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Housing damages action raised in wrong forum

Sheriff holds solicitors liable for mistakes as to jurisdiction

Housing Chamber procedures brought into line with sheriff court

Changes in force for name or address unknown, interest, time to pay

Model tenancy agreement amended to reflect new law

Changes apply to Scottish secure tenancies created from 1 May

Report warns over condition of tenement buildings

Holyrood working group's three main proposals to secure repairs

Tolerable standard will require smoke and CO alarms

Two year window for properties to be brought up to standard

New law in force for social housing disposals and rule changes

Regulator no longer needs to consent, but must be notified

Social landlords protected against local authority influence

Rules return housing associations to previous private status

Platinum blog series

Kenneth Pritchard OBE played a key role in the Society’s contribution to the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 during his 21 years as the Secretary of the Law Society of Scotland. Mr Pritchard became an honorary member of the Law Society of Scotland in 1997.

EU citizens and Brexit: a Government guide

Toolkit sets out rights if Withdrawal Agreement takes effect

New ACAS guide covers age discrimination, and how to respond

Advice for employers and employees on identifying and preventing it

Constructive knowledge of disability existed before report

School held to have failed in duty to make reasonable adjustments

Code of practice guides employers over illegal working

New code sets out checks, civil penalties, and defences