Insights 5 April 2019

Planning an escape to the country? Things to consider when buying rural property in Scotland

Buying rural property in Scotland can take first time buyers and urban homeowners into unfamiliar territory – including issues from private water supplies to unadopted roads

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Insights 13 March 2019

Legal profession is moving with the times

Emma McGinley, a Trainee Solicitor in our Commercial Property department, discusses her traineeship with Lindsays and her views on the modern trends of the work place

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Insights 8 March 2019

Recovering possession when private tenants abandon the property

The options open to private landlords to recover possession of their property when a tenant no longer stays there differ dependent on the type of tenancy in place

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Insights 6 March 2019

Are Ubers drivers considered to be workers?

An update on a case which determines whether Uber drivers are considered as workers and therefore, entitled to basic employment rights

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Insights 6 February 2019

Why talking now can ease uncertainty when you lose a loved one

Dealing with the death of a loved one is always difficult, but there are ways to make the practical aspects more straightforward.

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Insights 23 January 2019

Planning a send off to remember?

If you want an unusual funeral it's best to be clear about your preferences and specify in your will who you want to take charge of your funeral arrangements

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Insights 11 January 2019

Eilish is fired up and focussed on competing in Scotland and in her home from home in Doha

Being coached from a different continent does not mean Eilish is training ‘solo’ and she has high hopes for the European Championships and the Doha World Championships

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Insights 10 January 2019

When the Bank of Mum and Dad calls up

You may not think that helping relatives financially could cause a family split but clarity at the outset can avoid disputes down the line

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Insights 20 December 2018

Do I have a right to see my grandchildren?

Grandparents of children in Scotland don’t have any automatic right to contact, however courts usually recognise that a continuing relationship is in ...

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Insights 17 December 2018

A kind gift may carry a hefty price tag

The Bank of Mum and Dad (and other kind relatives) is busy these days. But beware the inheritance tax implications of supporting the younger generation

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Insights 30 November 2018

Collaborating for a happier ending

Separation is never an easy decision or process, but there are ways of keeping it amicable and adult

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Insights 29 November 2018

Safe as houses? A Will can secure your family’s future

Making a Will can safeguard the future of your home and your loved ones. Otherwise, their fate may lie in the hands of the law

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