Category - Commercial property

Between a fault and a hard place — again

Posted, 02 May 2018 by Roddy Cormack in Views
Categories: Commercial property | Construction | Litigation

When is a defect in how something is engineered or constructed not a “design” defect? Senior associate Roddy Cormack explains the latest twist in the tale of the Glendoe hydro electric scheme.

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What a difference three years make — LBTT returns

Posted, 28 March 2018 by Malcolm Ferguson in Views
Categories: Commercial property

The 1 April anniversary is imminent. The reminders to submit returns have gone out. If you’re a non-residential tenant, are you ready to submit yours?

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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 in Views
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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Get off my land - rights of access in Scotland

Posted, 13 July 2017 by Elisa Miller in Views
Categories: Commercial property | Rural

Beware of the Wild Boar? Inverness associate Elisa Miller explains why landowners seeking to bar access to land could attract a judicial challenge.

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The business rate revaluation - fair or foul

Posted, 21 March 2017 by David Scott in Views
Categories: Commercial property

With a deadline of 30 September, ratepayers should waste no time in appealing against their new valuation if they feel it’s incorrect, or excessive.

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