Property lawyer Mark Colquhoun highlights key questions which should be considered by landlords and tenants when negotiating COVID-19 rent abatements. First published in BTOveriew on 21st October 2020.
In search of ‘sustainable development’; a community right or thinly veiled land grab? Property lawyer Mark McEvinney explores the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016: Community Right to Buy for Sustainable Development.
The Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Act 2020 received Royal Assent on 26 May 2020 and the law came into force on 27 May 2020. The legislation is a follow on from The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act which received Royal Assent on 6 April and has been introduced to work alongside the provisions contained in the prior enactment.
The full impact of Coronavirus on Scottish construction projects is just beginning to bite. It is difficult to imagine a construction site that will not be effected. This means that Employers and Contractors need to think about what impact Coronavirus might have on their projects and what they should be doing now to best position themselves to deal with it.