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Lewis Richardson: No defence, simple?

Lewis Richardson Lewis Richardson discusses a recent decision from the Sheriff Appeal Court in ...

Published 13 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

Roddy Harrison joins Dentons as partner in Scotland

Roddy Harrison Dentons has appointed Roddy Harrison as partner in the firm's private clien ...

Published 21 June 2018

Holyrood committee makes qualified recommendation of Prescription Bill

A Holyrood committee has recommended that the general principles of the Prescription (Scotland) Bill ...

Published 18 June 2018

BTO appoints partners in Glasgow and Edinburgh

Pictured: Lynn Melville and Ross Brown BTO Solicitors LLP has announced changes to its senior t ...

Published 13 June 2018

Blog: Law clinics and pro bono publico in the internet age

Malcolm Combe Malcolm Combe, a senior lecturer at the University of Aberdeen and chair of the S ...

Published 11 June 2018

Employment tribunal claimants can raise parallel proceedings for diligence on the dependence, judge rules

A woman awaiting a £75,000 payout following a successful employment tribunal case against her ...

Published 4 June 2018

New simple procedure does not change sheriff’s powers in dealing with undefended cases, appeal court rules

The Sheriff Appeal Court has published a judgment in three test cases concerning the court’s a ...

Published 23 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: 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

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

Jennifer Whitelaw made partner in BTO’s commercial property team

Pictured: Alan Borthwick and Jennifer Whitelaw BTO Solicitors has announced the promotion ...

Published 9 April 2018

APUC tender win for BTO

BTO has been appointed to both the “People and HR Matters” and “Charity” legal service lot ...

Published 6 March 2018