Insights 16 August 2017

The rights of Scottish cohabitees

If you are cohabiting in Scotland and need to make a claim upon separation or the death of your partner, the process may not be as straightforward as you think

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Insights 9 August 2017

Speaking to children about separation or divorce

When parents decide to separate one of the most challenging decisions they will make is how and when to tell their children

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Insights 1 August 2017

New business models are needed for social care services to be sustained

Social care providers could become more sustainable by considering new partnerships and business structures

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Insights 19 July 2017

Do grandparents have a right to see their grandchildren?

There are rarely 'winners' when couples separate, but loving grandparents can often be among the biggest losers are contact their their grandchildren is lost

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Insights 13 July 2017

Why is it important to have a Will?

Sandy Lamb, Private Client Partner, examines what can happen when someone dies without a Will and what this can mean for their family and business

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Insights 11 July 2017

Beware of false economies on employment law

Head of Employment and Partner, Ben Doherty, explains why social care charities need to be careful that they don’t fall foul of employment law

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Insights 7 July 2017

A licence may not always be what it seems… it might be a lease

The difference between a licence and lease is sometimes unclear and the name given may be irrelevant to what the agreement legally is

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Insights 6 July 2017

9 reasons why it’s worth making a Will

Your Will is the expression of how you would like your estate to be dealt with after death, and importantly, who you wish to benefit

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Insights 29 June 2017

Passport, tickets, currency, Power of Attorney...?

Putting a Power of Attorney in place might not be top of your list before going on holiday, but if you’re planning an adventurous trip perhaps it should be

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Insights 28 June 2017

Practical tips for an easier separation or divorce

Here are some steps that can help to ensure a separation or divorce is fair and as straightforward as possible

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Insights 22 June 2017

Community Right to Buy rules are extended but remain complex

Legal changes may have extended the rights for community groups to register an interest to purchase land for community use but it’s still a complex process

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Insights 20 June 2017

Early advice may protect rural tenants’ positions when partnership leases are being terminated

We consider the complexities of the process of partnership lease termination and highlights the benefit for tenants who engage with advisors promptly

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