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Miller Samuel Hill Brown Solicitors Blog

From time to time we will post news articles and announcements relating to the firm and to various legal issues that may be of interest to you.
The Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013 (which brought into force sections 20A to 20D of the Water Services etc. (Scotland) Act 2005) requires all commercial property owners to inform their licensed water or sewerage supplier of any change in occupan
Unless you’re going to be popping down to your holiday home every weekend, you could earn a sizeable income letting it out for holidaymakers to enjoy. If you’re looking for any further financial incentive, consider that a small, 2-bedroom cottage in
It seems like in 2018 every week has brought news of another CVA or company administration.  A number of major High Street retailers have embarked on CVAs this year, including New Look, Carpetright, Mothercare and House of Fraser.  There ha
All licensed premises in Scotland must operate in terms of their Premises Licence and in accordance with the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 but, in our experience, it isn’t uncommon for issues to crop up. Breaches of licence conditions can result in a
Whether you are taking on a commercial lease for the first time or are an experienced tenant, it is always worth considering a few essential points before embarking on a new lease. Often, when we are approached by clients who are looking to enter int
The 3 yearly LBTT Return for Commercial Leases… What is LBTT? If you have entered into a lease over the last few years the chances are that your solicitor has mentioned “LBTT” to you. Land and Buildings Transaction Tax is a Scottish tax on the purcha
As the winter weather approaches, we consider the outlook on the Scottish property market by asking whether Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) and the newly introduced Additional Dwelling Supplement (ADS) have combined to create the perfect st
A bizarre property and planning dispute in London that has been ongoing for around four years looks set to continue, reports the Daily Mail.
As many as one in ten private landlords have no formal tenancy agreement in place with their tenants, according to new research by Direct Line for Business. Worryingly, the research also found that where contracts are in place, landlords may unwittin
Many companies could be forgiven for believing that if their previously struck off company is restored to the Companies Register; then they can continue their affairs exactly where they left off. However this is not always the situation, as the recen
The Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 will convert ultra-long leases will into ownership on the appointed day. This follows the principal applied to feus by the Abolition of Feudal Tenure etc (Scotland) Act 2000 which converted the right of the feuar i
As a follow up to the previous blog which discussed the principle of withholding landlord’s consent in theory, this blog article will look at it in practice, and will focus on the recent Outer Court case; Homebase Limited v Grantchester Developments