Anderson Strathern Legal Updates
As the end of this tax year approaches, we look at some important tax issues that may be helpful when you are reviewing your financial affairs.
We summarise recent Court of Session decisions dealing with Scottish road traffic law, particularly with regard to accidents involving pedestrians and awards of damages in fatal claims.
The Agricultural Holdings Legislation Review Group have held their first few meetings and will now go on to develop proposals for bridging the gaps through revision of legislation and Government policy.
The Government has now laid the final Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 2003 Remedial Order 2014 before Parliament for its approval. Aside from several cosmetic issues, it is unchanged from the consultation draft.
Salvage Value: Court of Appeal decision heralds new approach to recovery of rent claims by creditor landlords against commercial tenants in administration
The Courts Reform (Scotland) Bill heralds the beginning of the implementation of many of the recommendations made by Lord Gill in his wide-ranging review of the Scottish Civil Court system in 2009.
The High court has determined that non-domestic property rates falling due following approval of a Company Voluntary Arrangement are provable debts.
The Scottish Government has announced that Scotland’s first Rural Parliament will be held later this year in Oban.
With house prices continuing to rise, it is expected parents may be contributing some of their hard-earned cash to help to pay a deposit for a first home for their off-spring, who may well have plans to share the property with their other halves.
Supreme Court overturns decisions of the Scottish Courts in Cramaso LLP v Viscount Reidhaven's Trustees
The Supreme Court overturns the decisions of the Scottish Courts in relation to negligent misrepresentations made in the course of contractual negotiations.