Leases can often take several rounds of amendments before the solicitors representing the landlord and the tenant can agree on a final version. Here we consider a newly published standardised lease – the Scottish Model Commercial Lease - which aims to cut back on these more routine amendments, and speed up the letting process for both landlord and tenant.
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It was just one of many headline-grabbing elements of Donald Trump's Presidential victory, but as a lawyer with a special interest in advising family businesses, it was the one that fascinated me most. How would The Trump Organization deal with the head if the business moved on?
These days, many couples cohabit without marrying. They may buy a property together, have children or start a business. However few people are aware what rights they may have if they decided to separate and what they may be entitled to.
The failure of an action by a golf club member against the club's executive board indicates the lack of scope for avoiding the general rule against liability to fellow members
The legal defence of Automatism is most commonly used in road traffic accident cases. This is where someone cannot be held responsible for their actions if they have no knowledge of the accident. Here, we look a recent case we dealt which in which automatism was raised as a defence.