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2018 Mackinnons calendar prize winners

Each year, staff at Mackinnons submit photographs for inclusion in the firm’s calendar.  This year, our 175th year, the runner-up prize was won by Laura Totten, one of our Property Executives, and the prize-winner was Kim Harkness, an Associate Solicitor in our Cults office, Well done ladies. Read more

Selecting a suitable property for the Aberdeen rental market

The Granite City’s residential property market may not be booming for home sellers – but for those seeking to invest in rental property current conditions can provide excellent opportunities. Read more

Tainted Dismissal Case - Whistle-blowers

The case of Royal Mail v Jhuti is a recent example of a “Tainted Dismissal” case. That is one where the employee loses their job as a result of the negative motivation of a work colleague or manager which has prompted false allegations, but where the manager who made the... Read more

Private Residential Tenancies

The 1st December 2017 will see the launch of the long awaited Private Residential Tenancy (PRT), a “model” tenancy agreement created by the Scottish Government.   Read more

Refunding Employment Tribunal Fees

Following the successful challenge to the lawfulness of Employment Tribunal fees, the Government has now announced its plans for a refund scheme. Read more

AGCC Lunch'n'Learn - Changes to Data Protection law

The General Data Protection Regulations will be implemented in the UK on 25th May 2018, bringing with them considerable changes to Data Protection Law. Read more

New Appointments at Mackinnons

Mackinnons is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its teams of specialist solicitors in Aberdeen with three new appointments - two promotions and one new position, each of whom will complement the existing legal teams. Read more

Discrimination – Revised Compensation Guidelines

The Employment Tribunals have issued updated guidance on the appropriate levels of compensation which may be awarded in discrimination cases. Read more

Employment Tribunal Fees Illegal – Where to Next?

The Supreme Court has held today, 26th July 2017, that the Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunals Fees Order 2013 (which saw the introduction of fees to the Employment Tribunal and led to a 70% reduction in claims) is unlawful and will be quashed. Read more

Our Summer Property Market - are things really “on the up”?

Statistics released this week by Aberdeen Solicitors Property Centre indicate that there are encouraging signs coming through in the second quarter figures for the Aberdeen area housing market. Read more

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2018 Mackinnons calendar prize winners

Each year, staff at Mackinnons submit photographs for inclusion in the firm’s calendar.  This year, our 175th year, the runner-up prize was won by Laura Totten, one of our Property Executives, and the prize-winner was Kim Harkness, an Associate Solicitor in our Cults office, Well done ladies.

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