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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Rent review disputes: when is the “final decision” final?

Rent reviews are often agreed. They can sometimes end up in arbitration, often dealt with by experienced surveyor-arbitrators. Those arbitrations have a clear framework, governed by the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010, which provides rules and procedure. However, sometimes, rent reviews are dealt with by expert determination. Often the experts are the same experienced rent review surveyors who act as arbitrators. But the procedure is very different. 

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Burness admin

Procurement Law and Maternity Leave - Two Peas in a Pod

Would it surprise you to hear that procurement law has a lot in common with maternity leave?  It may sound like a strange comparison, but having recently returned to the world of procurement law after months of baby bliss I can’t help but notice some parallels.

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Burness admin

No Deal? No Brexit?

Last night’s vote that saw Parliament overwhelmingly reject the Government’s proposed deal with the EU rightly dominates the news agenda this morning.

The immediate call for a vote of no confidence in the Government adds to the political uncertainty.

We could endlessly debate the possibilities of what might happen, and indeed what should happen now. However, as the clock continues to countdown to 29 March, our main focus is ensuring that Burness Paull’s clients are as prepared as possible.

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ChrisA