The move away from the internal combustion engine to battery power is gathering pace, but can drivers be confident that the infrastructure will be in place to support vast numbers of Electric Vehicles coming on to our roads over the next few years? Here we look at the landscape for EVs and how far legislation might go to speed up the move to electric.
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Many small and medium sized enterprises sometimes do not realise what intellectual property rights they hold and the relatively quick and cost effective ways that exist to protect and enforce these rights in situations where they are being exploited or infringed by others.
A recent English planning appeal has fuelled the debate over what repowering really means. The definition of repowering is of particular significance given that so many wind farms are due to reach the end of their original planning consent periods within the next 5-10 years.
David Bone, Senior Partner and head of Energy & Natural Resources at Harper Macleod LLP, is one of Scotland's leading renewable energy lawyers. Here he looks at what the future holds for the industry in Scotland and globally.
Harper Macleod Partner Calum MacLeod, who specialises in wide range of rural property work, with a particular focus on crofting, considers the future of crofting law.