Exploiting the full potential of our offshore wind generation will be critical not just for our net-zero ambitions but also for the UK’s energy security in an increasingly volatile world.
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What happens if a charity has been left a legacy in a will, but it no longer exists? Our contentious executries team explores what may happen and provides practical steps to take to avoid this issue arising.
The National Infrastructure Commission has recently published its latest annual Infrastructure Progress Review. This article summarises the key findings.
Is varying a title condition to allow a care home to operate from a residential property in the public interest?
Stephanie Hepburn and Chloe Imrie discuss the factors taken into account by the Lands Tribunal when considering an application to vary title conditions in the recent case of Inspire Scotland CC Ltd v Wilson.
Ahead of All-Energy 2023, the UK’s largest low carbon energy and decarbonisation event, Clare Foster explores a key focus of the conference: the decarbonisation of cities and places.
As a company reportedly associated with Rebekah Vardy trademarks the phrase 'Wagatha Christie', Carly Duckett reminds us that you don’t need to be the first person to use a particular name or phrase to successfully register a trade mark.
Building on our previous article on the subject, we set out some further reflections on some points the CMA might want to consider in making its proposed draft guidance on sustainability agreements more useable.
A discussion of key points provided in the UK Government’s “Powering Up Britain” Manifesto published on 30 March 2023.
In an updated article which compares prescription and limitation in Scotland and England and Wales, Iain Drummond, Partner, and Ryan McCuaig, Solicitor, in our Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure disputes team examine the general position in the relevant jurisdictions.
A huge part of the success of esports is the effective branding that surrounds the games that are produced and played worldwide. In fact, market forecasts estimated that the esports industry was worth over $2bn in 2022. This article aims to showcase the benefits of protecting esports brands — including esports organisations — through the use of copyright and trade mark protection, whilst highlighting the pitfalls to be aware of when developing a brand protection strategy.
What happens if croft tenancies are not transferred by succession within the statutory time limits? It may seem reasonable to assume that such transfers would be invalid. The Scottish Land Court, in a recent decision, contended that transfers completed out with the time limit could be terminated at the Landlord’s discretion. This article will examine the recent case of Pattinson v Matheson and what its ramifications might mean in practice going forward.
What happens if the principal will cannot be found after someone dies? All is not lost. There is a court action that can be brought, either in the sheriff court or Court of Session, as a means of reviving the lost will with the same force and effect as the original will.