New Tenancy for the Private Rented Sector

The Scottish Government is currently carrying out a second Consultation on its proposed New Tenancy for use in the Private Rented Sector. The last day for responding to the Consultation...

Commercial forest market looking strong

The commercial forestry market is looking very strong and Turcan Connell is delighted to be advising clients regarding the sale of forestry property located in both Scotland and England. Some...

Electronic Communication Code Reform Consultation

The period for responses to the Consultation on Reforming the Electronic Communications Code ("the code") ends on 30th April 2015. It is of interest to Landowners who provide sites for...

Chile – highly developed, but dependent on slowing Asian growth

Arriving in Santiago is a timely reminder of why emerging market investors are badly served by treating these regions as one amorphous group; Latin America differs markedly from Eastern Europe,...

Protective cost award denied for windfarm challenge

The difficulties for would-be challengers of windfarms have been highlighted further by a Court of Session judge's refusal to grant a landowner a Protective Expenses Order ("PEO") – read more...

Registration of Reservoirs

In 2011, the Scottish Parliament passed The Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011 (the 2011 Act) which, once fully enacted, will replace the current regime under The Reservoirs Act 1975 (the 1975...

Shell's BG offer shows market rally nearing end

Shell's proposed takeover of BG Group is an indication that the bull market is getting long in the tooth, but that doesn't mean it's time to worry. Shell's $70 billion...