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30 Oct 2020

Why separating international families who are disputing where their children should live need to know about The 1980 Hague Convention

When parents separate the care arrangements for their children can unfortunately become a matter of dispute. If you are one of many international...
Blog by
Marisa Cullen
29 Oct 2020

Implications of The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003

When representing purchasers of land in Scotland (particularly so with purchasers from outwith the UK) it is essential to make them aware of the...
Article by
Alistair Anderson
29 Oct 2020

Remote working and Tier 2 visas

I won’t lie, when I read about the remote work visa that has been launched in Barbados it sounded incredible. It’s hard not to be impressed by the...
Article by
Stuart McWilliams
28 Oct 2020

Readiness for a zero or negative Bank Rate

On 12 October 2020 the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) and Bank of England issued a Dear CEO information request in relation to operational...
Article by
Catherine MacPherson
28 Oct 2020

Insolvency Legislation - What's Changed

The UK Government created temporary insolvency rules earlier this year in response to coronavirus . Now, it has made the decision to extend the...
Video by
Nicola Ross
27 Oct 2020

How do I appoint an adjudicator if there is no adjudicator named in my contract?

As stated in our blog last week, it is essential that the appointment of an adjudicator is secured within seven days of the service of the Notice of...
Blog by
Sandra Cassels
27 Oct 2020

The End of the Wrongful Trading Suspension

At the end of September 2020 the Government extended some of the temporary measures put in place by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020...
Article by
Richard McMeeken
27 Oct 2020

Late changes bolster Job Support Scheme before launch

The Government 's Job Support Scheme comes into force on 1 November. Significant late changes were made to provide more support for some employers in...
Podcast by
David Hossack
26 Oct 2020

Tighter regulation of pre-pack deals in Administrations

Insolvency legislation has been coming thick and fast in recent months, and this time it's pre pack sales to connected parties that are facing...
Article by
Nicola Ross
26 Oct 2020

New Immigration Rules for businesses revealed

Ever since the UK voted to leave the EU in 2016, immigration lawyers have been waiting for details of the new immigration system that will apply to...
Article by
Stuart McWilliams
23 Oct 2020

Can I still get divorced in the middle of a pandemic?

Family law specialists Lucia Clark and Dianne Millen explain the practicalities of getting expert advice if you and your partner are separating...
Podcast by
Dianne Millen
23 Oct 2020

What impact has 2020 had on our expectations of public services?

At the start of the year, you would be hard pushed to find anyone who didn’t think the Brexit transition would be the political hallmark of 2020.
Article by
Maggie Moodie
Source: The Scotsman
23 Oct 2020

Significant changes made to Job Support Scheme

Government contribution to increase and minimum working requirement to reduce.
Article by
Innes Clark
22 Oct 2020

Waste Not, Want Not

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the resulting lockdown, many UK residents found themselves spending significantly more time at home. I was one of...
Blog by
Isabel MacSwan
22 Oct 2020

Dismissal before a conviction

In our weekly podcast, David Hossack and solicitor, Fiona Meek, discuss the decision of the EAT which held that the decision to dismiss an employee...
Podcast by
David Hossack
22 Oct 2020

The FCA on mortgages, Covid-19 and consumer outcomes

On 30 September 2020 Jonathan Davidson, Executive Director of Supervision – Retail and Authorisations, at the FCA delivered an introduction to...
Blog by
Catherine MacPherson
21 Oct 2020

The Inglorious 12th!

It goes without saying that both the Landlord and the Tenant of any tenancy should agree the extent of the subjects of their Lease. However the...
Article by
Alistair Anderson
21 Oct 2020

What to expect... When you're expecting to start your Morton Fraser traineeship

Arriving for your first day of your traineeship is undoubtedly a daunting experience. If you are anything like us you'll have stressed and worried...
Blog by
Anna Reilly
20 Oct 2020

What is the adjudication process? Do I need an expert or a lawyer?

Last week we provided a glossary of commonly used terms in the adjudication process for you to refer back to during this blog series. Our remaining...
Blog by
Claire Logue
20 Oct 2020

Distilling the value of corporate trademarks

You don't have to spend long looking around you to see how important trademarks are. Whether they’re on clothes, shoes, cosmetics, electronic devices...
Press Release by
Austin Flynn
Source: The Herald
20 Oct 2020

Children and British Nationality

One of the most common enquires I receive is "Are my children British?" Most people think that nationality law is straightforward - if someone is...
Article by
Stuart McWilliams

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