Graeme Wilcox wins top national art prize

The artist commissioned for the painting of the Turcan Connell co-founders, Robert Turcan and Douglas Connell, has just been awarded in the 17th annual National Open Art competition. Graeme Wilcox's...

The Inheritance and Trustees' Powers Bill

The Inheritance and Trustees' Powers Bill currently before the Westminster Parliament has not attracted a great deal of attention in Scotland, dealing as it does with English intestacy rules and...

Dotting the property I's and T's

Donald Simpson highlights some of the legal and tax issues which can arise when buying property abroad. The following lists ten issues to look out for. Title issues Instruct local...

The beginning of my traineeship

Having spent the past five years at university working towards commencing this traineeship, I would have expected day one as a Trainee Solicitor to be significantly more daunting than it...

UK Solar PV Roadmap Published by DECC

This October, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) published part one of their Solar PV Roadmap. The Roadmap sets out the Government's vision of the strategic direction for...

Land and Property Blog October

Grierson Dunlop and Lyndsay McGregor of Turcan Connell cast an eye over the legislative landscape of rural Scotland - Dumfries & Galloway Life Magazine Jonathan Swift observed that anyone who...

Great Scottish Run Turcan Connell run for East Park

On Sunday, 17 brave and charitable individuals came together as a team to take part in the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run in an effort to raise money for...

Windfarm Fears Exaggerated

Recent press articles reporting that it is necessary to obtain an electricity generation licence from OFGEM in respect of wind turbines before planning consent can be given are misleading. The...