explains a new scheme for students considerin ...

Published 16 April 2018

Blog: A return to warrant sales unwarranted

Alan McIntosh warns against the reintroduction of a "a Dickensian-style system of debt recovery ...

Published 16 April 2018

Blog: Shared parental leave no match for maternity leave

Sarah Gilzean The EAT have overturned an employment tribunal's decision that a male suffered direct ...

Published 13 April 2018

Blog: Spotlight on mediation

Graham Boyack looks at how mediation is faring in Scotland. The Justice Committee of the Scottis ...

Published 12 April 2018

Taxation of termination payments – all change

David Hoey The UK government has issued a reminder that the way in which termination payments are t ...

Published 11 April 2018

Blog: Third party liability insurance – a dog owner's best friend?

Heather Tierney To protect the public, it should be taboo for dog owners not to have third party li ...

Published 10 April 2018