Insights 16 January 2020

Simple steps for easing your journey through life

A few legal precautions can make it easier to navigate the twists and turns of relationships and family life

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Insights 29 November 2019

Land law on the move: what was new in conveyancing last year?

The Law Society of Scotland published this article by Alison Mackay, Professional Support Director in our Commercial Property team, in this month's edition of The Journal

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Insights 28 November 2019

Should you include digital assets in your Will?

People often overlook their digital assets, either forgetting they have them or assuming they’ll go to their heirs. But it’s not as simple as that

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Insights 21 November 2019

Amazon primed for eviction after notice to quit was found to be valid

Recent court decision finds against Amazon UK Services Ltd concerning the validity of a notice to quit in a commercial lease

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Insights 15 November 2019

Agricultural tenancies - can rent be withheld in Limited Duration Tenancies?

Tenants should be careful about withholding rent for a landlord’s failures as they could fall foul of the court if they don’t follow correct procedures

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Insights 13 November 2019

Is the use of covert CCTV to monitor workplace theft considered unlawful?

Christine Jamieson, Paralegal in our Employment team, discusses a case which considers whether employee’s privacy rights were breached

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Insights 1 November 2019

Courts call for common sense from separating parents

When parents are making arrangements for children after separation or divorce, the legal system expects certain levels of behaviour from them. It’s advice worth heeding

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Insights 6 September 2019

Is the use of WhatsApp messages to bring misconduct proceedings against employees unlawful?

Christine Jamieson discusses a case which considers whether the use of WhatsApp messages during disciplinary proceedings was a breach of right to privacy

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Insights 9 August 2019

Have you found your dream croft for sale?

If you are considering purchasing a croft, be aware that your property may be restricted by the crofting regime and take advice to ensure you understand the associated duties

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Insights 1 August 2019

Can an employee rely on a secret recording at a disciplinary hearing?

Christine Jamieson, Paralegal in our Employment team, warns employers that covert recordings could be admissible in Employment tribunals

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Insights 17 July 2019

What to consider if you are a parent-to-be

If you are a parent-to-be or are already a parent, it’s worth doing some simple legal planning for the future

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Insights 11 July 2019

To Airbnb or not to Airbnb? The hot topic this summer

If you are contemplating renting out an existing property, or are considering purchasing a property for short-term letting, there are many issues which you should be aware of

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