Clinical Negligence: Top Tier “Legal 500” Recognition

The “Legal 500”, an independent research organisation, has, this week, published their annual 2015 ranking tables for the Scottish Legal marketplace. For over 25 years, The “Legal 500” analyses the... Read More >

Litigation: Court reforms come into effect in Scotland

This is an historic week for Scots Law, as the implementation of the long-heralded reforms of the civil justice system begin to take effect. It is also the end of... Read More >

Immigration: Human rights in visit visa cases and beyond

On 3rd September 2015, the Upper Tribunal published two determinations which provided a welcome approach to the consideration of Article 8 ECHR (right to a private/family life) for those who... Read More >

Family Law: How is my pension valued for divorce purposes?

Most people are aware that when identifying the assets of a marriage for the purposes of a separation or divorce, pension rights whether occupational or private are taken into account.... Read More >

Litigation: Employers’ liability for the acts of their employees

On 22nd December 2014, six pedestrians were killed and a further fifteen injured when a bin lorry careered through Queen Street and George Square in Glasgow. As you will no... Read More >

Litigation: Private Prosecution

There has been much publicity lately surrounding the Fatal Accident Inquiry into the tragic Glasgow bin lorry crash last Christmas. The QC representing the family of one of the victims... Read More >

Clinical Negligence: Court finds midwifery care negligent but no compensation due – how can that be?

It is probably the most difficult situation for anyone pursuing a claim for medical negligence to accept – the treatment was negligent but yet no compensation is due. How can... Read More >

Immigration: British Children and Non British Parents - Keeping the Family together in the UK

In this blog post, Jacqueline Moore examines recent legal developments in Immigration Law, and trends in Home Office practice and how these impact on families where one parent is not... Read More >

Immigration: Tier 4 Changes

The Home Office recently announced changes to the Immigration rules for students in July which come into effect over the next few months. Here is a brief summary: The “cap”... Read More >

Family Law: Law Awards of Scotland – Finalists

We are delighted to announce that our Family Law Team have been shortlisted as finalists for Family Law Team of the Year at the Law Awards of Scotland. The winner... Read More >