Litigation: Time-bars in litigation – is the current system fair?

One of the key issues to be considered when investigating any potential court action is that of time-bar, ie the extinguishing of your right to claim through passage of time.... Read More >

Family Law: Husband ordered to pay entire matrimonial estate to wife

In Scotland, when a person raises an action for divorce, they can apply for financial provision. The Courts will firstly consider the main principle that the net value of the... Read More >

Litigation: Apology legislation - useful or not?

The Scottish Government has proposed the Apologies (Scotland) Bill with the aim of altering the culture and attitudes surrounding making an apology. Discussions have recently been ongoing before the Scottish... Read More >

Immigration: Appendix FM- things to remember when making an application for a partner to join you in the UK- Tips for making a successful partner visa application

If you are a British Citizen or hold Indefinite Leave to Remain then you can apply for your partner to join you in the UK under Appendix FM of the... Read More >

Litigation: Victims of abuse

Over the past 15 years or so, I have acted for more than 1000 clients who, when children, were sexually or physically abused. The principal legal obstacle facing these clients,... Read More >