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Dallas McMillan

Dallas McMillan

A leading corporate and commercial law practice based in Glasgow, Scotland, we deliver high quality legal services to clients across the United Kingdom and beyond with our international capabilities. Contact us today on 0141 333 6750.

Personal injury victims who suffered brain damage as a result of their accident should ensure they seek the advice of a specialist personal injury solicitor who is experienced in the specific challenges their claims can bring, claims the Law Society of England and Wales.

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Sufferers of a deadly industrial disease in England and Wales are to be supported by faster legal processes under proposals announced by Courts Minister Helen Grant.

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published details of proposed changes that it claims will simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Fall in fatal injuries to workers

Posted by on in Accidents at Work

New provisional figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reveal a fall in the number of workers killed in Britain in the last year – down to 148 between April 2012 and March 2013, from 172 in the previous year.

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A Scottish health board has been fined for safety failings that led to several workers and contractors being potentially exposed to deadly asbestos fibres.

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The Council of the European Union has adopted a directive on the safety of offshore oil and gas operations. The new regulatory framework aims at reducing the occurrence of major accidents related to offshore oil and gas operations and to limit their consequences.

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched three consultations on changes to the content of Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs).

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Proposals to create a National Confidential Forum (NCF), which will provide an opportunity for adults who were placed in institutional care as children to recount their experiences, including abuse, have been supported by the Health and Sport Committee.

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The Crown Prosecution Service in England has announced that gross negligence manslaughter charges are to be brought following the death of a cricket ground worker.

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Tenant Information Pack

Posted by on in Property Law

From From 1 May 2013, a landlord will have a legal duty to provide new tenants with a tenant information pack will have to be provided for all new assured and short assured tenancies. This includes the renewal of existing tenancies where the landlord and tenant draw up a new lease. A tenant information pack will not be required for existing leases.

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A leading expert in the field of clinical quality improvement from the University of Dundee has advised that the NHS in Scotland must adopt a radically different approach if it wishes to learn from medical mistakes and improve the standards of care provided in Scottish hospitals.

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The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has welcomed the announcement in the Queen’s Speech that people with the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma in the UK will get more financial help under a package of measures in the Mesothelioma Bill. This will include support for up to 3,000 sufferers who currently go un-compensated, and a more streamlined system to speed up the claims process.

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A Bradford man may need to have his foot and lower leg amputated as a result of a crush injury caused by the safety failures of his employers more than a year ago.

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The UK Parliament has formally approved a new law that will amend the criminal liability of partnerships in Scotland. The Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill will now go forward for royal assent.

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A recent survey has found that around a quarter of male drivers risk catastrophic head-on crashes by overtaking blind, while more than four in ten (44%) admit speeding at 60mph+ on rural roads. Men are much more likely to take these deadly risks than women, and more than twice as likely to have been involved in an overtaking near-miss or incident.

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Holyrood Passes High Hedges Bill

Posted by on in Glasgow Solicitors

MSP’s have now approved the High Hedges (Scotland) Bill, thus Scotland will follow other parts of the UK in having legislation to control the “thorny” problem of the height of hedges that cause nuisance to neighbouring proprietors.

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A leading hotel chain has been ordered to pay more than £200,000 in fines and costs after construction workers and guests were put at risk of asbestos exposure at a Kent hotel.

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The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has welcomed the announcement from the Government that they are to publish a Green Paper on young driver safety. The ABI has long campaigned to change the way young people learn how to drive in order to reduce death and injury on the roads and make young drivers safer.

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Health and safety professionals in Northern Ireland have been given advice on how new laws can help them reduce needle, scalpel blade and other sharps injuries in the healthcare industry.

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On 6th March 2013, Xavier Louis Vuitton sold Gaick, one of his Scottish Sporting Estates. The sale took the form of the sale of the entire issued share capital of a single property vehicle. Dallas McMillan acted on behalf of Xavier Louis Vuitton. The commercial property team was led by Forbes Leslie, Managing Partner and Head of Real Estate with input in relation to corporate matters from Mandy L. Quinn, Head of Corporate Team.

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