Cohabitants’ rights in intestacy: changes afoot?

On 17 February 2019 the Scottish Government released a consultation on the law of succession. This builds on the government’s 2015 consultation which sought views on wide-ranging changes proposed in...

New Government Consultation on Parental Leave

The UK government announced on 25th January the opening of their new consultation on parental leave, specifically whether the protection from redundancy afforded to mothers while on maternity leave should...

Consultation on Scottish Charity Law

On 7th January 2019, the Scottish government opened a consultation on Scottish charity law. It has been over 17 years since the Scottish Charity Law Review Commission (the McFadden Commission)...