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Beware the Covid Copyright Shakedown

Like most law firms we are seeing trends in certain types of litigation as a result of Covid-19. As expected, we have been asked to assist clients with disputes regarding rental premises, interruption to business and force majeure as a result of lockdown measures taken by the UK government.

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Pension Pointers – SIPPs – has your investment been checked properly?

In recent years we have seen an increase in investments made via SIPPs that were either entirely fraudulent or catastrophically failed, causing the investor to lose their entire investment and a significant chunk of their pension pot. Many have explained that they felt safe, making the investment in the first place because their SIPP operator allowed them to do so.

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Conversion of Administration Into Creditors' Voluntary Liquidation – Scotland

In Scotland, it is possible to convert an administration into creditors' voluntary liquidation.

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The clock is ticking: an update on the law of prescription in Scotland

A recent Sheriff Court decision has added further fuel to the fire in the ever-growing debate around prescription in Scotland.

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Scottish Courts: Simple resumption or rejuvenation post-lockdown?

Since the United Kingdom went into lockdown on 23 March 2020, the majority of physical court appearances became unworkable.

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