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Latest Articles

  • Will the new Scottish Model Commercial Lease speed up lettings?

    Will the new Scottish Model Commercial Lease speed up lettings?

    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.

  • Member against member?

    Member against member?

    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 defence of Automatism in Road Traffic accident cases

    The defence of Automatism in Road Traffic accident cases

    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.