Jamie Watt, Partner and IP&T specialist at Harper Macleod, looks at the business risks associated with cryptocurrency projects, and the potential for it to be a gamechanger.
Life, business and the law
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.
In light of the recent woes brought on in part by delays in high risk construction projects, Harper Macleod's Head of Construction, Michael Conroy, compares the Scots and English law positions in relation to 'concurrent delays' and suggests practical steps to be taken by parties to contracts which may reduce or mitigate their exposure from disputes.
Divorce is generally recognised as being one of the most stressful life events someone can experience. The Family team at Harper Macleod have many years of experience in supporting clients to deal with the legal aspects of separation and family law issues generally, and offer a few practical tips to help you to support yourself during the process.
New legislation for Personal Injury in Scotland - Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill
In a debate this week, members of the Scottish Parliament have given their backing to a Bill which implements recommendations made by Sheriff Principal Taylor after his review of expenses and funding of civil litigation in Scotland.
Just as many businesses were returning from the Christmas holidays, Carillion employees returned to their workplaces to find that their employer was going into liquidation. Here we take a look at some of the employment issues facing businesses, their suppliers and employees in situations such as this.