News 28 April 2020

Honest conversations required about renewable energy post-crisis

The future viability of windfarms will depend on a streamlining of the process and co-operation at all levels to get renewable projects back on track

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News 23 April 2020

Covid-19 : Government support for vital start-up community welcomed

UK Treasury’s announcement of support for early stage companies is welcome by businesses largely excluded from previous Government assistance

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News 23 April 2020

Covid-19 : Conversation is at the core of successful commercial lease negotiations

The current lockdown affects both tenants and landlords so it’s crucial they work together to resolve issues according to Alan McLaren in the Herald (23 April 2020)

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News 20 April 2020

Covid-19 : FAQs regarding the impact on travel and tourism in rural areas

Legislation and Government guidance now limits peoples’ ability to leave home during the lockdown and as such significantly impacts on those relying o...

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News 15 April 2020

Five lawyers promoted as we recognise professional successes

We are delighted to announce the promotion of five lawyers from our Personal Injury, Commercial Property, Private Client, Residential Property and Rural Services teams

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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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