Gillespie Macandrew

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The Housing (Scotland) Bill introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 26 March sets out changes to rent controls, evictions and tenants’ rights, but it does not address a key issue in residential tenancies, write John Stirling and Conner McConnell. Now that the private residential letting

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RSABI’s flagship annual outdoors team event, the Great Glen Challenge, is returning for 2024 and for the second-year running will be sponsored by Gillespie Macandrew. Last year’s event raised over £50,000 towards the work of RSABI which provides practical, emotional, and financial

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Gillespie Macandrew has announced the promotion of Lorna Balfour to partner in its land & rural business team. Ms Balfour has experience in a broad range of rural property matters, in particular the purchase and sale of estates, farms and forestry, carbon sequestration and all aspects of estate

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The Trusts and Succession (Scotland) Bill was passed at the Scottish Parliament on 20 December 2023 and received Royal Assent on 30 January. Stewart Dunbar looks at two aspects of the Act that impact the individual who created (or plans to create) the trust, known as the truster. It is essential tha

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Gillespie Macandrew has appointed rural law specialist Lizzie McFadzean to its partnership. Ms McFadzean joins the firm’s land and rural business team from Anderson Beaton Lamond. She brings almost 20 years’ experience advising in the sector with particular expertise in the sale and

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Gillespie Macandrew has donated a record £48,000 to the Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity (ECHC) and Alzheimer Scotland as part of its annual commitment to its charity partners. The firm donates one per cent of its pre-tax profits each year and this year announced double digit income

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RSABI, the charity which supports people in Scottish agriculture, is sending a message of thanks to the sponsors, teams, supporters and volunteers who made its annual fundraising event on Friday such a huge success. The event was fully booked with the maximum of 25 teams from a wide range of roles i

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Turnover at Gillespie Macandrew has reached £16.8 million, representing an increase of 11 per cent on the previous year. The firm's financial results for the year ending 28 February 2023 indicate that it has achieved double digit income growth for the second consecutive year.

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With just weeks to go before RSABI’s Great Glen Challenge, 24 hardy teams from a wide range of roles in Scottish agriculture are now training hard for the multi-sport event between Fort Augustus and Fort William on August 25. The teams are also fundraising in a bid to help RSABI, the charity w

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Gillespie Macandrew has announced the appointment of corporate partner and accredited charity law specialist Alan Gilfillan. Having previously completed his legal traineeship with Gillespie Macandrew, he now re-joins the firm from Balfour and Manson with 13 years’ experience advising busi

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Gillespie Macandrew has expanded its partnership with the addition of private client specialist David Mowlem. With 15 years of experience in tax and estate planning, Mr Mowlem is dual qualified in Scots and English law and joins the firm from Turcan Connell. As a chartered tax adviser, his appointme

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The Scottish government recently published guidance on the ‘Repairing Standard’. This is often talked about in the context of the private residential letting sector but, in fact, it has a much wider application. Moreover, from 2027 it will be further extended and this will have a signifi

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Gillespie Macandrew has announced the appointment of Lois Newton, partner in its land and rural team, as a trustee of the Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RSABI). She said: “I am delighted to join the board of Trustees. RSABI provide vital services to support the agricultura

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