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 >

Family Law: Kim and Kanye are expecting

You may have heard recently the breaking news that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting their second child. Kim and Kanye have decided to extend their family. It is... Read More >

Family Law: Lynne Stratford accredited as a specialist

We are delighted to announce that Lynne Stratford has been accredited as a specialist in Family Law by the Law Society of Scotland. Lynne is the Head of our Family... Read More >

Litigation: Personal Injury Trusts – More Food for Thought

An interesting case issued by Lord Uist in the Court of Session this week is the case of James Good v Lanarkshire Health Board. It has provided some clarification and... Read More >

Drummond Miller LLP’s Summer Conference 2015

On Friday 19 June 2015, Drummond Miller LLP will be hosting a summer conference at the Nevis Suite, Hampden Park, Glasgow for solicitors. This conference will provide 3 hours CPD/... Read More >

Litigation: Is compensation payable when the injured person has been engaged in crime or wrong-doing?

A recent Court of Appeal case in England has considered the application of the legal principle of ex turpi causa non oritur causa (also applicable in Scotland) which prevents legal... Read More >