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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.
There are various reasons why a company might be struck off and subsequently dissolved. The company may have become dissolved by inaction, for example where the company is no longer needed or forgotten about and as a result the necessary document fil
Following the tragedy at Grenfell Tower on 14th June 2017, there have been changes to the way that fire safety is approached in high rise residential buildings over 18 metres high.On the 18th of December 2018, the UK government issued an advice note
The 2017 £83m purchase of a Scottish company, the Craig Group, has driven home in a fairly spectacular fashion the importance of contractual interpretation – and why, sometimes, all the advice in the world cannot beat bad timing. It may also be
If you are planning a summer event, you need to establish what your legal obligations are when it comes to providing access for disabled individuals. Here, we take you through your basic legal responsibilities and take a brief look at what you can do
In recent months, a number of commentators including the Law Society of Scotland and the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) have expressed concerns that the amended Planning (Scotland) Bill - if enacted in current form - would place unmanageable stra
Let the buying season commence! Shops and retailers, both online and in the ‘real world’ are gearing up for the onslaught of retail therapy that is Christmas. From mad dashes around the shops on Christmas Eve to ‘Click and Collect’ purchases made fro
Throughout the course of the year, there have been number of court cases raised as a result of pubs and commercial businesses illegally showing Sky transmissions and Premier League Football games through decoder equipment.Sky, BT Sport and The Footba
Govan Law Centre (GLC) has begun legal proceedings at Scotland’s Supreme Court on behalf of two of the 330 asylum seekers threatened by Serco with DIY eviction from their accommodation in Glasgow.GLC will seek to prevent private landlords Serco Group
Buying a house is anecdotally one of the most stressful events in a person’s life – so spare a thought for the Pursuers in Anwar and Another v Britton and Another [2018] SC FAL 31.  Mr. and Mrs. Anwar not only had to go through the stress of buy
The Scottish Law Commission has launched a consultation on possible reforms to Section 53 of the Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003. 
A recent case from the Court of Session has raised interesting issues about the role of good faith in contracts in Scotland.In Unicorn Tower Limited and Others v HSBC Bank Plc [2018] CSOH 30, a property developer sued a bank for an alleged breach of
New legislation recently passed by the Scottish Parliament will provide a wider range of funding options and better protection from court costs for people considering legal action, the Scottish Government has reported.