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The force (majeure) awakens

Posted, 19 January 2018 by Laura Petrie
Categories: Corporate

Unforeseeable events are common in the oil and gas industry. That’s why more than a cursory glance at force majeure provisions is imperative.

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On the up — protecting your business in an improving oil and gas landscape

Posted, 18 January 2018 by Peter Murray
Categories: Corporate

For the energy sector, obligation goes hand in hand with opportunity. Peter Murray, head of corporate, explains.

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A time of year to take notice

Posted, 17 January 2018 by Roddy Cormack
Categories: Construction | Corporate

Inverness senior associate Roddy Cormack discusses how making a resolution to schedule in notice dates means a healthier cashflow for construction companies in 2018.

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Restrictive covenants and working capacity

Posted, 15 January 2018 by Jody Mitchell
Categories: Corporate | Employment

Lack of precision in restrictive covenants can affect their enforceability, posing a real danger for the businesses looking to impose them. Partner Jody Mitchell explains.

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Championing the solicitors of the future

Posted, 12 January 2018 by Amy Dignan

Why take part in the School Mock Court Project? Edinburgh-based senior solicitor Amy Dignan explains.

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Home truths — what do you really need to think about when buying a property?

Posted, 03 January 2018 by Mike Cunningham
Categories: Residential property

Moving is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful, and there’s a lot to think about. Here are our top tips to help make buying your next home easier.

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Under the hammer – is buying and selling at auction a risky business or a good deal?

Posted, 14 December 2017 by John Smart
Categories: Commercial property

What does the $450million sale at auction of a Leonardo Da Vinci painting have to do with buying and selling commercial property at auction? John Smart explains.

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Date of separation — what a difference a day makes

Posted, 08 December 2017 by Emma Somerville
Categories: Family law

For couples, lack of understanding of, or agreement on, the date of separation can have significant financial implications, solicitor Emma Somerville explains.

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The force (majeure) awakens - Unforeseeable events are common in the oil and gas industry. That’s why more than a cursory glance at force majeure provisions is imperative.