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House of Fraser Saved From Administration

House of Fraser Saved From Administration

10th August 2018

A lot will be written in the coming days and weeks about Sports Direct’s purchase of House of Fraser out of Administration. But leaving aside whether £90million is a fair price to pay, what do Sports Direct get out of the deal, and more importantly, what do the creditors get?

House of Fraser Saved From Administration

House of Fraser Saved From Administration

10th August 2018

A lot will be written in the coming days and weeks about Sports Direct’s purchase of House of Fraser out of Administration. But leaving aside whether £9
WJM Achieves Successful Outcome at First Tier Housing Tribunal for Scotlands

WJM Achieves Successful Outcome at First Tier Housing Tribunal for Scotlands

27th July 2018

WJM are pleased to have secured a successful outcome for a private landlord client at the newly formed First Tier Tribunal for Scotland (Housing and Property Chambe
Employment Briefing - June Update

Employment Briefing - June Update

23rd July 2018

Welcome to our Employment news briefing, providing a summary of some of the main employment judgements in June.  If you have any questions about any of the to
‘See You in Court’ Should be the Last Phrase That Springs to Mind During Disputes

‘See You in Court’ Should be the Last Phrase That Springs to Mind During Disputes

17th July 2018

So, the worst has happened, and that business relationship, which you have spent precious time cultivating, and then working with, has turned sour. A
What has 2018 brought to the Scots legal system so far?

What has 2018 brought to the Scots legal system so far?

29th June 2018

So far 2018 has seen a number of developments and changes in the UK and Scottish legal landscape, including the introduction of minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland,
Pimlico Plumbers’ Appeal Goes Down the Drain

Pimlico Plumbers’ Appeal Goes Down the Drain

26th June 2018

In the widely reported case of Pimlico Plumbers v Smith, the Supreme Court appears to have finally brought an end to a long and arduous legal dispute by ruling that
Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP : the perfect choice for Scottish landowners

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP : the perfect choice for Scottish landowners

25th June 2018

Whether you are party to a renewable energy or telecoms project, seeking to redevelop your land, or simply require advice on how best to structure your family busin
Employment Briefing - May

Employment Briefing - May

7th June 2018

Welcome to May's Employment briefing. If you have any questions about any of the topics covered, or would like to meet with our Employment team, please call Martin
Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP acting for Speymalt Whisky Distributors new Distillery at Craggan

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP acting for Speymalt Whisky Distributors new Distillery at Craggan

1st June 2018

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP is delighted to be acting for Speymalt Whisky Distributors on their newly announced distillery at Craggan, near Grantown-on-Spe
When Circumstances Take Charge in the Family Business

When Circumstances Take Charge in the Family Business

21st May 2018

Running any business is not without its challenges but when circumstance takes charge, particularly in a family run business, the effects can ripple right through t
‘I do’ – The Effect of Marriage and Divorce on your Will

‘I do’ – The Effect of Marriage and Divorce on your Will

16th May 2018

Effect of Marriage on your Will Unlike in England, marriage does not invalidate your Will in Scotland. Therefore, if an individual creates a Will before marriage,
Take Some Advice And Go The Right Way To Stay Out Of Court And Save Money

Take Some Advice And Go The Right Way To Stay Out Of Court And Save Money

4th May 2018

Conflicts, like taxes, are inevitable. If you are in business, sooner or later you won’t see completely eye to eye with someone, and will fall out with them.
Employment Briefing - April

Employment Briefing - April

1st May 2018

Welcome to April's Employment briefing. If you have any questions about any of the topics covered, or would like to meet with our Employment team, please call Mart
Is Nepotism a Dirty Word?

Is Nepotism a Dirty Word?

30th April 2018

Imagine this scenario - An Employer has a Sales Manager who is about to leave his employment and set up on their own, taking business and employees with t
GDPR - Privacy Notices

GDPR - Privacy Notices

27th April 2018

Transparency is a key principle of the GDPR: data controllers must ensure they process personal data lawfully and fairly, and in a transparent manner. The idea beh