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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Court Of Session Confirms Validity Of CPA Wording

The Court of Session has clarified the law regarding the wording of Continuing Powers of Attorney (CPA) after months of uncertainty for the public and the legal profession, following a controversial Sheriff Court decision.

In a special case referred by the office of the Public Guardian (Scotland) (OPG), the Inner House determined that the standard form of wording recommended by the OPG for Continuing Powers of Attorney (CPA) is valid.

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Obesity And Disability - European Court Decision

The European Court has now delivered its judgement in the case of Kaltoft v The Ministry of Billund.  The Court follows the opinion of the Advocate General which we previously highlighted in an earlier blog in July.

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Severe Weather Raises Employee Questions

The recent severe weather conditions in Scotland has raised some interesting questions about dealing with staff who are unable to get to work.

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