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Shoosmiths’ Edinburgh team has been named ‘Private Client Team of the Year’ at the Scottish Legal Awards 2014.
The chancellor has delivered the Budget for 2014. This briefing provides a summary of the main tax points of interest.
Employers would be well advised to review their pay rates to ensure all applicable workers are receiving at least the national minimum wage.
The Advance Payments Code provides a protection mechanism for local highway authorities to ensure they are not unexpectedly required to meet the costs of new roads.
Recent decisions have highlighted a couple of key themes that employers would be well advised to consider when dealing with their disabled employees.
The recent Supreme Court case of Coventry and others v Lawrence and another should be welcomed by developers.
Directors take care: new guidelines to help interpret two of the Companies Act statutory duties of directors
We now have recent guidelines to help interpret two of the Companies Act statutory duties of directors.
Chancel repair liability is an ancient liability that attaches to land and requires affected owners to meet the costs of repair of the local church chancel.
Shoosmiths has advised the sellers on the £40m sale of digital marketing agency Realise to St Ives, a UK provider of marketing solutions and publishing services.
The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 comes into force on 13 March 2014, with the first same-sex weddings taking place on 29 March 2014.
A consistent message is that there is a rapidly approaching ‘data capacity crunch’.
A purchaser who obtains part of a propertyt hat has the benefit of a right of way must assume the burden of contribution to that right of way.
Further changes made to the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 present opportunities for developers, but also add new complexities.
Shoosmiths has hired Kenny Scott, who has expertise and specific experience of advising clients in a number of sectors.
Execution of an agreement is the final stage in an often lengthy process of detailed drafting and negotiation. Getting it wrong may result in invalidity and unenforceability.
Finding solutions to flooding is a matter of high importance for the government, driving changes in the law relating to foul and surface water drainage.
How do public sector landlords tackle the problem of access in respect of gas safety inspections and fire safety risk in leasehold properties?
OFT launches a market study into residential property management services to leaseholders in England and Wales
The OFT has launched a market study into residential property management services that will look at how the market is working for leaseholders and freeholders in England and Wales.
These tips will help those individuals who are new to the world of business immigration, as well as seasoned experts, as they highlight a few common issues.
Pre Localism Act 2011, all mutual exchanges took place by deed of assignment. Post Localism Act, surrender and re-grant is the mechanism used for mutual exchange.