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LBTT reduction comes into effect

Homebuyers will be able to take advantage of reduced rates of Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) from this week....

Dentons closes two offices in remote working move

The international firm Dentons is to close an office in Scotland and another in England to cater for full-time remote...

Murray Snell appoints Gail Clarke

Specialist private client firm Murray Snell, part of the MacRoberts Group, has appointed Gail Clarke as an associate in its...

Digital sasine service opens next Thursday

Phased introduction for Registers' new submission facility

LBTT threshold to rise – but not quite yet

Only transactions above £250,000 will pay scale rate – once systems ready

IBA embarks on lawyers' mental wellbeing project

Surveys for individuals and law firms launched to provide key data

Disability Law Centre protests unclear face mask signs

Complaint that failure to mention exemptions leads to harassment

Group proceedings rules come in from 31 July

"Opt in" actions under Civil Litigation Act given go-ahead

Lord Brodie retires from bench

Inner House judge steps down after 18 years on Court of Session bench

Digital sasine registration imminent, RoS announces

Public beta version expected next week as prior testing completes

Wellbeing relevant to vacant land proposals: Commission

Guidance includes wellbeing in factors central to assessing business case

Jobs support and selective VAT cuts in Sunak package

Public offered incentives to go and eat out as part of economic stimulus