Renewables

We are delighted to once again be exhibiting at All-Energy – come visit us at stand F20 on the 10 or 11 May. Our market leading Renewables Group comprises more than 30 specialist lawyers working across our offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. Click here to meet our All-Energy 2017 team. Brodies Renewable Energy Survey… Read more »

Employment

HR teams will be well aware of the gender pay gap reporting obligations being introduced from April for large employers. Other important changes include the increased national minimum wage and statutory rates; the introduction of the immigration skills charge and apprenticeship levy; and reforms to the IR35 regime and facility time in the public sector. Gender pay… Read more »

Rural Law

The Outer House of the Court of Session published its decision on McMaster and Others v Scottish Ministers [2017] CSOH 46 yesterday.   Background   The decision sets out the background to the case and the relevant provisions of the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 2003 and the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 2003 Remedial Order 2014. However, to… Read more »

Corporate

Most commercial contracts contain provisions limiting liability or excluding certain categories of liability for breach of contract.   More often than not, you will find one or both parties seeking to exclude liability for “consequential loss”. Time and time again, in breach of contract cases, the courts have to decide what exactly the parties meant by… Read more »

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