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The UK Supreme Court judgment on employment tribunal fees has boosted the principle of access to justice. Our feature considers how the court reached its decision, and some practical consequences
The law on state aid, an important part of the EU legal regime, will still have a significant role to play post-Brexit, even if the form it will take remains unclear
The author's research project examining intellectual property litigation offers new insights for practitioners into the Court of Session’s IP caseload, and comparisons with courts elsewhere
Is a welfare power of attorney sufficient where a person lacking capacity does not agree with their care arrangements? Why do public authorities increasingly insist that a welfare guardian be appointed?
Does a recent English case affect personal injury trust practice in Scotland? And what lessons does it have for professional trustees and other practitioners?
Despite efforts to hear the views of children in court decisions affecting them, there is no special method for communicating the ultimate decision. Could one sheriff's initiative provide a benchmark?