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Legal insights. Industry commentary. Influential opinions. Here’s what our teams have to say.

Is it time for ‘knock-for-knock’ to be knocked out?

Posted, 12 May 2018 by Uisdean Vass in Views
Categories: Corporate | Oil and gas

Faced with constant, rapid change in UKCS contracting, is the time right to consider whether mutual indemnities remain beneficial to all parties?

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Back in the saddle — another successful day at Balcormo Races

Posted, 11 May 2018 by Jim Drysdale in Views
Categories: CSR | Rural

The annual Fife point-to-point marks the start of a busy show season for our rural team. Partner — and former jockey — Jim Drysdale reports.

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Bringing people into the countryside — the key to building a sustainable rural business

Posted, 10 May 2018 by Linda Tinson in Views
Categories: Corporate | Family law | Private client | Rural

How can specialist advisors help rural businesses in an ever-more complex and competitive market? Director of rural business, Linda Tinson, explains.

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Contracting for collaboration

Posted, 09 May 2018 by Uisdean Vass in Views
Categories: Corporate | Oil and gas

Supply chain companies are live to the need for collaboration, with many seeking to investigate and instigate opportunities, but what should firms be thinking about to make the process as straightforward as possible?

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Helping businesses prepare for GDPR — the tour continues

Posted, 08 May 2018 by Kirk Tudhope in Views
Categories: Data protection | Employment

As we add two more data protection events to the calendar, what do businesses think about GDPR? Partner Kirk Tudhope’s been finding out.

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Between a fault and a hard place — again

Posted, 02 May 2018 by Jennifer Young in Views
Categories: Commercial property | Construction | Litigation

When is a defect in how something is engineered or constructed not a “design” defect? Chairman and partner Jennifer Young explains the latest twist in the tale of the Glendoe hydro electric scheme.

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Scottish law firm announces raft of promotions

Posted, 25 April 2018 in News
Categories: Careers | Us

Ledingham Chalmers announces eight promotions across its Inverness, Aberdeen and Edinburgh offices.

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The laws of the game — supporting young Scottish rugby players

Posted, 24 April 2018 by Andrew Stott in Views
Categories: CSR

The firm sponsored a minis and micros festival of rugby in Inverness last weekend, but what do line-outs have to do with the law?

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