Senior Solicitor, Zaynab Al Nasser, Appointed President of Scottish Women in Business

Zaynab Al Nasser, a Senior Solicitor at Turcan Connell, has become one of the youngest Presidents of Scottish Women in Business (SWIB), a leading networking group for business women in...

Scottish Land Court Removes a Tenant’s 1991 Act Status | Heather Bruce in ALA Magazine

Fyffe v Esslemont, Scottish Land Court, 28th March 2018, is a significant and novel decision of the Scottish Land Court to grant a landlord’s application to remove the 1991 Act...

Lawyers eye divorce plea in the south | Lindsey Ogilvie in the Sunday Herald

Family law teams across Scotland have paid great attention to the Supreme Court’s decision not to grant Tini Owens’s application under English law to divorce her husband.

Plan ahead for future and inevitable changes in law | David Ogilvy in The Scotsman

May would have been a busy month for family businesses as directors and managers fine-tuned their Data Protection Policies, contacted suppliers to seek assurances of their compliance with any data...

Inheritance Tax | Chris Sheldon on BBC Radio Scotland

The Resolution Foundation, an independent British think tank, has released a wealth report which shows that Scotland's total household wealth has passed the £1 trillion barrier for the first time....

Turcan Connell: A modern twist on traditional legal practice

Edinburgh’s skyline has changed a lot over the past 20 years. From the offices of the law firm Turcan Connell in Tollcross, Simon Mackintosh, the chairman, can see how the...

Custody Access Residence Contact | Gillian Crandles in the Sunday Herald

Since the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 came into force over 20 years ago we have had the concept of equal rights and responsibilities for parents. Those “equal” rights, however, only...

Get ready for data protection D-Day | Debbie McIlwraith Cameron in The Scotsman

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement date approaching fast, here is a summary of common queries and some practical guidance for fund-raising charities on becoming compliant.

Continued Growth at Turcan Connell

We are delighted to announce a total of 14 promotions within the firm. There are six new Senior Associates: Graeme Gass, Scott Hunter, Sarah Jackson and Lindsay McCulloch in Tax...

Partnership grows in strength at Turcan Connell

We are delighted to announce the promotion to Partner of Lindsey Ogilvie in a move aimed at further strengthening the Partnership and helping position the Firm for the future. Lindsey...

Importance of keeping track of and updating Living Wills | Kenneth Pinkerton in The Scotsman

Last year, the family of a woman whose Living Will had been lost by her hospital received £45,000 in compensation from the NHS. The case highlights the importance of Living...

Handing over the baton? Plan early for the best succession outcome | Mike Kane in IoD Direction Magazine

It is common for owners to have focused so hard on building a business, they suddenly find themselves wondering what to do next.