The dark nights are drawing in and the clocks go back at the end of this month… it can mean only one thing: it is almost Christmas time once again! But what does this time of year mean for the licensed trade?
Last month, an Employment Tribunal ruled that vegetarianism was not a ‘belief’ that could be protected under the Equality Act 2010. It was therefore held that an employee being dismissed as a result of their vegetarian outlook did not amount to discr
An opportunity has arisen to join our busy civil court department . The role involves a varied and interesting workload acting for both pursuer and defender in the Sheriff Court, Court of Session, Land Tribunal and Tier 1 Tribunals. The work in
In our May newsletter, we brought you news of our Licensing team being the only firm in Scotland to have two accredited specialists in liquor licensing law . However, our licensing department are not the only ones to have achieved the distinct
The 2017 £83m purchase of a Scottish company, the Craig Group, has driven home in a fairly spectacular fashion the importance of contractual interpretation – and why, sometimes, all the advice in the world cannot beat bad timing. It may also be
The question of surrogacy is an area of family law which is not often discussed in public. Indeed, many people think that surrogacy is still illegal in the UK, but that is not the case. Provided it is not carried out for profit, then surrogacy is an
When a famous couple gets married – or when they get divorced – it is not uncommon for celebrity news sites to refer to the existence of a prenuptial agreement or ‘prenup' as they are often known. However, with record numbers of marriages ending in d
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