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A Trio of Successes in Court –> Part 3 – When a Distribution Agreement is not a Contract for Sale of Goods

A Trio of Successes in Court –> Part 3 – When a Distribution Agreement is not a Contract for Sale of Goods

14 September, 2015 by admin in Blog
Concluding our series of blogs on a recent trio of successes in court, another recent court success for Gilson Gray’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team illustrates the importance of understanding the terms of your Distribution Agreement and ensuring you get your contracting ... read more...
A Trio of Successes in Court –> Part 2 – When is a Partnership Agreement not “clear and unambiguous”?

A Trio of Successes in Court –> Part 2 – When is a Partnership Agreement not “clear and unambiguous”?

13 September, 2015 by admin in Blog
The Gilson Gray Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team is at the cutting edge of dispute work in Scotland.  This is the second in a short series of blogs by Iain K Clark Solicitor Advocate, Partner and Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution at Gilson Gray, regarding 3 of the team’s recent ... read more...
A Trio of Successes in Court –> Part 1 – When “Enough is Enough on Court Costs”

A Trio of Successes in Court –> Part 1 – When “Enough is Enough on Court Costs”

13 September, 2015 by admin in Blog
The Gilson Gray Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team is at the cutting edge of dispute work in Scotland, as demonstrated by three of their recent significant cases.  This is the first in a short series of blogs by Iain K Clark Solicitor Advocate, Partner and Head of Litigation and Dispute ... read more...
Statement from the National Association of Estate Agents

Statement from the National Association of Estate Agents

29 July, 2015 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Commenting on yesterday’s announcement from David Cameron, regarding money laundering within the UK property market, Mark Hayward, managing director, National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) says: “We do not tolerate the behaviour of any estate agents who are involved in money laundering ... read more...
My Will, my choice – or is it?

My Will, my choice – or is it?

28 July, 2015 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Today’s news has featured reports of a recent court decision in England concerning the terms of a lady’s Will as challenged by her daughter. The case which revolves around testamentary freedom has left advisers re-evaluating the guidance given to clients in the wake of the decision. The Will in ... read more...
Put a little estate planning in the mix

Put a little estate planning in the mix

22 July, 2015 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Being down with the kids I spotted that Jesy Nelson of Little Mix fame has become engaged to Jake Roche of Rixton and well known parents fame. This made me think about the issues facing newlyweds today and while it might appear that you need to have the earning capacity of Jesy and Jake to […] read more...
Summer Budget 2015: Inheritance tax threshold to rise

Summer Budget 2015: Inheritance tax threshold to rise

9 July, 2015 by Gilson Gray in Blog
A new Inheritance Tax threshold was announced yesterday by the Chancellor, George Osborne, when he delivered his first budget since the election. From 2017, an additional nil rate band will be introduced when a main residence is made over to direct descendants on death.  Homes worth up to ... read more...
How to avoid vicarious criminal liability

How to avoid vicarious criminal liability

1 July, 2015 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Steps to be taken by Owners and Managers to try to avoid vicarious criminal liability under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended by the Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011) Owners and managers of shooting land can be held criminally responsible for certain crimes ... read more...
Will the cheque ever die?

Will the cheque ever die?

30 June, 2015 by Gilson Gray in Blog
“My father was from Aberdeen, and a more generous man you couldn’t wish to meet. I have a gold watch that belonged to him. He sold it to me on his deathbed. I wrote him a cheque for it, post dated of course.” Chic Murray The post dated cheque is beloved by residential conveyancing ... read more...
Gilson Gray to the FORE! in East Lothian

Gilson Gray to the FORE! in East Lothian

30 June, 2015 by Gilson Gray in Blog
An array of the world’s top golfers, including World Number One Rory McIlroy, will descend on East Lothian’s shores next month for the Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Course. The tournament is the prelude to The Open which, this year, will see the golfing circus decant itself just 25 miles north ... read more...