The Inner House at the Court of Session has upheld a decision made by the Crofting Commission denying crofters permission to erect land-based wind turbines on the grounds that the result would be "detrimental to the interests of the land owners".
Published 14 September 2020
Linda Walker looks at the risks of mixing business and pleasure in the family home.
Published 10 September 2020
A fostering couple have won a legal battle against a local authority over employment rights in a legal decision that will be "highly significant" for Scotland's other 4,000 foster carers.
Published 31 August 2020
A webinar from Balfour and Manson on 30 July will look at the biggest challenges faced by small businesses as they try to get back on their feet in the midst of the pandemic.
Published 23 July 2020
The WAG wars continue as Rebekah Vardy files an action for defamation in the High Court of England & Wales against Colleen Rooney, but how would her action fare in Scotland? Scott Clair tells all.
Published 26 June 2020
Well done to Diana Mackenzie who ran her own version of the Edinburgh Half Marathon in Aberdeen.
Published 3 June 2020
Balfour and Manson, the first Scottish legal firm to name a woman as a partner, held an event for female lawyers following in her footsteps to mark International Women’s Day 2020.
Published 10 March 2020
A lawyer is going the extra mile to support the foundation set up by sports hero Doddie Weir – by running half-marathons in four different Scottish cities.
Published 6 March 2020
Balfour and Manson has presented its final donation to Children 1st following a year of fundraising. Throughout 2019, staff at the firm baked, ran and held quizzes, raising an impressive £6,309 for the charity.
Published 5 March 2020
A sixth member of the family law team at Balfour and Manson has been accredited as a specialist in the field by the Law Society of Scotland.
Published 30 January 2020
A fundraising charity quiz evening hosted by Balfour+Manson has raised over £3,000 for an inspirational children's charity.
Published 23 October 2019
Balfour and Manson has won a tender process to provide legal services to the Faculty of Advocates – the first new appointment to the role for decades.
Published 15 July 2019
One of Scotland’s leading legal experts on medical negligence has retired after more than 45 years.
Published 7 May 2019
Scott Clair, solicitor at Balfour+Manson, explores how innovative processes can make dispute resolution quicker, easier and cheaper in the 21st century.
Published 29 April 2019
Balfour+Manson was the first law firm to assume a female partner in Scotland in 1949, and it continues to promote women on merit, says Elaine Motion.
Published 14 January 2019