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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

ATE Insurance Premium Not Recoverable Legal Expenses

After the event (ATE) insurance is a type of policy taken out after a dispute has arisen to protect against the risk of having to pay the opponent's legal costs if you lose. The UK Supreme Court has held in McGraddie v McGraddie that an ATE insurance premium is not a recoverable cost by the successful party in Scottish proceedings.

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LChalmers

Mobile Working: Security and Culture

I was delighted to be asked by Scot-Tech Engagement to talk about the legal implications of implementing a mobile working strategy at the Mobile Scotland Event in Edinburgh this week. The event brought together a wide audience from service users to providers of mobile working solutions.

Critically, whatever mobile working strategy is chosen by an organisation, security of business data whether it be personal information or business know-how has to be embedded at the foundation of the approach.

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LChalmers

You Put It There In The First Place!

Have you ever stood on an upturned plug?  I have.  At least three times, from memory.  It is a combination of the most irritating and uncomfortable injury I have ever sustained.  Each time, I found myself grabbing my foot, hopping around like a kangaroo and screaming “WHO PUT THAT THERE?!”

This may seem like a completely unreasonable response to (a) not watching my step and (b) neglecting to wear anything on my feet, but I would not be the first to lay the blame for my injuries on the person who brought the offending product into my personal space.

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LChalmers