Sheriff addresses "confusion" over sanction for counsel

Obtaining sanction for particular work “misconceived”

Two English decisions exclude vicarious liability

Party dancing and religious promotion unconnected with employers

Volenti case must be raised in pleadings, Appeal Court rules

Breach of duty of care necessary for it to apply

No presumption of fault where following driver collides

Driver in front found at fault for unexpected stop

Res ipsa loquitur not a fallback where case not proved

Defender alone had to be aware of cause of accident

Platinum blog series

In the latest in our series of platinum anniversary blogs, Scottish solicitor at the Crofting Commission and Rural Affairs Sub-committee member, David Findlay looks at the introduction of a new phase of crofting law and a new Crofting Commission.

Letter: the root of our stress

The underlying reasons for stress in the profession, and the need to tackle them

Make wellbeing a thing

Staff wellbeing in legal firms has to become a matter of culture, with supporting mechanisms in place

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