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Shareholders' Agreements: A Valuable Tool for Family Businesses| Jack Gardiner in Business Insider

Life tends to throw up unexpected complications, in both personal lives and business relationships. The family business is a place where problems in both personal and business relationships can conflate....
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The Changing Landscape of Scottish Taxes | Alexander Garden in The Scotsman

We are all now familiar with the fact that there are Scottish Taxes. The first actual impact of these taxes was not until the introduction of Land and Buildings Transaction...
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Changes challenge Scotland’s charities | Gavin McEwan in The Scotsman

Data protection and Brexit top the concerns for the third sector A raft of changes – and challenges – in the charity sector has resulted in clients turning to law...
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Family law plays catch-up with society | Gillian Crandles in The Scotsman

Courts have not kept pace with attitudes to relationships, writes David Lee. The definitions of family, couple and marriage have changed dramatically over the past decade, but has the legal...
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Breaking up is harder to do… | Gillian Crandles in The Scotsman

Gillian Crandles at Turcan Connell is seeing more cross-border work, partly down to entrepreneurs whose children are working outside Scotland.
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Yankee dollar buys cheaper UK assets | Bethan White in The Scotsman

This article originally appearing in The Scotsman on Monday 30th October 2017. The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union caused unprecedented levels of uncertainty for UK businesses. The...
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Seller Beware: Make sure your business is a comfortable fit | Jack Gardiner in Glasgow Business

Buying or selling a business, whether as an asset transaction or a purchase or sale of a company is not like buying a physical item, such as a pair of...
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The Importance of Planning Ahead | Alexander Garden and Hannah Starritt in Scottish Farmer

With the average age of Scottish farmers increasing, succession is a big issue for many involved in agriculture, but not made any easier by the uncertainty around subsidies, taxation and...
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How has land registration in Scotland changed? | Rona Macdonald in Scottish Farmer

Sweeping changes were made to land registration in Scotland in December 2014. There are two property registers in Scotland. The Sasine Register was established in 1617 and is a record...
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Turcan Connell shortlisted at STEP Private Client Awards 2017/18

Turcan Connell was delighted to be shortlisted in two categories at this year’s Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Private Client Awards. These prestigious awards highlight excellence among private...
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Waste dumping is a crime, a dangerous eyesore and costly to clean up | Alastair Collin in The Scotsman

This article originally appeared in The Scotsman on Monday 4th September 2017. Cleaning up after fly-tipping, or the illegal dumping of waste, costs Scottish public authorities more than £2.5 million...
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Landmark ruling protects at-risk children on holiday in Scotland | Noel Ferry in The Herald

Noel Ferry, Partner in Turcan Connell's Divorce and Family Law Tea, comments on how Scottish authorities have won the right to rule on the fate of foreign children after rescuing...