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Post death variations

Post death variations

23 October, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Normally after death assets pass on in accordance with a Will or in terms of Intestacy laws.  However, there are some circumstances where it is considered that a different division of assets is preferable and in those cases the beneficiaries can enter into a Deed of Variation (sometimes also ... read more...
Financing the cost of care

Financing the cost of care

19 October, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
When an individual requires care and wishes the Local Authority to assist with paying the cost of that certain steps have to be taken. There are three elements to the costs – personal care, nursing care and accommodation. In Scotland, all individuals over 65 assessed as requiring care are ... read more...
Its Dog Eat Dog Out There!

Its Dog Eat Dog Out There!

18 October, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
With agents competing over an ever decreasing , ‘slice of the pie’, there are some fantastic deals to be had.  From free home reports, no up-front fees and zero commission there really is no better time to sell. “ Happy days ! “,  you say ? I would counter with the old saying, “ There’s […] read more...
In the Spotlight…

In the Spotlight…

17 October, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
The last week or so has been a busy time in the world of celebrity romance.  In that short period of time we have seen reports of Will Smith breaking down in tears while discussing rocky patches in his marriage to Jada Pinkett Smith; and the furore over Seann Walsh being caught on camera ... read more...

Big-Hitting Appointment Strengthens Gilson Gray’s East Lothian Team

9 October, 2018 by Gilson Gray in News
A LEADING legal firm has underlined its ambitions to grow the business in East Lothian with the appointment of one of the region’s most respected solicitors. Multi-award-winning Gilson Gray has appointed Cheryl Edgar, who brings more than 20 years’ experience of the local property market to its ... read more...

Gilson Gray Swoops to Hire New Finance Director

9 October, 2018 by Gilson Gray in News
  Gilson Gray has secured a significant coup from regional heavyweights Brodies to appoint a new Finance Director. The firm has underlined its ambition to attract top industry talent by swooping to appoint Peter Coghlan, 43, from the rival firm. Peter has over 16 years’ experience in the ... read more...
Insights from David Alexander – Partner, Head of Debt Recovery on the Judicial Interest & the First Tier Tribunal for Scotland

Insights from David Alexander – Partner, Head of Debt Recovery on the Judicial Interest & the First Tier Tribunal for Scotland

9 October, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
From 1 December 2017 all applications made by private landlords concerning eviction and civil proceedings must be made to the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Housing and Property Chamber (FTT).  Jurisdiction in such matters transferred from the Sheriff Court to the FTT by section 16 of Housing ... read more...
How one of our Litigation team is raising the Bar….

How one of our Litigation team is raising the Bar….

2 October, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
This September marked exactly 6 years since I began studying law at university. If someone told me back then that after graduating I would go on to qualify as a New York Attorney, I would probably have laughed  ! However, here I am, 3 weeks away from being admitted to the New York State Bar, ... read more...

Find out how we surpassed Louise’s expectations….

21 September, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Testimonials

Provided us with a 5 star service

21 September, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Testimonials