Paula Chan In the wake of International Women’s Day urging us to be bold for change, Paula Chan analyses workplace hot topics featuring on her agenda for change on IWD 2017.
Angela Grahame QC In July 1995, one week after I called to the bar, I went to the High Court in Airdrie to be the Crown junior in a two-week sitting. The Advocate Depute had a separate room, and one morning a very senior criminal silk came along to negotiate a plea for his client. As was the role of
Amanda Wilson Amanda Wilson compares the different types of legal relationship available to couples following a case in England last week on civil partnerships.
Michael Watson Michael Watson discusses an innovative approach by Aberdeen City Council to raising cash.
David Ridley David Ridley looks at what the Scotland Act means for the oil and gas sector.
Alistair Bonnington In response to the Scottish Parliament's invitation for submissions to the remit of the "Commission on Parliamentary Reform”, lawyer and legal commentator Alistair Bonnington gives MSPs and the Parliament short shrift. The views expressed are Alistair's own!
Darren Murdoch By Darren Murdoch, trainee solicitor, Waddell & Mackintosh Solicitors, Troon.
Hamish Lean Hamish Lean explains the compensation regime for improvements made during an agricultural tenancy.
Colin Clelland discusses two important points regarding NEC 3 contracts following a recent Court of Session case. In recent years, the NEC 3 form of engineering and construction contract has increasingly been used to procure major engineering and infrastructure projects. It is, however, a contract t
David Wilson The requirements of a valid payment notice issued under a construction contract were considered in a previous update: “A Payment Notice? Be Clear?” with reference to the case of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust v Logan Construction (South East) Ltd (“Surrey and Sussex”) a