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Brodies LLP | United Kingdom | 7 Apr 2022

Time Up on Tacit Relocation?

Tacit relocation is a quirk of Scots law that can easily catch out landlords and tenants if they aren't prepared. Despite parties agreeing a lease…
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Brodies LLP | United Kingdom | 21 Jan 2022

Scottish Law Commission - Discussion Paper on Heritable Securities: Default and Post-Default

"A veritable maze" was how Professors Gretton and Reid described the enforcement provisions of standard securities. It is for that reason that the…
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Burges Salmon LLP | United Kingdom | 5 Jul 2019

Law Commissions publish responses to automated vehicles consultation

In 2018 the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission (the Law Commissions) launched a 3-year review into the legal…
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Brodies LLP | United Kingdom | 25 Jun 2019

Scotland's securitisation shake up: Radical reforms to moveables law in Scotland on the horizon

The Scottish Law Commission has completed its consultation on the modernisation of the Scottish laws applicable to asset backed financing. On 19…
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Brodies LLP | United Kingdom | 30 Apr 2019

What does change to traditional family structures mean for succession law in Scotland?

Change is certainly the theme of the moment. There is no doubt that society and the structure of families have changed significantly in the past 55…
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Brodies LLP | United Kingdom | 9 Apr 2019

Charities: smoothing the path… to incorporation

Readers will be aware there has been a consultation on a review of Scottish charity law. We have blogged on the consultation topics. We have also…
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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom | 21 Mar 2019

When does a loss occur in the context of a contract for ground investigations?

The law of prescription in Scotland, or the period beyond which a claim will prescribe or become inactionable due to the passage of time, is currently…
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Brodies LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Mar 2019

Rights of Cohabitants; is the law fit for purpose?

In Scotland, the legal framework concerning rights of cohabitants on the ending of a relationship is dealt with in Sections 26 to 29 of the Family Law…
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Brodies LLP | United Kingdom | 25 Feb 2019

Succession law reform: Who would you expect to benefit?

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. This is the current mantra of the Scottish Government as regards the law of inheritance. It proves…
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TLT LLP | United Kingdom | 5 Feb 2019

Turning back the clock on prescription in Scotland?

As many readers will be aware, the law on prescription (the effect of the lapse of time on creating and destroying rights) is different in Scotland…
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