Scotland: trusts

Scotland: trusts guidance:

This table below contains an archive of news analysis on Scotland and Scots law developments of general application and those which affect various practice areas that has...

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Express creation of trusts A trust is constituted expressly where the owner of property (the truster) transfers property to trustees to hold for defined purposes on...

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This is a glossary of common words and expressions used in Scottish insolvency law with the nearest England and Wales insolvency law equivalent (where relevant). Absolute...

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Definitions It is difficult to find a wholly satisfactory definition of ‘trust’, given the range of situations where trusts arise. The trust does not have a legal...

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General nature of beneficiaries’ rights The right of the beneficiaries of a trust is generally considered in Scots law to be only a personal right, but there are...

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