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Bank fails in appeal against interdict ruling in bid to recover debts from homeowner couple

A bank which has been seeking to call up £2.5 million in loans granted to a husband and wife f ...

Published 28 May 2018

SYLA elects Jessica Weir as president and welcomes new committee

Jessica Weir Jessica Weir, a banking and finance solicitor at Brodies has been elected pre ...

Published 18 May 2018

Property developer granted proof before answer in breach of contract case against bank

A property developer who entered into an agreement with a bank to sell 26 homes he had purchased wit ...

Published 25 January 2018

Lucy Thornton takes the reins at Scottish Young Lawyers' Association

Lucy Thornton The Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association (SYLA) has announced a new committee for th ...

Published 5 December 2017

Law Society of Scotland survey shows improving fortunes for smaller firms

A survey of Scottish law firms’ finances has shown improving fortunes for smaller law firms. Resu ...

Published 14 September 2017

SMEs mount legal challenge against Clydesdale Bank over tailored business loans

A company which initiates, builds and prosecutes large, complex multi-party commercial legal actions ...

Published 10 July 2017

Retired solicitor appointed to The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews captaincy

The traditional driving-in ceremony for the new Captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St ...

Published 26 September 2016

Blog: Vulture funds in the UK – why are funds like Cerberus buying up UK debt?

Cat Maclean In a talk given to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fair Business Banking at Westmi ...

Published 2 August 2016

Boyd is Back with restructuring to build on strengths

Peter Boyd Boyd Legal Solicitors, a full service practice headquartered in Edinburgh, has undertak ...

Published 5 July 2016

Lawyers benefit from Conservative surge in Holyrood elections

Four Scottish legal figures have taken up places at Holyrood for the Conservatives as the party be ...

Published 9 May 2016

Anderson Strathern Asset Management appoints Donald Barlow as senior investment manager

Donald Barlow Wealth management firm, Anderson Strathern Asset Management, has announced the appoin ...

Published 1 March 2016

Blog: Mis-sold loans and failed businesses

Not every mis-sold loan results in the customer’s business failing writes Liina Tulk (pictured) in ...

Published 13 January 2016

SYLA re-elects Emma Boffey president and welcomes new executive committee

The Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association (SYLA) held its annual conference yesterday in Glasgow wi ...

Published 16 June 2015

Overall success for Scots lawyers in general election

Yesterday's general election saw Scots lawyers perform well overall with two holding onto their sea ...

Published 8 May 2015