Agricultural leases: Trustees of the Gannochy Trust v Messrs J & K Steel

The Scottish Land Court has declined to accept that a tenant withholding their rent due to the landlord’s failure to fulfil their obligations under a lease is a valid defence...

Challenging a will in Scotland: facility and circumvention

This note will be the second in a four-part series covering the grounds on which a will can be challenged in Scotland. This section considers a challenge on the grounds...

Letters of wishes: guidance from beyond the grave

A letter of wishes is a private document which sits alongside a will. It is not legally binding upon the executors and trustees but it serves as useful guidance in...