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Laura Morrison discusses the rise of workcations. Given the predictably unpredictable Scottish climate, it was no surprise to read the results of a YouGov poll published earlier this year. It showed that 37 per cent of UK adults who can work remotely are interested in doing their job from a holiday

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Previous generations of law students were advised to read the autobiographies of retired judges and that was certainly the case with that of Lord Wheatley One Man’s Judgement: an autobiography (1987). There was thought generally then to be much to be learnt about the central workings of the le

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The Faculty of Advocates has in general welcomed the introduction of the Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill, much of which recognises and preserves the independence of the legal profession, writes Dean of Faculty, Roddy Dunlop KC. However, as the Scottish Parliament reconvenes this we

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The Company of Scotland and its attempts to establish the colony of Caledonia on the inhospitable Isthmus of Panama, in South America, in the late seventeenth century is remembered even now as a human and financial disaster in Scottish history. The grand plan of William Paterson, whose earlier plan

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Registers of Scotland should devote its resources to addressing the backlog of applications instead of 'Unlocking the Sasine', writes the Scottish Law Agents Society. Amanda Cameron of D M Hall provided a timely reminder of the Scottish government target of having all property on the Land Register b

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Douglas Strang looks at a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in relation to unlawful discrimination. Higgs v Farmor’s School and others relates to an incident which happened as long ago as October 2018 and it is a separate matter of concern that it has taken the best part of five

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The government has granted a general licence to enable UK lawyers to provide legal advice to non-UK individuals and businesses in relation to their compliance with international sanctions on Russia, without breaching UK sanctions regulations themselves, writes Stacy Keen. UK Russian sanctions r

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In the recent case of Tilbury Douglas Construction Limited v Ove Arup & Partners Scotland Limited CA117/21 [2023] CSOH 53 the issue of prescription was revisited by Lord Harrower at a preliminary proof, writes Karen Cornwell. By way of background, the ongoing case involves the development of a f

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