Scots Law Blogs & Blawgs

Legal blogs published by Scots lawyers and law firms, dedicated to sharing the best legal information and news relevant to Scots Law, for lawyers, law firms, law students and businesses and consumers in Scotland.

The Utterant Comic: Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

by The Utterant November 4, 2013 Blawg

A comic about the inventor of the duty of care in negligence… drawn by the Utterant. The Utterant’s legal cartoons are published every Monday here and at www.utterant.co.uk

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5 Reasons to Guest Blawg

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ September 13, 2011 Accident Claims

A key component of blogging, guest blogging is, as the term suggests, where a blogger writes as a guest on another blogger’s blog. While this may be obvious, it may not be apparent to some why guest blogging can be useful. Here are 5 reasons why you may wish to increase your own or your […]

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Law Idol Winners Announced

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ April 11, 2011 Claims Solicitors

Thompsons Personal Injury Solicitors announce Law Idol winners: Alannah Sloss, Stirling University blog post on Accidents at Work; Stephanie Rogan, University of Strathclyde blog post on No Win No Fee Claims; Jillian Merchant, University of Strathclyde blog post on Accidents at Work; Dominic McGuire, University of Abertay blog post on No Win No Fee; Emma […]

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Law Idol: The No Win No Fee Internship

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ February 21, 2011 Claims Solicitors

Thompsons Personal Injury Solicitors Scotland are announcing a new, imaginative and fun way to offer students a No Win No Fee Internship at one of their offices in Scotland. I’m sure this will take a few people back to the days when they were students looking for a summer job and ending up working in […]

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Car Accidents and abdominal injuries

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ February 14, 2011 Compensation Lawyers

Abdominal injuries are common in car accidents and are extremely dangerous as they can cause serious damage to liver, kidneys, spleen or intestinal tract. The abdominal is most likely to be injured in a car accident where the steering wheel or some other hard object hits the chest or stomach. This can cause rib pain […]

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Driving at Night

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ January 12, 2011 Claims Solicitors

There is a widely popular misconception that driving at night is less dangerous than during day and it is less likely to cause car accidents. Many drivers choose to exceed the speed limit when driving at night, as there are seemingly less cars on the road and therefore less chance for a car accident to […]

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Best Criminal Lawyers in Glasgow

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ December 31, 2010 Criminal Defence Lawyers

Criminal solicitors in Glasgow advise and represent clients through all stages of criminal prosecution. Clients may be accused or even suspected of one or more of the following crimes following investigation or arrest by police officers in Glasgow

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What are Legal Aid Solicitors in Edinburgh, Scotland?

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ December 18, 2010 Criminal Defence Lawyers

If you want to know if you’re entitled to legal aid to cover the costs of a solicitor representing you either in criminal or civil proceedings in Scotland, then see the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s website, which provides free online guidance on Scottish legal aid.

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Becoming a Criminal Defence Lawyer in Scotland

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ December 11, 2010 Law

Criminal defence solicitors in Scotland advise and represent clients through all stages of criminal prosecution. Clients may be accused or even suspected of one or more of the following Scottish crimes:-

Crimes & Criminal Law in Scotland

* Crimes in Scotland include the following:-
* Breach of the Peace;
* Assault;
* Theft;
* Fraud;
* Rape or other sexual offences;
* Murder or culpable homicide (manslaughter in England);
* Inchoate or “attempted” crimes; and
* Road traffic offences

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Good Faith, Banks and Cautionary Obligations under Scots Law

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ November 16, 2010 Banking

It is well settled in Scots law that a Bank owes a duty of care to its customer. However, the concept of a Bank owing a duty of care to another party is not, and is indeed contradictory to Scots law principles.

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