Platinum blog series

In the latest in our series of platinum anniversary blogs, Senior Solicitor at Renfrewshire Council and member of our Privacy Law Sub-committee, Mark Conroy, argues that freedom of information legislation has changed the landscape in Scotland and brought about more transparency and honesty.

Legal aid: a 3% rise, and then what?

Ken Dalling offers some thoughts to mark the day of the general increase

Platinum blog series

In the latest in our series of platinum anniversary blogs, Scottish solicitor and chartered trade mark attorney Caroline Pigott looks at how IP has changed over the years

Cryptocurrencies: HMRC delivers the reckoning

Tax treatment guidance rules on investment activity and trading

OPG fees rise; jurisdiction check added to registration forms

1 April sees most fees go up with inflation

Transparency among goals of charity law overhaul

Ministers consulting on OSCR proposals until 1 April

Regulations complete Scottish cremation policy update

Rules for remains and records to prevent repeat of ashes scandal

Commission revises proposed Trusts (Scotland) Bill

Parliamentary slot awaited for modernising measure

Platinum blog series

As part of our Platinum Anniversary blog series, Andrew C Ferguson, a solicitor at Fife Council, discusses how the gender balance of the profession has changed since he became a solicitor over 30 years ago.

Letter: social mobility needs employers

Some practical steps through which employers can be more proactive

Law for people

The dignity of the law has come before the dignity of those caught up in its processes. What might happen if that were reversed?

Sheriff refuses financial order due to “web of deceit"

Agent “lost sight of role of solicitor” instructing expert