Shoosmiths

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With the bidding process closing today, Sheelagh Cooley, real estate partner in the Edinburgh office of law firm Shoosmiths, considers the benefits and potential challenges ahead for the operators of Scotland’s Green Freeports. It has been well publicised that the Scottish Government is curren

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Shoosmiths has appointed three partners across its real estate teams in Glasgow and Edinburgh.  Ian McCann, previously with CMS has joined the Edinburgh office as a construction partner while Lyndsey O’Connor has joined the Glasgow office as a real estate partner from Dentons. Lauren Mill

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UK law firm Shoosmiths has been appointed to Taylor Wimpey’s Scottish legal panel. Shoosmiths is the only firm to secure a place on the housebuilder’s legal roster in Scotland, and England and Wales following the conclusion of Taylor Wimpey's latest panel review.

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Shoosmiths has paid tribute to its former head of real estate Steve Dougherty, who passed away last week at the age of 59 following a battle with cancer. A highly experienced real estate lawyer, Mr Dougherty trained with Morton Fraser before joining Archibald Campbell and Harley. After the firm merg

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Real estate can lead the way in shaping how we want to live and work in the post-pandemic future, write Janette Speed, head of real estate and head of office in Scotland at law firm Shoosmiths. According to a recent survey, post-Brexit Britain is considered a prime real estate proposition by investo

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Fraser Mitchell writes about proposed technical changes to Scottish Planning Policy and the relevant Scottish Government consultation. In July, the Scottish Government published a consultation on what it describes as a “technical amendment” to Scottish Planning Policy (SPP). The consulta

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Drum Property Group has once again scooped the ultimate accolade at this year’s Scottish Property Awards, winning the coveted Property Company of the Year award for the second year running. It is the fourth time in the last six years that Drum has won the awards’ major prize, making it t

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Ben Zielinski, a senior associate in the commercial litigation team at Shoosmiths in Edinburgh, considers the significance of a recent judgment in the Court of Session that has given greater clarification of how much notice a landlord needs to give to terminate a commercial lease in Scotland. A rece

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