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Life as an Intern: Tax and Succession (Week 6)

By Sean McEntee, Summer Intern I am currently a graduate LLB student at the University of Edinburgh, having just completed the first year of my legal studies. Given that I...
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Employment Tribunal Fees Unlawful

In the case of R (UNISON) v Lord Chancellor [2017] UKSC 51 the Supreme Court ruled on 26th July that statutory instrument requiring a claimant to the Employment Tribunal (ET)...
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Life as an Intern: Family Law (Week 5)

Walking through the doors on my first day at Turcan Connell, I cannot deny that I was nervous. Having only done a year of the Graduate LLB, the thought of...
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Post Morrison v ICL Scottish Law Commission Paper on prescription

What was believed to be the established legal position in relation to claims for latent damage and when the right to make such claims might become time-barred was changed by...
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Pension-sharing on divorce: how much of my pension will be included?

A ruling from the Supreme Court of 25th July 2017 means that all types of membership of pension schemes (be it active, deferred or pensioner) will be considered in determining...
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Life as an Intern: Land and Property (Week 4)

By Ailsa Smith, Summer Intern Having applied to the Turcan Connell summer internship program based on the enthusiasm of their representatives at the Glasgow law fair, I was expecting (or...
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Life as an Intern: Tax and Succession (Week 3)

By Brynhild Weihe, Summer Intern Although the first week was mostly about getting introduced to the firm as a whole, by the end of the day I had already been...
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Life as an Intern: Land and Property (Week 2)

By Calum Whyte, Summer Intern I am now in my third week of my Summer Internship with Turcan Connell, and it’s been an excellent experience so far. I am a...
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Land and Buildings Transaction Tax Amendment Legislation

On 30th June, the Scottish Parliament passed a Statutory Instrument which amends the legislation governing Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT), the tax which replaced Stamp Duty Land Tax in...
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Life as an Intern: Tax & Succession (Week 1)

Umbrellas, pens and water bottles. The first morning of Turcan Connell started out with a bag full of purple goodies and leaflets. This would soon become a tool kit and...