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One of Scotland’s Top Personal Injury Lawyers Joins Gilson Gray

11 April, 2019 by Gilson Gray in News
GILSON Gray, Scotland’s most upwardly mobile law firm, has again highlighted it’s commitment to growth by cherry-picking the best legal talent from across the country with the appointment of a personal injury expert. Ken Lauder joins the rapidly growing firm as a Legal Director in the ... read more...
No Fault Divorce to be introduced England and Wales

No Fault Divorce to be introduced England and Wales

9 April, 2019 by Gilson Gray in Blog
This morning, justice secretary David Gauke confirmed that legislation to allow “no fault divorce” in England and Wales will be introduced as soon as parliamentary time becomes available.  So why is this announcement making the headlines? At the moment, in order to get divorced in England and ... read more...
Reflections on my time as a trainee in Litigation

Reflections on my time as a trainee in Litigation

5 April, 2019 by Gilson Gray in Blog
In September 2018, I found myself one year into my traineeship with Gilson Gray. Following four years of undergraduate study and one year of postgraduate, this marked six years in the legal world and brought with it a further change of direction: to Gilson Gray’s Litigation team. This ... read more...

Leading Law Firm sets the bar with Wellness Away Day

26 March, 2019 by Gilson Gray in News
A LEADING law firm that believes in breaking from normal convention downed tools for the day to provide its staff with a programme of events to focus on health and wellbeing. Gilson Gray took over The Studio on Hope Street in Glasgow city center to allow its talented team of over 130 staff and ... read more...
Disciplinary Procedure – Suspension of Employees

Disciplinary Procedure – Suspension of Employees

22 March, 2019 by Gilson Gray in Blog
London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo One question for employers to consider is when they can suspend an employee to undertake an investigation into allegations of misconduct without breaching the implied term of trust and confidence? In the case in Malik v Bank of Credit and Commerce ... read more...
Insights from Stuart Robertson on the Nissa v Waverly Education Foundation case

Insights from Stuart Robertson on the Nissa v Waverly Education Foundation case

14 March, 2019 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Introduction In a recent case (Nissa v Waverly Education Foundation [2019]) the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) considered the law relating to disability discrimination,  including what is meant by the word “long-term” contained in the statutory definition and what approach a Tribunal should ... read more...
Sally Nash’s latest blog on Pre-nuptial agreements – Fair and Reasonable?

Sally Nash’s latest blog on Pre-nuptial agreements – Fair and Reasonable?

12 March, 2019 by Gilson Gray in Blog
We have blogged about Pre-Nuptial Agreements at Gilson Gray before.  In Scotland, they are becoming increasingly common.  In terms of enforceability, our family law legislation specifies that an Agreement between two spouses/civil partners dealing with what is to happen in respect of finances ... read more...
First-tier Tribunal – welcome amendments to the regulations.

First-tier Tribunal – welcome amendments to the regulations.

11 March, 2019 by Gilson Gray in Blog
I previously blogged about the uncertainty of claiming interest on awards for payment in the First-tier Tribunal – Housing and Property Chamber (FTT). That uncertainty has now been addressed with the introduction of amendments to the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Housing and Property ... read more...
Wells v. Devani  – Agree up front and write it down

Wells v. Devani – Agree up front and write it down

25 February, 2019 by Gilson Gray in Blog
In the service sector, you strive to be helpful. You’re sometimes so keen to help your client that you forget to look after yourself. Cobbler’s bairns are the worst shod, so they say. The Supreme Court has gone some way to help the hapless service provider who cracks on without getting his ... read more...
Guardianships v Powers of Attorney

Guardianships v Powers of Attorney

21 February, 2019 by Gilson Gray in Blog
People often assume that when they are no longer capable of making their own decisions in relation to financial and welfare issues that their spouse or family member can step in and take over. This is simply not the case.  Unless there is a Power of Attorney in place no one has any right to ... read more...