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What changes after you say: “I do”?

The Wedding season is upon us once again with couples across Scotland ‘tying the knot’ but what legally changes when you say “I do”?

Immigration changes – The impact on rural businesses

Fraser Vandal discusses changes to the UK's work visa rules and how these changes will impact rural businesses.

Long awaited Housing Bill introduced to Scottish Parliament

The long- awaited Housing (Scotland) Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 26 March 2024.

Latest news and insights

03 June 2024 | Time to read: 3 mins

What changes after you say: “I do”?

By Rachael Burke

The Wedding season is upon us once again with couples across Scotland ‘tying the knot’ but what legally changes when you say “I do”?

13 May 2024 | Time to read: 5 mins

Immigration changes – The impact on rural businesses

By Fraser Vandal

Fraser Vandal discusses changes to the UK's work visa rules and how these changes will impact rural businesses.

13 May 2024 | Time to read: 5 mins

Long awaited Housing Bill introduced to Scottish Parliament

By Stephen Gamba

The long- awaited Housing (Scotland) Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 26 March 2024.

05 April 2024 | Time to read: 3 mins

Land Reform (Scotland) Bill introduced March 2024

By Robert Scott-Dempster

An overview of the content in Part 1 & 2 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill introduced to Parliament on 13 March 2024.

We provide comprehensive multidisciplinary legal advice to developers, utilities, landowners, communities and funders on energy projects and developments.  Our experienced team is currently advising on some of the most complex and significant energy projects in the UK and our expertise includes:

  • Grid connection and support mechanisms
  • Planning and Environment including habitat plans
  • Land Options & Leases
  • Land tenure, voluntary registration and right to buy issues
  • Portfolio acquisition, M&A and repowering projects (click here for a case study featuring our work securing a portfolio of windfarms on behalf of EDF)
  • Corporate structures for the project.
  • Commercial contracts, including PPAs, construction and engineering documentation
  • Financial arrangements- both recourse and non recourse funding
  • Resolving disputes including Judicial Review
  • Virtual data rooms and due diligence
  • Regulatory advice and consultation submissions (if you are looking for advice on energy, water or waste regimes, click here for details of our experience in this area and who to contact at the firm).

 

Renewables

We provide specialist legal advice and project management on renewables including onshore, islands and onshore schemes.  Our team has experience of advising on schemes across the UK which involve:

  • Anaerobic Digestion (AD)
  • Biomass
  • Combined Heat & Power (CHP)
  • Geothermal
  • Hydro
  • Hydrogen
  • Marine
  • Solar/Photovoltaics
  • Wind

Our expertise includes advising at conception, planning, funding, stakeholder engagement and we can field crofting and rural tenure experts to support these critical phases including resumptions and section19A schemes.  We can help navigate all legal, planning and regulatory aspects of renewable schemes and our track record includes managing large scale national projects as well as community schemes.

Projects and infrastructure

We have an excellent track record of delivering stand alone and complex projects in a highly responsive and efficient way, working with client teams and sector interests, co-ordinating multi skills all under one roof and coordinated through a primary contact.

Trading, supply chain and M&A

We act for both power generators and intensive energy and natural resources users.  We are well-versed in the regulatory and planning impacts on these businesses and use this to help sectors and their supply chains, advising on trading contracts, due diligence and portfolio acquisitions.

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Our Energy sector team brings together specialist expertise from the following teams:

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They are knowledgeable in relation to planning and environmental law and interactions with energy law. Lots of recent experience in major energy applications.

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