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Video links in Scottish courts — fewer planes, trains and automobiles

Posted, 17 October 2018 by Victoria Leslie in Views
Categories: Litigation

The use of video links in court hearings is on the rise. Is this good or bad news for clients in remote communities?

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Parental rights fit for a prince?

Posted, 16 October 2018 by Emma Somerville in Views
Categories: Family law

Parental rights and responsibilities can always be a bit of a tricky concept, but who has these rights and how do you acquire them? Following this week’s royal baby news, Emma Somerville from our family team tells us more.

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Is that a discriminatory cake or a meringue?

Posted, 12 October 2018 by Kirk Tudhope in Views
Categories: Employment

In light of the Ashers Bakery case, are the old rules of avoiding discussion of religion and politics at work still sensible? Kirk Tudhope explains.

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Ledingham Chalmers' Vuelta de Isla Negra raises £1,000 for world-class Black Isle sports facilities

Posted, 12 October 2018 in News
Categories: CSR | Us

Around 25 riders got on their bikes in September to raise funds for Avoch Amenities Association's £300,000 refurbishment.

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On the crest of a wave — meet senior solicitor Laura Edmunds

Posted, 01 October 2018 in News

In the second of our people profiles, we meet Aberdeen-based Laura Edmunds. Without doubt one of the most adventurous of our team members.

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Exhumation — taking your loved ones with you

Posted, 24 September 2018 by Emma Somerville in Views
Categories: Family law | Private client

More commonly the topic of detective series than dinner table chat, the process of exhumation can be a bit of a mystery. Emma Somerville from our family team tells us more.

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Contract basics – are you ready for battle?

Posted, 21 September 2018 by Laura Edmunds in Views
Categories: Commercial contracts | Corporate | Litigation

If you’re buying or selling goods and services, how do you know which company’s terms and conditions apply? And how can you make sure yours are properly incorporated?

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Spoilt for choice — five of our latest rental properties

Posted, 20 September 2018 by Laura Downie in Views
Categories: Residential property

Whether you’re a first time renter, or looking for more space for the family, here’s a taster of just some of the great properties we have on offer.

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Video links in Scottish courts — fewer planes, trains and automobiles - The use of video links in court hearings is on the rise. Is this good or bad news for clients in remote communities?