News 3 March 2021

Lindsays advises Bruce Stevenson in deal with Goldman Sachs-backed UK firm

Bruce Stevenson, Scotland’s largest insurance broker, has been acquired by Aston Lark as part of a series of acquisitions for the group’s expansion

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News 18 February 2021

Scottish landlord ordered to pay wrongful termination order for the first time

The First-tier Tribunal’s first wrongful termination order provides a sharp warning to private residential landlords in Scotland who pursue eviction

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News 28 January 2021

Andrew Diamond appointed as Chairman of ESPC

Chair appointment for our Head of Residential Property who looks forward to leading ESPC as it continues to evolve and offer buyers, sellers and solic...

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News 20 January 2021

Employers guidance to some of the legal implications regarding workforce vaccinations

Answers to some employer FAQs regarding approaches to take on requiring staff to get vaccinations and requesting information or evidence from them of being vaccinated

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News 18 January 2021

Court decision on landmark business insurance case provides lifeline for many companies

The Supreme Court has granted the appeal in favour of the FCA and policyholders in the Covid-19 Business Interruption Insurance Test case

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News 8 January 2021

Court decision confirms disputed service charges were included in lease provisions

Commercial tenants recently failed to persuade the court that service charges had been demanded incorrectly via a deed of conditions rather than the lease provisions

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News 4 January 2021

Positive property predictions for 2021 following £100m of residential sales

Strong prices are expected to continue as property transactions rise by half during the busiest four months on record

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News 31 December 2020

A DIY Will risks needless stress and potential problems for your loved ones

Off-the-shelf online Will templates are at risk of being invalid in Scotland as a recent case highlights the legal pitfalls families can be exposed to

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News 17 December 2020

The end of the office is not nigh - but working worlds will evolve in 2021

The pandemic has provided us with an opportunity to share the future differently but an upturn in office investment in 2021 may still be on the cards

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News 10 December 2020

Decisions made in the heat of the Covid-19 pandemic could fuel a rise in corporate disputes

Company directors should be braced for decisions they made in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic to be brought into question.

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News 8 December 2020

New GDPR guidance on ‘Rights of Access’ - helpful for employers when requests are received

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published a new part in its series of guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR

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News 7 December 2020

Lindsays advises Gill Financial with transition to employee ownership

Douglas Roberts provided legal advice for the first Scottish financial services firm to become fully employee owned

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