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By John MacKenzie
Mediation is a powerful process – and is a valuable mechanism for resolving disputes, particularly international disputes.
By Alison Rochester, Paul Carlyle
Trade tensions between the US and the EU appear to be intensifying, with Scotch whisky among the products that may be included in a new list of US tariffs
By John MacKenzie
In a substantial report, canvassing a range of issues, the Expert Group on Mediation in Civil Justice in Scotland has reviewed the position of mediation in Scotland.
By Tripti Malhotra
Two recent European Commission decisions – Nike and Guess are of great significance on the issue of cross-border sales restrictions in the form of geo-blocking – technology that restricts web content based on geographical location.
By Elaine Brailsford, Ann Stewart
ADR is any alternative process used to resolve a dispute without involving the court. Court action can be incredibly expensive, time consuming and sometimes unpredictable.
By Rebecca Nicholson, Gillian Moore
The Court of Appeal has overturned the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) and the Employment Tribunal in Kostal UK Ltd v Mr D Dunkley and Others to find that an employer's direct offer to employees, after...
By Paul Carlyle, Rebecca Nicholson
The Scotland Women's National Football Team has crashed out of the World Cup after a heartbreaking exit to Argentina
By Matthew Phillip
AC Milan have been disqualified from the Europa League in 2019/20 as part of an agreement with UEFA following their breach of the Financial Fair Play break-even obligations.
By Kevin Clancy
The first six months of 2019 have provided several interesting headlines as director disqualification starts to wield greater influence in the world of competition law.
By Douglas Sinclair
Within this, a number of recommendations for reform are set out for possible inclusion in the next Labour party manifesto.
By Emma De Sailly, Richard Leslie
From 1 January 2019, farmers in Scotland are no longer permitted to burn farm plastics and most types of agricultural waste under the environmental exemptions to the Waste (Scotland)
By Iain Drummond
In Mears Ltd v Costplan Services (South East) Ltd & Ors 2019 EWCA Civ 502.
By John MacKenzie
In November 2003 the then Justice 1 Committee held an evidence session with John Sturrock QC on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).
By Stephen Hubner
The principal provisions of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) came into force on 1 April 2018. One year on, we look back to consider the effect MEES
By Gillian Campbell
Succession law in Scotland moves slowly, as evidenced by the fact that the current legislation was enacted in 1964.
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