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Alice Minick believes the Court of Session case Van Oord UK Ltd v Dragados, which overturned an adjudicator's decision on the grounds of a breach of natural justice, provides an interesting opportunity to examine a successful challenge of an adjudicator's decision. It is unusual these days

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Hamish Lean discusses how farmers in Scotland have been outbid by the forestry industry, as the value of hill land rises. Is productive agricultural land being lost to forestry in the race to meet net-zero? There has been concern within the agricultural industry for some time that this is the case.

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The Scottish government is currently working on new laws aimed at preventing homelessness. They aim to strengthen housing rights and prevent homelessness through earlier interventions. While Clan Childlaw welcomes the intention to prevent homelessness, we are concerned that the proposals – if

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David J Black reminds the powers that be of the separation of powers. It goes without saying that all those who are in the business of dealing with the intricacies of legal process enjoy harvesting the ripened fruits of historic precedent. These can go back a long way, but not often as far as the 5

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It was Robert Burns who wrote: "Facts are chiels that winna ding, and downa be disputed." He was of course writing about royalty in his 1786 poem, A Dream. Burns was most certainly not thinking of future Scottish legal expenses when he penned these words! Yet as with much of the Bard's work, there i

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New approaches to protecting and restoring nature are the theme of recent publications by NatureScot and the (UK government) Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs, writes Neil Collar. The availability and shortcomings of legal tools are key factors in achieving those objectives.

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