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  • 25 Sep 2020 An update: Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020

    Extension of Notice Periods and Introduction of Pre-Action Requirements

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  • 08 Sep 2020 New notice periods for evictions

    The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 (Eviction from Dwelling-houses) (Notice Periods) Modification Regulations 2020 Following immediately on from my last blog, the Scottish Government has just published Regulations to set out the notice periods that will apply for the next 6 months (at least) for evictions. These regulations refer to both PRS and Social tenancies and […]

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  • 03 Sep 2020 An Update on the Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts

    In previous blogs we explained the emergency provisions put in place to limit a Private landlord’s ability to evict tenants during the covid-19 outbreak. These provisions increased the notice periods to be given to tenants and removed the “mandatory” nature of some grounds for possession. These changes applied regardless of the tenancy type. These changes […]

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  • 27 Aug 2020 Disinherited? What are your rights?

    A Canadian case has led to a will being written as it was ‘unfair’ to one child. What would happen in Scotland in that situation? The British Columbia Supreme Court has decided that a father’s will should be varied to reflect his ‘moral obligation’ to his adult daughter when there was an unequal division of […]

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  • 27 Aug 2020 #FreeBritney: Oops… I don’t have a power of attorney

    Why everyone, no matter how famous, should have a power of attorney

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  • 04 Aug 2020 Supreme Court update: duties of members of charitable companies

    Supreme Court rules on duties of members of charitable companies

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