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5 ways to reduce your Inheritance tax bill this Christmas!22nd December 2016Christmas is a time for giving and there are several ways to make over cash or assets to someone as efficiently as possible when it comes to inheritance tax (IHT). IHT is only currently payable on any portion of your estate that is above a threshold of £325,000, and is charged at 40%, however this … Continue reading "5 ways to reduce your Inheritance tax bill this Christmas!"
‘Court Appeal’: My top four tips on making your first court appearance12th December 2016I recently made my first ever court appearance. It was not a “You Can’t Handle The Truth” moment, nor was it a “Razzle Dazzle ‘Em” performance. However it was certainly an experience I won’t regret. Whilst I have found that some trainees can’t wait to don their gown and stand before a Sheriff for the … Continue reading "‘Court Appeal’: My top four tips on making your first court appearance"
Commercial Property specialist joins solicitors’ growing Glasgow office5th December 2016Scottish law firm Blackadders has continued its expansion in the west of Scotland by recruiting an experienced commercial property adviser to its Glasgow base. John McKie, who will join Blackadders as a partner on December 5th, is the latest addition to the firm’s presence in Scotland’s largest city. John was previously a senior associate in … Continue reading "Commercial Property specialist joins solicitors’ growing Glasgow office"