News and Events from August 2014

News Archive August 2014

  • Legal Heavyweights Gear Up For Referendum Bout

    29 August 2014

    Some of Scotland's top lawyers will battling it out in a referendum debate to be held in Edinburgh on 9 September just 9 days before the crucial vote on independence. The debate will feature academics, advocates and solicitors from both sides of t... READ MORE

  • Human Rights and Housing Law

    29 August 2014

    Hastie Stable's Michael Upton has successfully opposed an interim interdict in the Inner House in the long-running case of South Lanarkshire Council v. McKenna.  The housing authority have been seeking recovery of possession from a tenant un... READ MORE

  • Punishing the Victim (article by Joe Bryce, Advocate)

    28 August 2014

    Third country removal of victims of trafficking.  Asylum is an issue that arouses strong feelings among many opinion-formers and members of the public. Quite often public understanding of the issues concerned can be wide of the mark. O... READ MORE

  • David Leighton Featured on Legal Podcast

    20 August 2014

    David Leighton of Hastie Stable has been interviewed for the current episode of Pod’s law, a Scottish podcast on recent judicial decisions. He discusses the Supreme Court’s decision in Cheshire West, the judgment concerned with three ... READ MORE