Platinum blog series

As part of our platinum anniversary blog series, Scottish solicitor, Policy Executive and Secretary to our Criminal Law Committee, Gillian Mawdsley discusses the death penalty, its implications in terms of human rights and abolition in the context of our 70 year history.

Platinum blog series

As part of our platinum anniversary blog series, Aiste Slezeviciute, a member of our Competition Law Sub-Committee and Assistant Director, Mergers at the Competition and Markets Authority, looks at the broad reach of competition law.

Platinum blog series

As part of our platinum anniversary blog series, Adèle Nicol, Partner, Anderson Strathern and member of our Rural Affairs Sub-committee looks at the rights of agricultural tenants over the past 70 years.

Platinum blog series

In the next in our series of Platinum blogs, Alyson Shaw, trainee solicitor at Shepherd and Wedderburn reflects on the impact of technology on the legal profession.

Platinum blog series

In the next in our series of Platinum blogs, Rebecca Lindsay, trainee solicitor at Wright Johnston Mackenzie reflects on the potential loss of governmental accountability in the wake of Brexit and the possible impact on the environment.

Platinum blog series

In the latest in our series of platinum anniversary blogs, Michael Kusznir, solicitor at Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace and member of our Trust and Succession Law Sub-committee, looks back to a time when an ‘illegitimate’ child was a stranger in law and blood to its parents.

Letter: kindness – what effect?

Data should be provided on whether the "kindness courts" really make a difference

Letter: about that 3%

The recent legal aid increase is no rise at all

Letter: challenging factors' rates

Should higher charges close to settlement be challenged as duress?

Uncovering the unacceptable

Our self-styled ethical profession has a problem of bullying and harassment. Can it be treated as a question of fitness to practise?

Failure to hold appeal hearing triggered unfair dismissal

Company could rely on tribunal’s adverse finding on credibility

Men cannot claim enhanced shared parental pay: Appeal Court

Supreme Court appeal likely on indirect discrimination case