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Eilish McColgan's Training Blog - January 2015

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22 January 2015

Eilish’s trip to South Africa to join the GB sprinters at their training camp in Stellenbosch opens her eyes to the difference between endurance events and sprint events.

Top tips for separation – don’t rush, seek specialist advice and remember the children

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20 January 2015

Sadly the festive season often brings with it a whole raft of pressures, both emotional and financial, that leave many couples reflecting on the future and wondering if it lies together or apart. If you find yourself in this situation, here are some points worth considering.

Can offensive personal tweets amount to gross misconduct?

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16 January 2015

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) recently found that it is not necessarily unfair to dismiss an employee for gross misconduct for posting offensive tweets on his personal twitter account, despite the fact he didn’t identify his employer or make the offensive remarks about the employer.

Would your spouse have any claim on your business assets if you separated?

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13 January 2015

Married clients with business interests are often concerned about whether their husband or wife has any claim on those interests if they were to separate.

Two new faces for our Glasgow office

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9 January 2015

We are pleased to welcome Collette Harper to our Commercial Property team and Marianne Stirling who has joined our Debt Recovery team.

Parents need consent to remove their children from the UK

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8 January 2015

When a relationship breaks down and the couple share parental responsibilities and rights for a child, or children, neither parent is entitled to remove the child or children from the UK without the consent of the other, or an order from the court allowing them to do so.

Our Dundee office continues to grow

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7 January 2015

We are delighted to announce two more senior appointments to our Dundee team, with Family Law and Family Mediation specialist, Jennifer Gallagher joining as a Partner, and Miriam Rennet, as a Director in Commercial Property.

Agricultural law specialist accreditation for Lindsays Partner

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6 January 2015

Andrew Linehan has been accredited as a specialist in agricultural law by the Law Society of Scotland – one of only 23 lawyers in the country recognised in this area of law.

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