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Child Relocation in Scotland – what is it and what is the approach adopted by the Scottish courts?

“Relocation cases” concern the situation where a parent wishes to remove a child from the jurisdiction of that child’s habitual residence to settle elsewhere. They are often highly contentious, emotive...
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Confidence remains high among buyers and sellers | Mike Kane in The Herald

Wind and solar project sales do well as buyers from all over the world take interest, says Anthony Harrington
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Continued Growth at Turcan Connell

Turcan Connell is delighted to annouce seven promotions across the firm.
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Mother barred from moving son 300 miles from father | Alasdair Loudon in The Herald

This article orginially appeared in The Herald on Friday 7th April 2017. Child must stay in Scotland to maintain ties with both parents A mother has been stopped from moving...
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When it's not a case of 'thy will be done' | Gavin McEwan in The Scotsman

Three charities have won a case on appeal to secure the legacies they were entitled to under a deceased woman’s will.
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External factors key in exit strategies: Mike Kane in The Scotsman

The profile of family owned businesses in Scotland, at present, is such that a number of owners are at the point of having to make a decision about the future...
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Our Tax response to the UK 2017 Spring Budget

The Chancellor delivered the final Spring Budget and it is designed to be a Budget to put economic stability first following the political upheaval of the Brexit vote. Click here...
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Scottish landlord registration system now live

Registers of Scotland recently launched a new online platform for Scotland’s register of landlords. The system provides a service for landlords and anyone managing rental property on their behalf to...
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Making someone stay in an unhappy marriage smacks of old mores | Lindsey Ogilvie in The Scotsman

Following hot on the heels of a decision by the English courts to award a woman who lost the bulk of her divorce settlement by making poor financial decisions, larger...
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Focus on Brexit and Land Reform | Turcan Connell in The Press and Journal

More than 50 farmers and agri-professionals attended a specialist farming event to hear about the implications of land reform and Brexit on Scottish agriculture.
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Will divorce from EU affect your divorce? | Sally Nash and Mara Schmueckle in The Scotsman

The United Kingdom's monumental split from the European Union has implications for family lawyers, write Sally Nash and Mara Schmueckle. A clear theme of Theresa May’s Brexit speech on Tuesday...
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Our response to the 2016 Scottish Budget

Today in the Scottish Parliament, Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay, announced the Scottish Budget for the coming year. There were no real surprises and no significant changes, however, for the first...