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In an exclusive piece for Scottish Construction Now, construction lawyer Jonathan Seddon explains how the way in which we use commercial real estate has changed and why the sector needs to think outside the box to take full advantage of the opportunities available. The way we use commercial real est

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Litigation lawyer Richard McMeeken discusses a recent decision involving a building contractor which has clarified certain aspects of the law of bribery in Scotland. In Oil States Industries (UK) Limited v "S" Limited; Lagan Building Contractors Limited (in administration); John Hansen and Stuart Ir

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Recent changes to the law of prescription in Scotland mark an important development to the law in Scotland that will certainly have an impact on construction-related disputes, argues Jonathan Seddon at Morton Fraser. What's the background?

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Sandra Cassels provides an overview of the approach to cladding in Scotland and addresses three discrete points: building Regulations, RICS Guidance and rights of recourse for owners/government assistance. Building Regulations

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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

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Morton Fraser has been appointed to provide legal services for public local inquiries (PLIs) by the Scottish ministers and UK government. PLIs are a part of the consent process governing some of the country’s largest trunk road infrastructure projects. They ensure that ministers are fully

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Coronavirus has had a significant impact on construction projects in terms of delay as well as direct and indirect costs and Claire Logue says it is uncertain how these will be dealt with by the courts. As the Rolling Stones wisely advise us, "You can't always get what you want… but if you tr

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Ailsa Thomson breaks down the Scottish Government's policy to empower communities and ensure people benefit more fairly from Scotland's land. As part of the Scottish Government's policy to empower communities and ensure people benefit more fairly from Scotland's land, on 26 April 2020 the right to b

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