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From the archives - November 1999

How the "Trident" sheriff got it wrong

Criticism of the sheriff's decision to acquit the three protesters against Trident missiles on grounds of international law

Directors' duties and fair dealing reviewed

Discussion of a joint report by the Law Commission and Scottish Law Commission on company directors' duties and conflicts of interests

MDPs - independence of advice is the key issue

Chairman of the Society's MDP working party sets out his own views on the continuing discussion whether MDPs involving solicitors should be permitted in Scotland

Be both commercial and professional

First of a series exploring solutions to the challenges of managing professional partnerships, considers why traditional management techniques do not work well in such organisations

Response to Ombudsman's recommendations

Responses by the Society's Council to the recommendations in the Scottish Legal Services Ombudsman's 8th annual report

Interview: John Clarke

Interview with a business law solicitor who believes in embracing the challenges of new technology

Reducing risk in use of IT

Management risks associated with the use of email and the internet

House builders' missives

Society's Conveyancing Committee and the Scottish House Builders' Association have been in dialogue discussing the content of builders' missives