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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Winds Of Change – Reasons To Be Positive

Craig Whelton

The renewables industry will gather in Edinburgh tomorrow for the annual Scottish Renewables Green Energy Awards.  It is always a fantastic occasion, and an opportunity for all those in the industry to look back on the last twelve months, and forward to what the next twelve may bring.

2015 has been a challenging year for the industry, and for the onshore wind sector in particular.

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LChalmers

Shedding Light On Planning Permission

I have always thought of sheds as simply a place to keep old tools and lawnmowers - basic wood or plastic boxes, rarely entered and smelling of grass and mud.  But it seems that my view is rapidly becoming antiquated as we enter a new golden age – that of “The Luxury Shed”.

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LChalmers

Getting Notices Right

Think of this scenario.  You are a landlord (or acting for a landlord) and you send a notice to a tenant to trigger a rent review procedure.  You get the company name roughly correct, but ultimately wrong.  However, the notice ends up in the hands of the right party – a director of the tenant company – and the notice clearly identifies the property.  You might think everything would be okay...but it won’t be...

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LChalmers