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New electronic communications code
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 7 2016

In May this year, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport announced its proposals for the new Electronic Communications Code and said it would


Parents Buying Property for Their Children
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 7 2016

Many parents want to know the best way to buy a property for their children, for example while they are at university. The options have to be


First Commencement Order under Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2016

Following on from my blog about Royal Assent being given to the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016, the first of the Commencement Orders has now been


Developer Contributions - Affordable Housing from Renewable Energy?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2016

Should a renewable energy development have to pay a financial contribution towards affordable housing? An appeal reporter (POA-110-2010) held that the


Part 10 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 1 2016

Part 10 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 ("the Act") contains provisions affecting agricultural holdings. The provisions are not yet in force


Changes on rules affecting registration of Standard Securities
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 1 2016

You may have attended one of our recent Land Registration Roadshows, at which we explained the recent changes in the land registration system and


What can rural landowners and occupiers expect from the new government?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 1 2016

As the SNP commences its third successive term in government, we take a brief look at some of the plans set out in the SNP’s manifesto that are


Listed buildings - urgent works
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2016

Perth and Kinross Council have served an urgent works notice for St Paul’s Church in Perth. This is a rarely used power for works urgently necessary


A new private tenancy for Scotland
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2016

The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 has been passed by the Scottish Parliament. The new Scottish Private Residential Tenancy, (SPRT


Energy performance regulations in Scotland - a different shade of green
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2016

From 1 September 2016, owners of large commercial properties in Scotland will have to produce an action plan when they are selling or leasing their