For part four of our trainee blog series, Stephen Nicolson shares his experience of what it's like to go on secondment at one of your firm's key clients.
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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.
Are grandparents entitled to contact with their grandchild in Scotland? 4 things to know about your legal rights
We have seen a rise in enquiries and instructions from grandparents who have lost contact with their grandchildren for a variety of reasons. But what rights do grandparents have in relation to contact with their grandchildren? Here, our Edinburgh Family Law solicitor Lynsey Brown has put together answers to some frequently asked questions which parents and grandparents alike should be mindful of.
The Supreme Court judgment in MacDonald and another v Carnbroe Estates Ltd has reframed the remedies available to the court when there has been a transfer at undervalue. Harper Macleod LLP represented the joint liquidators in this action, successfully arguing that the transaction should be reduced as a transfer at undervalue.
Extra statutory concession D49 (ESC D49) is the catchy title for an exception given to those who are looking to take advantage of the Principal Private Residence tax relief on gains made when disposing of a residential property. A recent case highlighted how the taxman will deal with applications for this relief in certain circumstances.
It's always a pleasure attending the Scottish EDGE final, and the competitions Round 15 showpiece had an extra special touch thanks to the Dragon in attendance. Here's our take on Theo's wisdom.