News and Events from November 2011

News Archive November 2011

  • Members to judge mooting

    14 November 2011

    As part of the stable’s commitment to encouraging young talent in the legal profession, members of the Hastie Stable are due to judge moots in the Edinburgh University Mooting Competition. The competition takes place at Old College and is or... READ MORE

  • Wrongful Dismissal in the Inner House

    07 November 2011

    Hastie Stable member Michael Upton has appeared for Hamilton Academicals F.C. in their Inner-House appeal against former assistant manager John McCormack's claim for damages for wrongful dismissal. Last year Lord Woolman found that Mr. McCorm... READ MORE

  • Michael Howlin QC gives keynote address

    04 November 2011

    Michael Howlin QC gave the keynote address at this year's Hastie Stable-WS Society's employment law conference on 20 October 2011.  His talk (entitled "Unfair Dismissal and TUPE Update") reviewed recent case-law on a number of topics of inter... READ MORE

  • AXA decision, Act left standing

    01 November 2011

    The decision of the Supreme Court has recently been published in Axa General Insurance Ltd and Others v The Lord Advocate [2011] UKSC 46. As most will already know, the AXA case was an attempt by big insurers to overturn legislation fr... READ MORE