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Latest Articles

  • The Sammi Kinghorn blog – I'm going to Rio!!!!

    The Sammi Kinghorn blog – I'm going to Rio!!!!

    Samantha ‘Sammi’ Kinghorn, Scotland’s leading wheelchair racer and Harper Macleod’s Athlete Ambassador, is going to Rio! Sammi has been selected for the Team GB squad to take part in the 2016 Paralympic Games, which take place from 7-18 September in Brazil. We caught up with her to find out how it feels to achieve her dream of being a Paralympian

  • New rules will introduce a long awaited compulsory Pre-Action Protocol for Personal Injury cases

    New rules will introduce a long awaited compulsory Pre-Action Protocol for Personal Injury cases

    At long last a compulsory Pre-Action Protocol for Personal Injury cases will come into force in Scotland, bringing a degree of certainty for those that have been injured. The introduction of such a Protocol has been spoken about and anticipated for many years and will set out steps which must be followed prior to the raising of court proceedings in Scotland.

  • Gratuitous alienation: a diversion tactic?

    Gratuitous alienation: a diversion tactic?

    A gratuitous alienation is a transfer of property from a debtor to another party for no consideration or an inadequate consideration. A recent Supreme Court ruling found that a series of conveyances of properties some nine months before the sellers went into administration was an attempt to divert assets away from creditors.