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.
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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.
A recent English court case considered some of the common issues which occur both north and south of the Border when challenging the validity of a Will. The case in question was ultimately unsuccessful, which reflects the difficulty involved in overturning an otherwise valid Will.
A recent court case highlighted the importance when setting up a trust of deciding who the trustees should be, the number of trustees and your wishes as to how the funds should be distributed.
A recent court case in England, in which a surviving cohabitee challenged a pension scheme's decision not to recognise her right to benefits on her partner's death, has important implication for people throughout the United Kingdom.