At a meeting in Glasgow on 17th December a number of solicitors identified problems with the new land registration regime.
During the past few months I have produced a number of articles in the Law Section of the Scotsman under the barrier of the Scottish Law Agents Society. It is clear from the correspondence received that most people have no idea who or what is the Scottish Law Agents Society. I have therefore...
Whether or not you are prepared for the changes that will take place in registration of titles from 3 December this year onwards, it will still come a s a huge cultural shock when then existing system effectively disappears for two days and then reappears as something completely different.
We understand that the Scottish Legal Aid Board is considering making changes to the requirements for legal aid for civil contact actions. We present the current proposals so that practitioners have the opportunity to consider these and make their own suggestions.
My copy of the June Gazette arrived on my desk on 14th August 2014. The reason for the delay is that I took on some of the editorial work myself and found that it was not so easy. In particular, the reproduction of certain learned speeches was very time-consuming operation.
Following the profession's recent decision not to require separate representation for residential mortgage borrowers and lenders, Lloyds, in conjunction with CML, have now created new conditions for solicitors to act in residential mortgage transactions. These conditions include :-