It is mandatory that drivers of cars on Scottish public roads hold valid insurance. It is a criminal offence to drive without car insurance but every year in the UK it is estimated there are over 1 million uninsured vehicles on the roads.
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The law never stands still, and the way it applies to you and your organisation is constantly evolving. Our people are on top of these developments and can keep you up to date with some of the most interesting aspects of these changes. Check out our articles and updates for our perspective on issues that might affect you.
Step-parent adoptions now make up around 20% of all adoptions in Scotland. However for many prospective step-parent adopters, the legal procedure can be daunting and confusing. That's why our family lawyers have put together the answers to some frequently asked questions which a step-parent contemplating adoption should be aware of before embarking on their journey.
Proceedings by a football agent alleging breach of contract and wrongful inducement, illustrate the interplay of the ordinary law and particular sport-specific rules
For the past 4 years, Harper Macleod has been working with Entrepreneurial Spark, and the businesses which are accelerated by Entrepreneurial Spark's programme. Our involvement with the Entrepreneurial Spark businesses is to help them with any legal issues which they may face but also to help add value to their business where we can.
On 31 January 2017 the UK Government will make an announcement about the discount rate. The discount rate is applied to awards of damages for personal injury, to avoid over or under compensation, and is used to calculate the total payment.