News 18 July 2018

Warning to parents regarding potentially unsafe slime toys

Consumer Group Which? Have issued a warning to parents following results of tests carried out showed high levels of a chemical in slime toys

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Insights 11 July 2018

Inheritance and cohabiting - what happens if you die without a Will?

The rights of cohabiting couples are not the same as those of married couples or civil partners, and cohabiting couples should clearly state their wishes in a Will

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News 10 July 2018

High-street retailers and Company Voluntary Arrangements – how might it affect you?

Company Voluntary Arrangements have been in the news recently as many high-street retailers seek to restructure their business

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Insights 4 July 2018

How to plan holidays as a separated parent

Lucy Metcalf highlights some legal and practical issues to think about if you’re planning a holiday without the other parent of your children

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Case Studies 29 June 2018

Settlement for client who fell on uneven public road

When Valerie was injured after falling in a pothole our lawyers successfully settled her claim against a Council

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News 28 June 2018

Supreme Court judgment opens the debate on marriage and civil partnerships

The Court found that the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (England and Wales) is discriminatory as it is only an option for same sex couples

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News 27 June 2018

Due diligence is essential in a Share Purchase Agreement

The case of Persimmon Homes Ltd v Hillier is a relatively rare example of the court rectifying an SPA due to a mutual mistake between the parties regarding the warranties

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Case Studies 25 June 2018

£116,000 for burns sustained in scrapyard accident

In a case litigated in the Court of Session we successfully pursued a claim for Alec who was burned whilst visiting a scrapyard

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News 21 June 2018

Is there a danger of asbestos exposure in farming?

An inquest found that a farmer died of cancer contracted from exposure to asbestos whilst working on the farm

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News 21 June 2018

Dundee welcomes a new Senior Solicitor in its Private Client team

Kirsty Preston joins our Tayside team enhancing our services for individuals in relation to drafting Wills, Powers of Attorney and executry and trusts administration

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Insights 20 June 2018

Charities: embracing change is a good route to survival

By embracing change, charity trustees can find innovative ways of surviving despite the financial pressures and management demands facing organisations in the third sector

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News 14 June 2018

A bit of preparation can help avoid delays when selling

Heather Mackay, Associate in our Residential Property team advises that being prepared in today's property market could mean the difference between losing or securing a sale

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