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The Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Act 2023 received Royal Assent on 7 March 2023. Niall McLean and Tony Convery detail the changes it makes. Once the relevant sections of the Act are commenced, they will make substantial amendments to the circumstances in which dogs can be used to hunt, search f

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Sue Gilchrist comments on a new bill intended to protect employees from sexual harassment. The UK government has intervened on draft legislation currently before parliament to address the risk that employers will take “unreasonable or drastic measures” to avoid being held liable for the

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Recent legal news has been dominated by the coming into effect of the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022 in England and Wales. Previously, the law provided that individuals aged 16 and 17 in England and Wales were capable of entering a marriage, provided that they had parental con

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Advocate Michael Upton looks at an early bank crash and its reverberations in Scots law.   Readers accustomed to making their way from Queen Street Station to Glasgow Sheriff Court have probably walked along Glassford Street. With bank crashes back in season, you may care next time to glan

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Iain Drummond analyses Lord Sandison’s recent opinion in Atalian Servest AMK Limited v BW (Electrical Contractors) Limited, an Outer House case which outlines the difficulty of challenging adjudicator’s decisions and the importance of precise drafting when deviating from standard form co

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The management and processing of data remains at the forefront of consideration for all businesses and organisations, a well-publicised example of which was the cyber-attack on Arnold Clark to steal customer data in December last year, which highlighted the impact such matters can have on a strong b

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Ransomware attacks are increasing in volume, and threat actors are increasingly aggressive and sophisticated in the nature of such attacks. While guidance has been introduced to help businesses understand what measures they should take to address ransomware risk, there are increasingly complex chall

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Fragomen solicitor Kelly Hardman explains why immigration is inevitably a central issue today for offshore wind employers striving to ensure they have the workforce they need – and why they should already be planning as a key area of concession comes to an end. The UK is currently a world lead

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Roman MacKenzie explores the Gary Lineker and BBC saga through an employment law lens. Welcome back to another classic matchup. The build-up has been immense and the fan interest has never been higher, taking the nation by storm: the BBC’s social media policy vs Gary Lineker’s personal v

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Phoebe Crane considers two cases which shed light on how the court may treat defenders’ attempts to claim expenses following successful defence of a claim. Typically, the award of judicial expenses follows success. However, this all changed in the context of personal injury and clinical neglig

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It seems odd that a psychiatrist once described in a Times interview with Stephanie Marsh as "the most hated doctor in Britain" should suddenly become the most all-powerful doctor in that very same benighted realm – yet that is precisely what has happened. On January 27th Sir Simon Wessely too

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Jeremy Glen and Erin Findlay take a look at the state of the UK fintech sector and discuss its future potential. The UK fintech sector is the largest in Europe, second only to the United States globally. As the UK government aims to strike a balance between innovation and the maintenance of a secure

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