Residential property: systems and appliances in ‘working order’?

A potentially contentious and often misunderstood issue in any house purchase or sale is the position with regard to the central heating system and other systems (water, drainage, gas and...

Cultural objects and treasures: do you have a Lewis chessman?

Conservation and preservation of national heritage objects for public benefit is a longstanding policy of successive governments. However, cultural objects and treasures can present owners and their successors with a...

New Bill amending the law relating to children

The Scottish Government has published the new Children (Scotland) Bill which attempts to place focus on further safeguarding the welfare of children in family cases.