17 Jan 18
David Stewart wants fire suppression in all new-build social housing
Five party leaders invited to share hopes and concerns
Unopposed approval after first debate, but amendments likely
Karen Fulton joins from Harper Macleod
16 Jan 18
Inaugural meeting next week for parents with difficult contact
"One lifetime is not enough"
Equality in service
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25 Jan 18
Insurance Directive and anti-money laundering rules to consider
29 Jan 18
EHRC/Michael Rubenstein annual review
Having retired from the University of Edinburgh, George Gretton tells of his passion for the law, his belief in the Scottish system and his admiration for those who work with real-life legal problems
Have you kept up that new year’s resolution? How do you acquire the mindset that enables you to persevere with changing the way you do things? Our author shares some lessons from experience
Equality duties do not only apply to solicitors as employers: all who provide a service to the public owe duties, breach of which could found a discrimination claim. Are you doing enough to meet them?
The Scottish Law Commission has published its Report on Moveable Transactions, the emphasis of which is to enable businesses to raise finance against their assets more easily. What does it recommend?
A defence solicitor explains how cases in which an accused may have statutory protection as a victim of human trafficking or exploitation may arise in an unexpected context
Scots contract law is changing rapidly, and further reforms are on the way. This article outlines some key developments to keep up with