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Two recent Scottish property cases have forced a change in the property industry’s understanding of a landlord’s right to claim the full ‘cost of repair’.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that non-guaranteed overtime must be included in holiday pay if it is paid regularly.
An English High Court judgment on an application for recovery of documents provides guidance on the scope of section 236 of the Insolvency Act.
The Law Commission published its long awaited final report on rights of light on 4 December 2014, setting out its proposals to reform this area of law.
HMRC has published a finalised policy on VAT for pension schemes.
The Smith Commission has published its recommendations for further devolution of powers to the Scottish Parliament.
The Department for Work and Pensions has proposed new governance standards to be put in place in respect of DC workplace pension schemes.
The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 became law in March. The Scottish government intends to bring the necessary provisions into force by 16 December.
In our autumn update, we report on some encouraging decisions in which the courts have recognised commercial reality.
Prescription and limitation applies to all claims in delict/tort and contract.
Thanks to Richemont, trademark owners are now able to compel ISPs to block access to websites that advertise and sell counterfeit goods.
The land and buildings transaction tax will replace stamp-duty land tax in Scotland from 1 April 2015.
The VAT payable on IBR advice provided by PricewaterhouseCoopers on the restructure of Airtours Holiday Transport was not recoverable.
To what extent does EU law permit national schemes for the support of renewable energy generation to discriminate in favour of domestic production against imports?
This article considers the current adjournment in the case of Coventry and others v Lawrence and another (No 2) and its potential effects on litigation funding.
This article looks at the background and more recent developments to assess the courts’ attitude to such clauses and considers when they are likely to be viewed as a penalty.
In this article, the Shepherd and Wedderburn employment team looks at four employment law changes effective from 1 October 2014.
The English High Court has ruled that the increase provisions of two DB schemes did not prevent a switch between RPI and CPI for revaluation and indexation purposes.
Thomas Pink’s claim for trademark infringement centred on a likelihood of confusion between the two brands and harm to its reputation.
The following commentary provides a brief overview of the short to medium term changes expected in the post-referendum environment.