News 15 April 2020

Covid-19 : Firms risk insolvency without correct legal safeguards

John Bett, Head of Dispute Resolution and Litigation, discusses why having a caveat in place could prove critical for the survival of some businesses

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News 14 April 2020

Covid-19 : UK Government £30m pledge to Scottish charities announced

Featuring in Third Force News, Alastair Keatinge and David Dunsire warn that whilst this will come as a relief to many, the money won't provide a quic...

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News 11 April 2020

Lindsays in the Scotsman: Cohabitation warning for new lockdown couples

Alison McKee, Head of our Family team, warns that Scottish couples cohabitating earlier than planned due to lockdown could be leaving themselves open ...

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News 8 April 2020

COVID-19 : FAQs regarding land and countryside access

The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 (CSA) is now in force and introduces interim measures and powers on devolved areas. This legislation and the gener...

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News 6 April 2020

Covid-19 : Support for businesses facing insolvency and associated directors’ duties

The UK Government has announced that it is introducing measures to help companies and directors having to make decisions about insolvency

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News 6 April 2020

Covid-19: FAQs for private landlords regarding changes to residential tenancies

Guidance on how private landlords should deal with rent and terminating tenancies following the introduction of The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act

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News 6 April 2020

Covid-19 : Protection and support for domestic abuse victims under lockdown

Scottish and UK ministers emphasise that support services remain open and domestic abuse should still be reported

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News 5 April 2020

Alasdair Cummings considers the role of new technology in the current crisis

The Big Interview in Scotland on Sunday on 5 April 2020 featured Alasdair Cummings, our Managing Partner on his hopes to steer Lindsays through the cu...

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News 2 April 2020

Covid-19: Guidance on buying and selling your home

On 31st March 2020 the Scottish Government issued guidance for people looking to buy and sell property during the COVID-19 outbreak

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News 1 April 2020

Covid-19: Guidance on protecting your business with caveats

Caveats are, in effect, an early warning mechanism. They can protect you or your business from being served with certain court orders without warning...

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News 1 April 2020

Covid-19 : FAQs on Debt Recovery matters

The Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic has created uncertainty around debt recovery. This update provides answers to the questions most commonly asked o...

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News 31 March 2020

Covid-19 : Lockdown restrictions don’t have to prevent PoAs being put in place

The restrictions imposed to help limit the spread of the Coronavirus may have a significant impact on how Powers of Attorney are prepared but they can still be prepared

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