Why a rugby ace’s mysterious retirement offers valuable lessons for holding on to business prize assets, writes Graham Millar.Johan Goosen announced his immediate retirement from rugby (aged just 24) and is now listed as a commercial director in his native South Africa.Rumour has it he wanted a mo
Kay Springham QC It is every professional’s worst nightmare – a complaint is made and investigated by your regulatory body. What is worse is if the complaint is upheld, and a decision has to be taken on the sanction to be imposed, writes Kay Springham QC, of Compass Chambers.
Gillian Craig Contractual third party rights, one of Scotland’s most antiquated and inflexible laws is about to get the 21st century treatment as a new bill was introduced last week in the Scottish Parliament, writes Gillian Craig.
Chris Mackay The Scottish government has issued “A Consultation on the Long Term Management of the Crown Estate in Scotland". In April 2017 Scottish Crown estates assets will be transferred to a new interim body. Chris Mackay looks at what this will mean for our ports and harbours.
Alan Pritchard A data breach is the unintended disclosure of private data. For some, this means clients’ personal details, for others, it is a leak of critical data about a major acquisition or merger. Every hour approximately 157,154 records are stolen or leaked into the public domain and the cos
Katy Wedderburn Katy Wedderburn takes a look at the year ahead in employment law.
Alan McIntosh Scottish consumers are not getting a fair deal. Their homes are being placed at risk because they are being denied solutions that are enshrined in legislation, writes Alan McIntosh.
Douglas Strang A recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has shed light on the way that tribunals should interpret the test for disability discrimination, explains Douglas Strang.
John Sturrock QC I was delighted to read my friend Angela Grahame QC’s article recently. As the recently elected Vice Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, Angela is bringing a freshness and agility of thought to her work in that role. And, as a regular tweeter, she is also bringing a contemporary joi
Julie Hamilton Julie Hamilton considers occupiers' liability in the wake of Craig Anderson.With parents’ demanding, varied and ever changing work schedules the need for alternative child care arrangements is on the rise, with many parents becoming reliant upon childminders, family and friends now
Liina Tulk Liina Tulk considers circumstances where a banking dispute can turn into a professional negligence claim against previous lawyers.