Summary of the Scottish Government's response to the Consultation on the Law of Succession

The Scottish Government recently published the outcome of its Consultation on the law of succession. The Consultation considered recommendations which had been made by the Scottish Law Commission on changes...

“Ain’t No Way” you shouldn’t have a Will

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin died earlier this year without a Will. Turcan Connell discusses the importance of having a valid Will in place.

The Scottish Government’s Consultation on Scottish Child Law and reformation of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995: Improving experiences of family justice

As part of its 2018/19 Programme, the Scottish Government has issued a consultation paper on the reformation of Scottish Child Law and proposes several amendments to Part 1 of the...

Fighting Back Against Airbnb

A number of Edinburgh short-term lettings on Airbnb have been the subject of enforcement notices by the City Council. Is this the beginning of a longer term trend?

A New Approach to Knotweed?

The Court of Appeal in England and Wales has ruled that householders can claim for the reduction in value to their property caused by Japanese knotweed, where the plant has...