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From spreading cheer to backing a regional renaissance — meet document controller, Jonny Burns

Posted, 11 December 2018 in News

Where’s Jonny? Outside his comfort zone, usually. We spoke to our popular document controller to find out more.

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Setting out a stall for success in Scottish construction

Posted, 04 December 2018 by Jennifer Young in Views
Categories: Construction | Corporate | Oil and gas

The recent Build It Aberdeen Construction and Property Conference brought the sector together to discuss topics of interest for the north east.

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Because I say so - the near death of the smash and grab adjudication

Posted, 03 December 2018 by Roddy Cormack in Views
Categories: Construction

Is a recent appeal court decision the final nail in the coffin of smash and grab adjudication? Or has it simply muddied the waters? Senior associate Roddy Cormack explains.

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Agricultural roadshow at Thainstone — building a resilient farm business

Posted, 27 November 2018 in News
Categories: Events | Rural

Building a resilient farm business in the face of the industry's complex regulatory, economic and political landscape is the subject of a free event — the last in our roadshow series — in Inverurie next week.

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Four-legged friends — safely buying and selling second-hand goods online.

Posted, 26 November 2018 by Laura Edmunds in Views
Categories: Litigation

On or offline, the general principle of buyer beware applies. Here senior solicitor Laura Edmunds looks at a recent case to illustrate this point.

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Ledingham Chalmers records growth ahead of forecast for last financial year

Posted, 21 November 2018 in News
Categories: Us

The latest figures for the firm, with offices in Aberdeen, Inverness, Stirling and Edinburgh, show a modest increase on the previous 12 months.

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Roddy Cormack

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Innovation in construction — the good and the necessary - What types of innovation does the construction industry embrace? And what's the best way forward? Senior associate Roddy Cormack explains.