insights 16 August 2017

The rights of Scottish cohabitees

If you are cohabiting in Scotland and need to make a claim upon separation or the death of your partner, the process may not be as straightforward as you think

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news 15 August 2017

Victims seeking compensation after indirect asbestos exposure

Indirect exposure to asbestos can result in contracting Mesothelioma and the consequences are usually fatal

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Insights 10 August 2017

What happens if you are involved in an accident abroad?

What happens if you are involved in an accident abroad?

Accidents abroad can sometimes have life-altering consequences and it’s important to take certain steps if you wish to make a claim following injury

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Insights 9 August 2017

Speaking to children about separation or divorce

Speaking to children about separation or divorce

When parents decide to separate one of the most challenging decisions they will make is how and when to tell their children

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News 2 August 2017

Running a PB at the Diamond League boosts Eilish’s confidence

Running a PB at the Diamond League boosts Eilish’s confidence

In this month’s blog Eilish talks about her success at the Diamond League and the confidence it has given her ahead of the World Championships

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Insights 1 August 2017

New business models are needed for social care services to be sustained

New business models are needed for social care services to be sustained

Social care providers could become more sustainable by considering new partnerships and business structures

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News 29 July 2017

Class Action claims are being introduced in Scotland

Class Action claims are being introduced in Scotland

The Scottish Government has introduced a Bill which proposes to allow multi-party actions in the Scottish civil courts

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News 28 July 2017

Supreme Court judgement issued on the division of a pension upon divorce

Supreme Court judgement issued on the division of a pension upon divorce

The judgement in the case McDonald v McDonald ruled on valuing the proportion of a pension included as a matrimonial asset for divorce purposes

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News 28 July 2017

An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal is to be held

An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal is to be held

It was recently reported in the news that there will be a UK-wide inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal

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Insights 27 July 2017

Case study: £15,000 settlement for hospital slip

Case study: £15,000 settlement for hospital slip

Gerry suffered a knee injury dashing to the aid of an elderly patient whilst working as a nurse

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News 27 July 2017

Supreme Court rules that tribunal fees are unlawful

Supreme Court rules that tribunal fees are unlawful

The existing fees regime has been ruled as unlawful and the Government is to refund fees which have already been paid

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Insights 26 July 2017

Case study: £500,000 settlement following assault

Case study: £500,000 settlement following assault

Parwaze suffered multiple injuries as a consequence of being assaulted and the extent of his injuries meant that he couldn’t deal with the claim himself

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News 25 July 2017

Aspiring games designers at Abertay University are offered a fundamental legal education

Aspiring games designers at Abertay University are offered a fundamental legal education

Some of our Partners hosted a student workshop for promising games designers competing in Dare Academy to offer participants business and legal advice

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Insights 25 July 2017

A brief guide to awards in Noise Induced Hearing Loss claims

A brief guide to awards in Noise Induced Hearing Loss claims

Many factors are taken into account when valuing noise induced hearing loss claims and the claims themselves attract a varying amount of compensation

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