A solicitor accredited in child law explains the advance payment scheme, the first stage of the Scottish Government's financial redress scheme for survivors of historical child abuse in care
The ongoing controversy since the Brexit referendum, and in Scotland over a new independence vote, has exposed the drawbacks of the unwritten British constitution and the need for clearly stated rules
Form F9, the much criticised court form for intimation to a child, is finally to be replaced, but the Scottish Child Law Centre supports further reform to ensure meaningful participation by the child
Two lawyers also qualified in French or Spanish law explain the matrimonial property regimes that may apply where a couple, whether or not of mixed nationality, acquire property in one of these countries
Stringent Home Office criteria for spousal visas, and their “overzealous” application, will mean a big increase in the number of families split between the UK and another country after Brexit
In this issue
- Claiming under the advance payment scheme
- Time for a written constitution
- New form F9: worth the wait?
- Wedded to a matrimonial property regime
- Brexit divorce set to increase UK's “skype families”
- Corporate personality: Justice v Doctrine
- Reading for pleasure
- The Law Society of Scotland Expert Witness Index 2019
- Opinion: Judith Robertson
- Book reviews
- Profile: Michael Clancy
- President's column
- Is your legal data being held to ransom?
- People on the move
- Sign up – log in – action!
- Frozen out?
- Taxing times for litigators
- DNA analysis: when research just isn’t enough
- Brexit focus: EU citizen settlement remedies
- Why employers should report on wellbeing
- 3% – and then what?
- 1,000 days of mediation
- Barred from acting
- To name or not to name?
- Enter the “What I Think”
- Fixed penalties and fair trials
- Auto-enrolment: keeping employers on their toes
- Scottish Solicitors' Discipline Tribunal
- Vulnerable accused: a need for knowledge
- Burdens and who can enforce them
- Convener’s final bow
- Public policy highlights
- TCSP review update
- Westminster: answering the call
- Accredited paralegal practice area highlight: family law
- Accredited Paralegal Committee profile
- Nyona named star paralegal
- Ask Ash
- Moving nightmares part 2
- Complaints: seeking consistent practice
- Morally bankrupt?
- For the elderly: how SFE works
- Standing up to challenge