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By Louise Gibson
SEPA and the Scottish Government have launched a joint consultation on proposals to overhaul the current system for environmental permitting in Scotland in a continuation of their reform agenda...
By David McGuire
The UK government has published an amendment to the Feed in Tariff regulations, in the form of The Feed-in Tariffs (Amendment) Order 2017. This follows on from an Ofgem consultation published in May 2016.
By Keith Campbell
The Scottish Government is consulting on the future of unconventional oil and gas development in Scotland.
By David Wilson
The requirements of a valid payment notice issued under a construction contract were considered in a previous update: "A Payment Notice? Be Clear?" with reference to the case of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust v Logan Construction (South East) Ltd [2017] ("Surrey and Sussex") a decision of the English High Court.
By David Wilson
The requirements of a valid payment notice issued under a construction contract were considered in a previous update: "A Payment Notice? Be Clear?" with reference to the case of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust v Logan Construction (South East) Ltd [2017] ("Surrey and Sussex") a decision of the English High Court.
By Valerie Surgenor
In one of our recent GDPR updates we reviewed the impact which the GDPR would have on data processors.
By Duncan Osler
As our series of Brexit [blogs] has illustrated, the EU Referendum result in June 2016 spawned a host of consequences, and many a discussion about the impact and implications of Brexit.
By Gillian Craig
Contractual third party rights, one of Scotland's most antiquated and inflexible laws is about to get the 21st Century treatment as a new bill was introduced last week in the Scottish Parliament.
By   MacRoberts
Most of us know the difference between being employed and being self-employed (or at least we think we do). And in everyday laymen's terms, the difference is relatively straightforward and obvious – if you are employed, you work for someone else and, if you are self-employed, you ‘work for yourself'.
By   MacRoberts
Having a great idea is one thing, but success relies on safeguarding it and having a structure that allows you to make the most of it.
By Keith Campbell
The consultation proposals indicate that substantial reform to the Scottish planning system is most likely to occur the next few years.
By Jennifer Matthew
Caught up in a flurry of New Year's Resolutions, you might have resolved to be more active or re-learn a sport you never quite mastered;
By Duncan Osler
The Supreme Court has given its judgment in the UK constitutional case of R (on the application of Miller and another) (Respondents) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Appellant).
By Alan Meek
Gratuitous alienation is one of the most familiar parts of our law and yet relatively rarely seems to come to court. That may be because the law is so well understood that there is little left to debate...
By Katy Wedderburn
Brexit, Trump and celebrity deaths stole the headlines in 2016, and while perhaps not as newsworthy, it was also a busy year in the employment law arena. So what does 2017 hold for employment law?
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