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Can you have too much choice?

Can you have too much choice?

2 July, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
I’ve recently returned from a short break to Durham.  While I took in the sights, I was very aware of the number of Estate Agency offices in the town centre.  I counted nine in one street!  It struck me how difficult it may be to decide which door to choose. In East Lothian in May […] read more...
Liz learning all the time and loving step up to Grand Prix level

Liz learning all the time and loving step up to Grand Prix level

29 June, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
In the coming weeks Liz Musgrove will graduate from Edinburgh University, but for now she is fully focused on passing the exam of playing for Scotland Women Sevens on the Rugby Europe Grand Prix circuit in Marcoussis, Paris. The event, the first of two this summer, takes place on Friday and ... read more...
Civil Partnerships v Marriage

Civil Partnerships v Marriage

27 June, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
The Supreme Court this morning has ruled that heterosexual couples can enter into a civil partnership, finding that the Civil Partnership Act 2004 is incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. With married couples being seen by many in the gay rights lobby to enjoy a higher ... read more...
Never have I ever…

Never have I ever…

26 June, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
A few weeks have now passed since the end of the first season of the BBC television show The Split.  Whilst clearly a great success for the channel, the series sparked a strong reaction amongst family lawyers.  Having now had a chance to reflect fully on the series, and how it portrays the ... read more...
Company Voluntary Agreements are back under the microscope

Company Voluntary Agreements are back under the microscope

22 June, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
My colleague Sumaira wrote recently about the new look CVA (LINK). She predicted that CVAs would become more prolific. She was right! Back in the press again, CVAs are attracting some negative coverage. The British property Federation has called on the government to review the what they say is ... read more...
DIY Wills in Scotland

DIY Wills in Scotland

21 June, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Last year, the Law Society of England and Wales said that courts should be allowed to recognise informal wills as an expression of people’s final wishes. The society made the proposal in a submission to the Law Commission, who suggested courts could have a “dispensing” power allowing them to ... read more...
There’s no place like home for jet-setter Grace ahead of the Euros

There’s no place like home for jet-setter Grace ahead of the Euros

21 June, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Scottish diver Grace Reid loves travelling around the world with her sport, but she admits there is nowhere like home and cannot wait to compete in the pool where it all began for her come August. Last week Reid, 22, was back in her hometown of Edinburgh having been named in a 15-strong Great ... read more...

Award-winning Artisan to begin constructing a new residential project in Canonmills, Edinburgh

13 June, 2018 by Gilson Gray in News
  Artisan, awarded Scottish Property company of the year , but known locally for their recent award-winning New Waverly development, have instructed local contractor Hart to begin the construction of a new residential development at Warriston Road in Canonmills, Edinburgh later this month. ... read more...
Watt makes his Mark on the biggest stage of all

Watt makes his Mark on the biggest stage of all

12 June, 2018 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Mark Watt has revealed how he felt like time stood still for a few seconds before he took the catch to dismiss Jason Roy and set Scotland on the way to their historic cricketing victory against England. At 21, spinner Watt from Edinburgh was the youngest member of the Scottish side that shocked ... read more...

Keith Anderson promoted to Partner

8 June, 2018 by Gilson Gray in News
The firm has again underlined its rapid growth ambitions by announcing that Keith Anderson has been promoted to Partner within the litigation and dispute resolution team. Keith joined in 2015 as part of a bold move which saw the whole Morisons LLP commercial litigation team transfer across to ... read more...