News and Events from December 2013

News Archive December 2013

  • Michael Upton - Another Success - Human Rights and Housing Law

    10 December 2013

    When human rights can be defence to recovery of possession of housing from public-sector tenants has been clarified by Sheriff Principal Craig Scott Q.C. at Glasgow in South Lanarkshire Council v. McKenna.  The Hastie Stable’s Michael U... READ MORE

  • Michael Howlin's Talk at 21st Century Bar Conference

    06 December 2013

    1.         At the 21st Century Bar conference on 6 December 2013 Hastie Stable's Michael Howlin QC gave another of his talks on public procurement law.  He squeezed into 30 minutes an update touching on... READ MORE

  • Employment Law Landmark Inner House Decision

    05 December 2013

    [2013] CSIH 102 McNeill v Aberdeen City Council The decision of the Inner House of the Court of Session, delivered 28 November 2013, turns on a point of law that is peculiar to Scots law.  But the issue it addresses - the scope of construct... READ MORE

  • Short Form Arbitration Scheme

    02 December 2013

    On the instructions of the Scottish Association of Agricultural Arbiters and Valuers (SAAVA) John Campbell QC has prepared a Short Form Arbitration Scheme, expressly directed to resolving some of the problems which arise again and again when agric... READ MORE

  • Immigration Offences Statutory Defences for Asylum Seekers

    02 December 2013

    Everyone knows that it’s against the law to come to the UK if you are not a British or EU citizen and you don’t have Home Office permission to come. There are specific criminal offences when the illegal entrant uses forged, false, or s... READ MORE