The High Court in England has recently issued its ruling in an interesting case involving the disinheritance of Christopher Gosden, whose mother left the bulk of her £1.25 million estate to her civil partner.
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The law never stands still, and the way it applies to you and your organisation is constantly evolving. Our people are on top of these developments and can keep you up to date with some of the most interesting aspects of these changes. Check out our articles and updates for our perspective on issues that might affect you.
So-called "gagging orders" on divorce are again a hot topic thanks to the high profile divorce between Ant McPartlin and Lisa Armstrong. This article will explore the Scottish position on anonymity in court, insofar as it relates to family law.
Less haste, more speed! Why you can't evict a private tenant in Scotland on grounds which haven't yet occurred
The Upper Tribunal has recently published its decision in an appeal case which involved a novel approach by a landlord who was perhaps a little too eager to obtain an order for eviction. The case is a great example of where a significant waste of time and expense could easily have been avoided with the application of a little patience.
The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) recently wrote to social landlords informing them of a number of cyber-attacks which were deliberately targeted at social landlords. Here we look at what can be done to keep your organisation safe.
What will a new Children (Scotland) Act 2020 mean for families? Part five – What does the Bill NOT cover, and miscellaneous provisions
New laws relating to children in Scotland are currently being considered by the Scottish Parliament. In a series of short blogs, our Family Law will consider some of the key provisions of the Bill and how those could impact on practitioners and the families that we represent. The final part of this series will briefly cover further proposals on miscellaneous revisals and conclude by asking – what does the Bill NOT cover?