A reclaiming motion by Stewart Milne Group against a decision that its former employee was entitled to bonus payments after he was made redundant has been refused by the Inner House of the Court of Session.
Construction and property consultancy Thomas & Adamson (T&A) has been appointed by law firms Shepherd & Wedderburn and Morton Fraser to deliver over 36,000 sq. ft of commercial fit-outs in Edinburgh and Glasgow city centre. T&A will provide project and cost management servi
M&G Real Estate and its property development partner Qmile Group have pre-let all 390,000 sq ft of Grade A office accommodation at its £350 million Haymarket Edinburgh two years ahead of the development's completion.
A Glasgow man who illegally dumped asbestos on private land has been fined. Iain McGuiness, who owned a building maintenance company at the time, drove a van containing the waste to a site in the city’s London Road on 24 October 2019.
Gail Docherty has been appointed as head of the residential conveyancing team at Macdonald Henderson. Ms Docherty has an impressive range of experience in the residential property market, having acted as an advisor to private clients and lending institutions, developers and management companies.
DAC Beachcroft has announced the appointment of construction litigator Jilly Petrie as a partner in its national professional & commercial risks team, which sits within its global insurance practice. Ms Petrie, who is based in DACB’s Glasgow office, moves from BTO Solicitors where she has
TLT has appointed Karen Hunt as a legal director in Glasgow. Joining from Pinsent Masons, Ms Hunt has over 25 years’ experience in commercial property and has worked on many high profile investment and development deals. She also has extensive experience in managing large-scale transacti
An Irvine-based construction company and its director have been sentenced after multiple health and safety failings, giving rise to significant risk, were found on a local housing development site. Kilmarnock Sheriff Court heard how three inspections by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) took pla
Clyde & Co recently successfully defended a claim in the All Sheriff Scotland Court against a dissolved company from a pursuer who had previously made a successful claim against another party, writes David Tait. The second action related to a former employer of the pursuer for whom the insurance
A public law and net zero policy development expert has joined law firm Burness Paull. Richard Lockhart was previously general counsel of national infrastructure centre of expertise, Scottish Futures Trust.
Iain Drummond, a partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn, considers a recent case that provides lessons for the construction sector concerning the enforcement of adjudicators’ decisions by companies in liquidation. The recent case of John Doyle Construction (JDC) v Erith Contractors Limited provide