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Life as an Intern: Land and Property

By Abigail Lloyd I am now into the fifth week of my Internship at Turcan Connell, and I can say with absolute confidence that I have learnt a lot, far...
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Charity worries around challenges to wills

Many charities are wondering what to make of the decision in the case of Ilott v Mitson, which was decided on 27th July 2015 and has been widely reported. The...
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French Duncan Charity Quiz

Turcan Connell was pleased to take part in a charity quiz recently in aid of Craighalbert. The quiz was hosted by French Duncan, Chartered Accountants, and a number of teams...
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Life as an Intern: Tax and Succession

By Isla Fern As I'm now entering the fifth week of my summer internship, I can't quite believe how quickly my time at Turcan Connell is going. Similarly to many...
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Changes to Feed-in Tariff Accreditation

Shortly after the introduction of the Feed-in Tariff Scheme (FiTs) in April 2010 (promoting the development of small-scale renewables), the General Election resulted in a new government which, within a...
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Life as an Intern: Employment and Dispute Resolution

By James Duncan When I began applying for summer internships, I knew that I wanted to try and get as broad a range of experiences as possible. This is what...
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A lapsed trust and an overseas representative: lost property

By Lois Madden, Trainee Solicitor A recent debate in the Court of Session (Shenken and another v Phoenix Life Limited [2015] CSOH 96) has examined the unique question of whether...
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RSPB Scotland's Corrimony Reserve

by Heather Burnett, Trainee Solicitor Earlier this summer, a group of enthusiastic volunteers from across the Firm headed for the Highlands to lend a hand at RSPB Scotland's Corrimony Reserve....
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Life as an Intern: Tax and Succession/Land and Property

By Sarah Curran When beginning my internship, I wasn't really sure quite what to expect. Our first day began with a number of presentations and introductions, which settled any nerves...
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Community Windfarms Hit Hardest by Subsidy Regime Changes

The Government's recent announcement that the Renewables Obligation regime will be closed to onshore wind projects on 1st April 2016, one year ahead of schedule, as part of the Energy...
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My Traineeship

It was 8.00am on a chilly December morning in 2013. I was standing on a small, frosted lawn with damp soaking through my shoes. I was staring at a decomposing...
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Life as an Intern: Land and Property Team

By Duncan Bauchop I have really enjoyed my first few weeks at Turcan Connell. I have been working with Jon Robertson's team within the Land and Property Department. It has...
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