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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...
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Lack of ABSs not good for our firms: Simon Mackintosh in The Herald

This article originally appeared in The Herald on Wednesday 14th December 2016. Scottish law firms are at a disadvantage to those operating south of the Border because they still cannot...
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The Future of Forestry in Scotland: Adam Gillingham in Scottish Forestry Magazine

Turcan Connell was pleased to jointly sponsor and contribute, along with Confor, to last month’s Scotsman Conferences’ Seminar held to coincide with the coming to an end of the consultation...
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Rural Sector Facing Big Questions After Decision: Ryan Bowie in The Scotsman

This article originally appeared in The Scotsman on Monday 27th November 2016. The thoughts of the Agriculture and Rural sectors are turning to potential changes in the wake of Brexit....
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Our Tax response to the UK 2016 Autumn Statement

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, delivered his first Autumn Statement on Wednesday 23rd November 2016. The first observation from the new Chancellor’s speech was that this would be the final Autumn...