Has the Scottish legal profession properly considered the Roberton Review proposals before criticising them? The author believes a better debate is needed and that independent regulation is necessary
Most practitioners, fortunately, have no direct involvement with the Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal, but the Tribunal believes it is worth knowing what its powers are and how it operates
This address to the 21st Century Bar conference recalls experience of the early Commercial Court 25 years ago, considers how its practice has developed and offers some personal wishes for the future
Scotland’s money advice sector is suffering from funding cuts as it faces rising demand, and the Scottish Government’s new Debt Advice Route Map contains little to improve the situation
The 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is finally to be incorporated into Scots law, but how will this work in practice?