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Inverness Expansion

Inverness Expansion

18th June 2019

WJM's Inverness office has expanded and our new office suite is up and running. 

Inverness Expansion

Inverness Expansion

18th June 2019

WJM's Inverness office has expanded and our new office suite is up and running.  Special thanks goes to Julie Lister, Director at The Green House Inverness fo
WJM Trainee Blogs

WJM Trainee Blogs

14th June 2019

2019 is particularly significant year for the legal profession because it is 100 years since a change in the law permitted women to become lawyers for the first tim
WHAT DO YOU MEAN THERE’S A LEASE?

WHAT DO YOU MEAN THERE’S A LEASE?

6th June 2019

It is not uncommon to find a tenant who occupies commercial premises and pays rent on nothing more than a hand shake with the landlord. Months or even years can pas
Push for Innovation in the Legal Profession

Push for Innovation in the Legal Profession

4th June 2019

Technology plays an integral part in a solicitor’s ability to deliver a first-class service to clients. With growing competition in the legal market and incre
THE PITFALLS OF PROPERTY RAFFLES

THE PITFALLS OF PROPERTY RAFFLES

22nd May 2019

WJM's leading property lawyer has called on Scots to think twice before entering property raffles in a bid to land their dream home. Legal Director Graham Adams ha
Employment Briefing May 2019

Employment Briefing May 2019

20th May 2019

Welcome to May's Employment news briefing, providing a summary of some of the recent employment judgements. If you have any questions about any of the topics cover
New Divorce Laws in England

New Divorce Laws in England

16th May 2019

This month, the Government announced that couples divorcing in England and Wales will no longer have to blame each other for the breakdown of their marriage as ther
Technophobia

Technophobia

13th May 2019

Technophobia: noun. mass noun. The fear, dislike, or avoidance of new technology. Common amongst solicitors. Being a child in the 90s meant growing up alongside th
ONSHORE WIND WILL DO THE HEAVY LIFTING OVER THE NEXT 30 YEARS

ONSHORE WIND WILL DO THE HEAVY LIFTING OVER THE NEXT 30 YEARS

9th May 2019

A while before Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion (in their own ways) had everyone focussing again on climate change, I had my own minor epiphany in March. I w
WJM BOOSTS INVERNESS OFFERING WITH TEAM EXPANSION

WJM BOOSTS INVERNESS OFFERING WITH TEAM EXPANSION

6th May 2019

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP has announced significant growth in Inverness with seven new recruits and an office expansion. Broadening the law firm’s
Unresolved Problems with GPs’ and Dentists’ Premises

Unresolved Problems with GPs’ and Dentists’ Premises

2nd May 2019

Ensuring the viability of doctors’ and dentists’ practices is an obvious social good, since it protects the health and welfare of people across Scotland
PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED AT INVERNESS LAW FIRM AS NEW PARTNERS APPOINTED

PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED AT INVERNESS LAW FIRM AS NEW PARTNERS APPOINTED

17th April 2019

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP has announced the appointment of two new Partners at its Inverness office. Paul Adams and JP Campbell, who both joined the tea
NONE OF US KNOW WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS

NONE OF US KNOW WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS

5th April 2019

The Law Society of Scotland recommends that every adult over the age of 50 years old considers granting a Power of Attorney but what is a Power of Attorney and why
Constitutional matters

Constitutional matters

29th March 2019

Those of you who read my earlier blog on the UK’s need for a written constitution may be worried that I am about to go over old ground again. That’s tem
Probate v Confirmation –  A Comparison of the English and Scottish Procedures for Executors

Probate v Confirmation – A Comparison of the English and Scottish Procedures for Executors

28th March 2019

As in many areas of Private Client law and practice, Scotland and England have completely different systems for providing executors appointed by a will (or acting u