Litigation: Personal Injury Trusts

Most of us are familiar with the concept of a right to compensation following a personal injury caused by the fault and negligence of another - an obvious example arises... Read More >

Attention for those with leave curtailed

Apparently the Government's stated intention (in the information surrounding the introduction of the Immigration Act 2014) to make the United Kingdom a hostile environment for those without legal status is... Read More >

Family Law: Parental Responsibilities and Rights in Scotland – What are they, and who is entitled to them?

What are Parental Responsibilities and Rights? Parental responsibilities and rights, or PRRs, are given to the parents of a child in order that they can be involved in the life... Read More >

Immigration: New Bail Procedures under the Immigration Act 2014

This blog will be of interest to clients who find themselves in detention and their family members who are eager to see their loved ones released. Detention can be a... Read More >

Litigation: Misinterpretation of fetal scans during pregnancy – who can claim and what can you claim for?

Over past years, our specialised medical negligence team at Drummond Miller has dealt with a number of cases in relation to the misinterpretation of scans undertaken during pregnancy (the purpose... Read More >

Queen's Baton Relay

Drummond Miller are very proud of Musselburgh Associate, Ruth Gallacher, who, on Friday 18 July, was one of the baton bearers in Alexandria in the Queen's Baton Relay for the... Read More >

Litigation: The test for medical negligence - balancing the interests of the patient against the interests of the medical profession

The Drummond Miller Court of Session litigation team recently attended the Ampersand Summer Clinical Negligence Conference, where James Badenoch, Q.C. questioned whether or not the test for medical negligence as... Read More >

Immigration: Immigration Act 2014 in focus: Health care & Driving in the UK

As you may have seen from our recent blogs on the subject, the Immigration Act 2014 has been approved by Parliament, and while its provisions are not yet in force,... Read More >

Immigration: Some clarification of the ‘Two Year Cohabitation Rule’ in certain categories: Fetle (Partners: two year requirement) [2014] UKUT 00267

The Upper Tribunal have recently handed down a judgement in the case ofFetle (Partners: two year requirement [2014] UKUT 00267) (IAC). This is a useful authority for certain categories of... Read More >

Litigation: What price a loved one?

It is simply not possible to achieve a financial award which will ever truly compensate for the loss of a loved one. Damages awarded in claims arising out of the... Read More >