Living together and separating in Scotland – property rights

A recent Supreme Court judgement about property sharing by cohabitants after separation has provoked a great deal of interest. The comments made about Gow v Grant are to the effect that Scottish law is much more flexible than English law. I cannot comment since I know nothing of English law [...]

By |2019-12-13T12:17:54+00:00July 7th, 2012|Scottish Law|

Mother forged son’s Scottish will-why did this happen?

In 2008, Steven Nicol died in a road accident. He left behind a daughter to his former cohabitee. He also left behind his mother living in a house he owned. It was decided, yesterday, by the Scottish Court of Session, that he left no Will. The Will that was produced [...]

By |2019-12-13T12:18:32+00:00July 7th, 2012|Scottish Law, Scottish Wills|

Caithness and Sutherland property market bucks the national trend

Spring has brought increased growth to the property market in  Caithness and Sutherland. The growth in sales that I reported last month continues. Yes, this is from a very low base and does not remotely compare with what was happening in 2008. Nevertheless, the change is very significant and growth and [...]

By |2019-12-13T12:22:01+00:00April 11th, 2012|Property Law and Estate Agency|