The first three months of this year saw house prices in Aberdeen (city and suburbs) drop by 4.3 per cent from the final quarter of last year, according to latest data published in a new report from Aberdeen Solicitors’ Property Centre.
Published 2 May 2019
Given a number of Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) accusations against key suppliers to the construction sector, Jamie Dunne from law firm Brodies has looked into the issue in more detail.
Published 23 April 2019
The recently published judgment of O’Farrell J in Swansea Stadium Management Co. Ltd v Swansea City and County Council ( EWHC 2192 (TCC)) provides guidance on limitations of time clauses contained in collateral warranties and acts as a reminder that collateral warranties are capable of being time barred.
Published 18 April 2019
Persimmon’s continued efforts to improve its customer care culture and operations are to be assessed in an independent review.
Published 5 April 2019
Solicitor Amy Drew of Scottish lawyers MacRoberts addresses changes to the law in the wake of recent cases relating to “smash and grab” adjudications.
Published 1 April 2019
Persimmon is to become the first major UK housebuilder to offer a retention policy to protect homebuyers from repair problems.
Published 21 March 2019
National law firm Shoosmiths has made three new appointments to its real estate team in Edinburgh.
Published 21 March 2019
An architecture employee who admitted carrying out an armed robbery on a Dundee bookmakers has been given a 32 month jail sentence.
Published 13 March 2019
A former architecture employee has admitted carrying out an armed robbery on a Dundee bookmakers six weeks after losing his job, a court has heard.
Published 6 February 2019
Small and medium-sized (SME) firms in the Scottish construction sector are remaining stable in the face of continuing political uncertainty, according to a report by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Scotland.
Published 30 January 2019
UK law firm TLT has continued the rapid growth of its real estate team in Scotland with the appointment of Joanna Hamilton as legal director and Stephanie Hands as solicitor.
Published 15 January 2019
Scottish Borders Council has lost a legal battle over the sale of land for a new hotel, restaurant and housing development in Galashiels.
Published 11 January 2019
Are you involved in a construction project? If so, are you fully aware of the changes to SEPA’s Controlled Activities Regulations which came into effect in September? Burness Paull’s Kate Primrose outlines what is required.
Published 23 November 2018
Davidson Chalmers has launched a new service which aims to support clients, including those within the construction sector, who find themselves involved with the regulators.
Published 19 November 2018
Rebecca Barrass provides an insight on a Court of Appeal ruling into a ‘smash and grab’ construction case.
Published 12 November 2018