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Latest articles from Ross Thomson

  • Coronavirus: property & lease transacting during the lockdown

    Coronavirus: property & lease transacting during the lockdown

    One significant implication of the COVID-19 "lockdown" has been the effective closure of the Land Register of Scotland (the Register) to new applications since 24 March 2020 – and therefore the ability of parties to conclude the sale and purchase or long lease of, or the grant of fixed security over, commercial real estate (CRE). However, there are still ways to progress and complete such deals during this period.