The Harper Macleod summer placement application process is now open. So, for part five of our trainee blog series, the current trainees thought it would be helpful to put together some top tips for completing the application form.
Legal Insights & Industry Updates
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.
The UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Bill going through Parliament seeks to achieve a number of objectives, including protection of UEFA’s commercial rights and prohibition of ticket touting while matches are taking place in Glasgow next summer. What's in it?
When faced with the daunting task of delivering presents to all of the 'nice' children in the world in one night, it is not unexpected that Santa may, on occasion, be guilty of falling foul of employment law legislation. With this in mind, we have conducted a high-level review of his employment practices, which he can perhaps look over when things are quieter for him come January.
A recent English court case has highlighted the importance of accuracy when drafting a Will. The case explored the interpretation of a Will and whether or not an interest in possession, or liferent, in a property had been established by its wording.
While it may indeed be the most wonderful time of the year and a time for goodwill, pigs in blankets and Buddy the Elf, for us employment lawyers the festive period is often also a time for an increased level of enquiries surrounding a number of common issues. We encourage our employer clients to take a few precautions to avoid having to add dealing with grievances and disciplinaries to their list of January blues.