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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Still the law of choice? Future proofing UK legal services

Hannah Jenkins

50 days to go until B day, and still the cliché that “the only certainty is uncertainty” prevails.

For two and a half years future proofing for Brexit has been on everyone’s agenda and lawyers have been on hand to help our clients face these challenges.

But what about the challenges faced by the legal sector?

Legal framework

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Is the Scottish housing market bucking the Brexit trend?

The announcement at the end of last week of Springfield Properties plc’s acquisition of Walker Group is a great indicator of the strength of the Scottish housing market.

The deal – in which we acted for Springfield – helps strengthen Springfield’s presence in the Central Belt, particularly around Edinburgh.

One of the key things that struck me in the press coverage following the deal was Springfield’s Sandy Adam’s comment that “The most important thing about any company is the people and not the properties”.  I think that’s true of a lot of businesses, but especially so

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The £1 Shopping Mall

Graeme Bradshaw

The auction sale of the Postings Shopping Centre in Kirkcaldy has caught the eye of the media nationally and internationally.  With a reserve price of £1, there had been much speculation over what would happen when the Centre eventually went under the hammer.  Even the One Show got in on the act.

The auction took place this week with the final price reported as being £310,000. 

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