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28th July 2020
The last four months have been an extremely strange time for us all, so it’s entirely understandable that organising your legal affairs may have fallen to the bottom of your list of priorities.
However, having an up to date will and power of attorney is always important, regardless of your situation. While lockdown restrictions in Scotland are continuing to ease, many of us are continuing to work from home. However, this isn’t a barrier to getting in touch with a solicitor to discuss updating your legal documents. In fact, you can do so without having to leave your home.
28th July 2020The last four months have been an extremely strange time for us all, so it’s entirely understandable that organising your legal affairs may have fallen to the
22nd July 2020Regulation (EU) 2019/1150 of the European Parliament and the Council of 20 June 2019 on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediat
21st July 2020In our previous briefings on Covid 19 and its impact on property transactions, we highlighted the various challenges where the lockdown had impacted on the completi
17th July 2020Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP has published a report to help a variety of industries manage social distancing in their working environments. The commis
6th July 2020If your name’s not down, you’re not getting in! Having to give your name and number before going for a pint or a meal out is going to be part of the ne
3rd July 2020WJM Dunblane has raised a staggering £52,242 after taking part in a charity will-writing scheme for the last 15 years. The Dunblane office takes part in
2nd July 2020Enterprise Management Incentive options (“EMI Options”) are option schemes used to help recruit, retain and incentivise employees. They hold various tax
30th June 2020On 25 June the Chancellor issued the Third Treasury Direction in relation to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which now sets out the law and will govern
30th June 2020The Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Act 2020 (the “Act”) received royal assent on 6 April 2020 and brings with it a number updates in response to the COVI
29th June 2020Key Changes as at 29 June 2020 Social: People can now meet, in public places, people from 2 other households. Playparks and outdoor sports courts can now open and
22nd June 2020Roddy Cormack, Accredited Specialist in Construction Law at Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP, is calling on the government to come to an agreement with industry
19th June 2020The Government has published updated Guidance on the CJRS setting out the pathway to phasing out the Scheme and providing details of the complex mechanism under whi
18th June 2020The Supreme Court provided two judgments on 1 April 2020 clarifying the law in relation to vicarious liability, WM Morrison Supermarkets v Various Claimants 
16th June 2020Returning from Furlough 1. With the Government announcing it’s road map for lifting the Coronavirus lockdown and setting out a plan for the lifting of restri
Advice Note on Considerations for Applications under Section 42 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 in light of Finney v Welsh Ministers & Ors
15th June 20201. Introduction In Finney v Welsh Ministers & Ors  EWCA Civ 1868 (“Finney”), the Appeal Court of England and Wales considered the validity of