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Holyrood committees launch joint consultation on new Housing Bill

Published 5 days ago

The Scottish Parliament’s Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee and Social Justice and Social Security Committee have today jointly launched a new public consultation on the Scottish Government’s Housing (Scotland) Bill with a focus on homelessness and tenants’ rights.

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TC Young’s Neil Matheson named associate of the year

Published 1 week ago

TC Young’s Neil Matheson was named “Associate of the Year” at the inaugural Scottish Professional Awards on Friday evening.

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Morton Fraser MacRoberts reappointed to advisory role

Published 2 weeks ago

Morton Fraser MacRoberts has been reappointed to provide the Scottish government with general property legal services for the next two years, with the option to extend the contract for a further two.

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Cost of HMP Highland quadruples to £209m

Published 2 weeks ago

A new prison for the Highlands is to arrive six years late and cost more than four times its original estimate.

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Holyrood committee seeks views on Land Reform Bill

Published 2 weeks ago

Holyrood’s Net Zero, Energy & Transport Committee has launched a call for views to support its scrutiny of the Scottish government’s Land Reform Bill.

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Thorntons opens doors of new Inverness office

Published 3 weeks ago

Thorntons is formally opening its new Inverness office, which is its first permanent home in the Highlands after operating from serviced office space since December 2023.

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Rent controls and new duties at centre of new housing bill

Published 4 weeks ago

The Scottish Government has published new legislation which aims to keep people in their homes and help prevent homelessness.

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Morton Fraser MacRoberts establishes new headquarters in Edinburgh

Published 4 weeks ago

Morton Fraser MacRoberts will be making a move to its new premises at Haymarket Square in Edinburgh.

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Strathclyde spin-out brings climate change law to everyone

Published 4 weeks ago

A new social enterprise spin-out company – C2LI – has been launched by the University of Strathclyde.

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Views sought on 10 per cent increase in court fees

Published 1 month ago

A new consultation seeks views on a considerable increase in court fees from November this year.

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BTO acquires Carruthers Gemmill

Published 1 month ago

Carruthers Gemmill, a family-based law firm with a legacy spanning over 150 years, will become part of BTO Solicitors LLP next month.

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Law Society: Judicial factors reform a step forward but refinement needed

Published 1 month ago

New legislation to reform judicial factors is a step in the right direction but could be further improved to ensure clarity, accessibility and efficiency, according to the Law Society of Scotland.

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‘Meaningful’ Land Reform Bill introduced

Published 1 month ago

A Bill which sets out a commitment to addressing the challenges of concentrated land ownership has been introduced by the Scottish Government today.

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Legal practice takes final suite at Aberdeen’s St Swithin Row

Published 1 month ago

Q&A Law Practice has agreed to lease the final available suite at St Swithin Row, a long held Aberdeen property within Knight Property Group’s portfolio, marking full occupancy of all four office suites within the building.

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Gilson Gray strengthens Edinburgh presence with MHD Law acquisition

Published 1 month ago

Gilson Gray has enhanced its presence in Edinburgh through the acquisition of MHD Law, marking its second takeover deal in 2024.

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