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Changes in law for Trusters to be aware of in 2024

Trusts & Succession Act: what are the changes for Trusters to be aware of before they become law in 2024.

Love is a Co-Purchase Agreement

Rachael Burke discusses why it is a good idea for any couple to consider a co-purchase agreement before buying a property.

Insolvency: Administration and its impact on employees

Fraser Vandal discusses the impact of Administration on Employment contracts, redundancies and considerations if the business was to be purchased.

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13 February 2024 | Time to read: 3 mins

Changes in law for Trusters to be aware of in 2024

By Stewart Dunbar

Trusts & Succession Act: what are the changes for Trusters to be aware of before they become law in 2024.

13 February 2024 | Time to read: 3 mins

Love is a Co-Purchase Agreement

By Rachael Burke

Rachael Burke discusses why it is a good idea for any couple to consider a co-purchase agreement before buying a property.

09 February 2024 | Time to read: 6 mins

Insolvency: Administration and its impact on employees

By Fraser Vandal

Fraser Vandal discusses the impact of Administration on Employment contracts, redundancies and considerations if the business was to be purchased.

05 February 2024 | Time to read: 9 mins

Planning by nature

By Ashley McCann

Enhancing biodiversity is now a central aim of Scotland’s planning system, Ashley McCann discusses how this might work and the opportunities for landowners.

30 January 2024 | Time to read: 3 mins

Five questions to consider when thinking about a divorce or separation

By Sharon Murray

If you are considering divorce or separation, at any time of the year, here are five fundamental questions you should ask yourself.

25 January 2024 | Time to read: 3 mins

Is court the only option for reaching a financial agreement in a divorce?

By Sharon Murray

Most people want to avoid the inevitable stress and expense of going to court to sort out the financial aspects of their separation, so what is the alternative?

12 January 2024 | Time to read: 2 mins

Gillespie Macandrew appoints new rural specialist to its partnership

By Robert Graham-Campbell , Robert Scott-Dempster

Scottish law firm Gillespie Macandrew has appointed rural law specialist, Lizzie McFadzean to its partnership.

09 January 2024 | Time to read: 4 mins

Number of issues still to be addressed in the Housing (Cladding Remediation) (Scotland) Bill

By Keith Emmerson

Keith Emmerson reviews the key provisions of the long-awaited Housing (Cladding Remediation) (Scotland) Bill and the potential issues with the legislation.

Tags: Construction

05 January 2024 | Time to read: 8 mins

The aim of the game is to win…. Or is it? Mediation in football

By Alex Robertson

Alex Robertson analyses the current approach to resolving disputes in football and the benefits of adopting mediation in sport.

21 December 2023 | Time to read: 1 min

The Trusts & Succession (Scotland) Bill passed at Scottish Parliament

By David Mowlem

The Trusts & Succession (Scotland) Bill was passed at the Scottish Parliament on 20 December 2023, David Mowlem provides an update.

Tags: Trusts

15 December 2023 | Time to read: 3 mins

Home Office announces major changes to UK Immigration Rules

By Fraser Vandal

With the recent “five point plan” announcement from the Government on UK Immigration Rules, we look at each point and what this means for businesses.

15 December 2023 | Time to read: 3 mins

The essence of family protection

By John Stirling

John Stirling discusses the essence of family protection and the importance of being aware of the differences between trusts, nuptials and cohab agreements.

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