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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Plugging The Black Hole: Bavaird v Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd & Others

Ewan McIntyre

The Inner House of the Court of Session in Edinburgh has attempted to plug a legal black hole which can arise where liabilities are transferred from one party to another, in this case to a statutory successor.

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Competing Rights And Beliefs – A Landmark Decision?

Jennifer Skeoch

“Is it lawful for a Christian hotel keeper, who sincerely believes that sexual relations outside marriage are sinful, to refuse a double-bedded room to a same sex couple? Does it make any difference that the couple have entered into a civil partnership? These are questions which would have been unthinkable less than two decades ago.

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LChalmers

The Knowledge of Language and Life in the UK Requirements - Too Testing for Migrants?

Nick McLuskey | Solicitor

UK Immigration continues to be the focus of intense media attention and public interest.  If you reviewed the content of the UK’s major newspapers over the past few months, you would struggle to find any one day when UK Immigration doesn’t feature in some form of article or news story.
 
It is strange, therefore, that some recent important Immigration changes, implemented by the Home Office, have been given very little media attention.
 
From 28 October 2013, the Immigration Rules that apply to those looking to settle in the UK, or to become naturalised as British

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