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
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.