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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Brexit ad for EU nationals deemed misleading

Misleading and Brexit are two words commonly found in the same sentence.  This week was no different, and not just within the world of frontline politics.

On Wednesday, the Advertising Standards Authority (“ASA”) found that the Home Office misled the public in the marketing of a new scheme through which EU Nationals apply in order to continue living and working in the UK lawfully after Brexit.

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Guaranteed Minimum Pension equalisation: on your marks, get set...

Go! It’s time for pension schemes to get out of the blocks in their preparation for Guaranteed Minimum Pensions (GMP) equalisation.

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Love Islands? Want to buy one?

Donald Trump has made headlines for proposing a rather ambitious “real estate deal” – buying the island territory of Greenland from Denmark. Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has refused his offer, but for anyone in the market for an island, let’s explore from a Scottish property law perspective how to purchase an island in Scotland.

It is not unheard of for private Scottish islands to be advertised for sale. Indeed, at present the “exclusive island estate” of Inchmarnock is available to purchase for offers over £1,4m.

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