News & Insights

From the Changing Legal Landscape

News & Insights

From the Changing Legal Landscape

January 26, 2023
In the week of Burns Night, Vialex CEO Keith Anderson draws on some words of the bard to reflect on the challenge presented by change to seek new opportunities, and how those businesses which learn from recent experiences are always best placed to succeed.
January 23, 2023
Steven Dunn, Head of Immigration Law at Vialex considers whether the conflicting views often expressed about migration, and its potential role in filling gaps in our labour market, might be putting the UK at risk of competitive disadvantage.

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December 21, 2022
Vialex has advised Empteezy founder, Bruce Wishart in the sale of Empteezy Group Limited to an MBO.
December 20, 2022
A UK-India Young Professionals Visa Scheme launches in early 2023. Steven Dunn, Vialex Head of pensions and immigration law, looks at the background to the scheme and the possibility that further trade deals may pave the way for accompanying relaxations in the UK visa regime.
November 30, 2022
Steven Dunn, Vialex Head of Pensions considers whether some radical thinking about pensions is required.
November 25, 2022
Changes may be coming to aspects of commercial lease law in Scotland. Vialex Senior Legal Adviser Eloise Robb looks at proposals to replace the common law principle of tacit relocation with a modern statutory code of automatic continuation, and why this could be welcome news for commercial property landlords and tenants alike.

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November 9, 2022
Vialex and Navigator volunteers transform a mentoring project playroom for Circle Scotland.
October 26, 2022
Global events since 2020 have highlighted the worth of force majeure wording as far more than 'legalese' for the back of a contract. Commercial contract specialists Allan Reid and Louise Hamilton consider the importance of supply chain disruptions being part of any company's contract agreements.
October 13, 2022
Legal Director Steven Dunn, Head of Pensions at Vialex, looks at the problems immediately confronting Defined Benefit (DB) pension schemes in this current financial crisis, arising from the Liability Driven Investment (LDI) strategy. What lessons have been learned and what next for trustees of DB schemes?
September 29, 2022
Writing in Daily Business, Vialex Legal Director Steven Dunn looks at at the widespread problems and delays facing employers looking to hire overseas staff under the post-Brexit immigration system, and at some possible solutions available.
August 18, 2022
Failure to comply with new legislation on property and land ownership which is now required as part of The Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 can prove costly. Vialex legal adviser Scott Paterson looks at some of the basic principles or tests which everyone should know.
August 18, 2022
Vialex adds to its financial services advisory and immigration law services with the appointment of Steven Dunn who will head up Pensions and Immigration Law