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Susan McFadyen joins Blackadders27th May 2015Blackadders Solicitors announces the appointment of Susan McFadyen as a director in the firm’s corporate and commercial team. Having worked as a partner in a large Edinburgh law firm for several years, Susan will be based primarily at Blackadders’ Dundee office, while also serving business clients from the firm’s offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Perth. … Continue reading "Susan McFadyen joins Blackadders"
Marjory MacDonald Solicitors to merge with Blackadders LLP21st May 2015Respected Angus legal firm Marjory MacDonald Solicitors is to merge with leading law firm, Blackadders LLP on 22 May 2015. The merged practice will have 24 partners and over 240 staff and will trade under the Blackadders banner. The firm will offer a full service capability for business and private clients, acting for household name … Continue reading "Marjory MacDonald Solicitors to merge with Blackadders LLP"
Where the road ends…and the pavement begins20th May 2015For many years now the law has been quite clear that pavements running along the sides of roads are safe places. If a pedestrian is on the pavement and is hit by a passing vehicle, the driver is always 100% to blame, and the pedestrian is never at fault. Neither can the driver argue that … Continue reading "Where the road ends…and the pavement begins"
Scottish Government issue second version of proposed changes to Tenancy Law5th May 2015Background: In November 2014 I published an article considering the Scottish Government’s initial consultation which aimed to develop and modernise Scottish Tenancy Law. The article concluded that whilst the purpose of the proposed changes was laudable, there were several aspects that required greater consideration. The Scottish Government has since issued fresh proposals in March 2015, … Continue reading "Scottish Government issue second version of proposed changes to Tenancy Law"