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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 many ways in which a company can find itself being struck of the Register of Companies (the “Register”) and dissolved, and essentially ceasing to exist.  This can range from positive action by third parties, such as compulsory liquidat
Section 75 ClaimsThe majority of people know that if they are buying something, particularly online, they have greater protection if they use a credit card.  When pressed, they may be able to say that they would have a “section 75 claim” if some
This article is concerned with the way in which Scottish courts are interpreting the (fairly new, at time of writing) tenancy deposit schemes.  These are given effect by Part 4 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006, and the Tenancy Deposit Schemes
The purpose of this article is to examine the present legal position regarding the playing of music in dental waiting rooms and treatment rooms.  It will begin by examining recent European jurisprudence, touch on domestic UK law, and explain wha
In terms of sections 10(1) and (2) of the Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 (the “2012 Act”) the Keeper of the Land Register of Scotland (the “Keeper”) is required to enter the terms of any caveat, for which warrant has been obtained, agains
Courts are intimidating environments, and if you find yourself having to go to court to settle a dispute – either as the Pursuer or the Defender – you would be well advised to instruct a solicitor.  Of course, on some occasions this will not be
An attempt to introduce a residence test for legal aid by the UK government has been struck down by the high court. The test was deemed to be on the grounds that it is discriminatory and unlawful.Three senior judges unanimously made the decision, and
Miller Samuel’s leading employment law specialist Marie Macdonald today gave a talk on ‘Atypical Workers – current issues and reform’ at the Employment Law Conference.  This was part of ‘Scots Law 2014 – the Convention Series’ held at the Hilton