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This Practice Note considers the position on interdict and interim interdict in Scotland. For guidance on:•some other forms of relief in Scottish...
Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 9th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the position in Scotland. For guidance on:•other forms of diligence in Scottish civil procedure, see Practice Note:...
Produced in partnership with Julie Hamilton of MacRoberts LLP 9th Mar
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The principal limitation periodsThe following table includes the principal types of action and details the number of years within which such a claim...
9th Mar
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This Practice Note considers pre-action conduct in general civil disputes in Scotland. For guidance on:•pre-action conduct in Scottish personal injury...
Produced in partnership with Euan McSherry of Aberdein Considine 9th Mar
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Security over land can be taken by way of mortgage or charge with the appropriate form often depending on the significance of the land to the...
9th Mar
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation, guidance and changes to practice and procedure have been introduced, which affect...
Produced in partnership with Fiona Cameron of Gillespie Macandrew LLP 9th Mar
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STOP PRESS: The Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018 (P(S)A 2018) received Royal Assent on the 18 December 2018 and will be effective from a date still to...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Drummond and Louise Reid of DLA Piper Scotland LLP 9th Mar
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Assignation and sublettingAssignation and subletting are two options which a tenant may use to introduce a new tenant into the lease arrangement. The...
Produced in partnership with Rebecca Roberts of DLA Piper Scotland LLP 9th Mar
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Differences between leases and licences to occupyLeasesA lease in Scots law has been defined as ‘a contract by which a person, known as a tenant, is...
Produced in partnership with Mark Davenport of DLA Piper 9th Mar
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The main remedies available in the context of landlord and tenant disputes in Scotland are:•Interdict•Specific implement•Payment action•Damages...
Produced in partnership with Gavin Deeprose of DLA Piper and Alistair Drummond of DLA Piper 9th Mar
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Deadline for application to courtThe deadline for the landlord or tenant to make an application to the court for the grant of a new tenancy, or for...
9th Mar
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This Practice Note examines the issues surrounding alterations and improvements to property in Scotland subject to a commercial lease. Consent and...
Produced in partnership with Mark Davenport of DLA Piper 9th Mar
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MissivesThe most common form of contract in Scottish property transactions are missives of sale, see for example, the Property Standardisation (PSG)...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Drummond, Tony Holloran, Vladimir Kucera and Scott Traynor of DLA Piper Scotland LLP 9th Mar
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Break clausesA break clause is a term in a lease which permits the landlord or the tenant to terminate a lease early. Break clauses are considered in...
Produced in partnership with Gavin Deeprose of DLA Piper and Alistair Drummond of DLA Piper 9th Mar
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation, guidance and changes to practice and procedure have been introduced, which affect...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Drummond of DLA Piper 9th Mar
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The most common types of delict to arise in property disputes are negligence, nuisance and trespass, see Practice Notes: Property disputes in Scotland...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Drummond and Louise Reid of DLA Piper Scotland LLP 9th Mar
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Default positionBilateral surrender (or renunciation as it is referred to under Scots law) is the method by which a tenant gives up its rights under a...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Drummond and Struan Brock of DLA Piper Scotland 9th Mar
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation, guidance and changes to practice and procedure have been introduced, which affect...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Drummond of DLA Piper 9th Mar
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The most common types of delict to arise in property disputes are negligence, nuisance and trespass, see Practice Notes: Property disputes in Scotland...
Produced in partnership with Alistair Drummond and Louise Reid of DLA Piper Scotland LLP 9th Mar
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Essential features of a servitudeThe requirements for a valid servitude are set out in Practice Note: Servitudes in Scotland—Requirements for a...
Produced in partnership with Seb Galastro of DLA Piper Scotland LLP 9th Mar

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