latest news & features
22 December 2014
The Scottish Government is proposing changes to tenancies in the Scottish private rented sector which could have a significant impact on landlords. We would encourage readers to respond to the government consultation prior to the deadline of 28 December 2014.
18 December 2014
The Chancellor of the Exchequer's unexpected announcement in his Autumn Statement on 3 December 2014 introduced the most radical changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax in many years, and will effect all residential property transactions in Scotland until 1 April 2015.
16 December 2014
Same-sex couples will be able to marry from 31 December 2014 and couples in an existing civil partnership can convert that relationship into a marriage from today (16 December 2014). Why would civil partners set a wedding date when legally there is little difference in rights?
12 December 2014
Christmas is just around the corner and it is worth considering whether the gifts you are intending to make, large or small, are effective for Inheritance Tax purposes.
12 December 2014
Lindsays announce a new appointment in Dundee, Taleen Strachan who has joined as a Senior Solicitor in the property team.
10 December 2014
This edition covers a range of topics for you, your family and your business.
9 December 2014
Same-sex couples in Scotland will be in a position to marry from 31 December 2014 and now is an ideal time to consider having a pre-nuptial agreement prepared, particularly for those with pre-marital wealth, and gifted or inherited assets.
8 December 2014
Chris Todd, Partner in our Dundee office was honoured to be involved in the first voluntary registration to take place under the new Land Registration etc (Scotland) Act which comes into effect on Monday 8 December 2014.