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Our Legal Heritage: The Faculty Mummy

In 1748, James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton, an antiquarian who had travelled in Egypt, presented ...

Published 16 July 2018

Book review: Scottish Legal History Volume 1: 1000 – 1707

Writing a textbook is not an easy endeavour. Not only is it regarded by the broader academic communi ...

Published 12 July 2018

Jennifer White: To frack, or not to frack...

Jennifer White The Court of Session has recently confirmed that there is no ban on fracking in ...

Published 10 July 2018

Annemaree McDonough: Financial fair play – a follow up

Annemaree McDonough What a difference a few months makes. In April the press was full of t ...

Published 5 July 2018

Blog: The legislative supremacy of government

Professor Stephen Tierney At the same time as Parliament prepares to ‘take back control&r ...

Published 4 July 2018

Blog: Green light for DWP consultation on trustees’ legal duty to consider ESG risks

Richard MacDonald The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a consultation with a ...

Published 2 July 2018

Blog: Private Residential Tenancies – time to update your bookmarks!

With Scotland’s new tribunals structure now progressively coming into operation, lawyers and o ...

Published 29 June 2018

Blog: Plot thickens on returning abandoned land to use

Kirsty Glennan Kirsty Glennan, senior solicitor at Burness Paull, writes on impending changes t ...

Published 26 June 2018

Blog: Partnership of Theseus

Frances Ennis Frances Ennis looks at a recently issued judgment of the the Inner House in ...

Published 22 June 2018

Blog: Fatal accident inquiries – A long wait for answers

Alan Calderwood Alan Calderwood explains the fatal accident inquiry process. Fatal accident in ...

Published 22 June 2018

Blog: Red letter day for Christian Louboutin

Colin Hulme Luxury French shoe designer, Christian Louboutin, appears to be close to winning a ...

Published 21 June 2018

Blog: Home sweet home

Lesley Murphy Lesley Murphy looks at the law around remote working. Avoid the commute. Keep a ...

Published 19 June 2018

Blog: Taking Pride in the work we do

Calum Guthrie In recent years, businesses have been supporting Pride events in ever increasing ...

Published 18 June 2018

Blog: Battling Brexit – challenge over revocability of Article 50 notification rejected

Graham Horn Graham Horn recounts the latest legal episode in the battle against Brexit. In Dec ...

Published 15 June 2018

Blog: 'Independent contractor' wins worker status

Katy Wedderburn Katy Wedderburn and Rhea McKenzie analyse yesterday's employment judgment from ...

Published 14 June 2018