Challenging a will in Scotland: capacity

In an increasingly litigious society, private client solicitors in Scotland are frequently faced with queries from clients regarding the possibility of challenging wills of family members. Challenging a will is...

Vehicular rights of way and parking

by Jamie McNish, Trainee Solicitor. Public rights of access are something which all landowners in Scotland should bear in mind when managing their property, especially where that property contains areas...

Tenant farming commissioner publishes guide to the transfer of agricultural tenancies

The Scottish tenant farming commissioner (TFC), Bob McIntosh, has published a guide which outlines the ways in which an agricultural tenancy can be passed on by a tenant to a...

Surrogacy: are the UK’s laws outdated?

The Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission have recently published a joint consultation paper, Building Families through Surrogacy: a new law. The commissions label the...

The future of civil partnerships in Scotland

Mixed-sex couples in Scotland may soon be able to enter into civil partnerships under the Scottish Government’s proposal to bring equality to legally recognised relationships.