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Celebrating 21 years in Cults

It is scarcely credible that this summer will see twenty one years having passed since the firm of Mackinnons first purchased the old TSB Bank and the bank manager’s flat at 377/379 North Deeside Road, Cults. Read more

New Staff Announcement

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jane Merson  as an Associate Solicitor working in our property/private client department.  Jane, who joins us from the firm Raeburn Christie Clarke & Wallace, will work between both Cults and Aboyne branches where she will carry out legal work for clients, both... Read more

Housing Market Review April/May 2018

Whilst statistics can never be ignored, figures released by Aberdeen Solicitors Property Centre in the last few days would have us believe that this has been a disappointing first quarter in the City. Read more

Fishermens Rights Expanding

The Seafarers (Insolvency, Collective Redundancies and Information and Consultation Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018 have now been published and will come into force on Friday 13th April 2018.  These Regulations will remove a number of preclusions affecting employed share fishermen, thereby extending the following rights: Read more

The Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Hours of Work) Regulations 2018

These Regulations will come into force on 6 April 2018 and will consolidate and update the Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) Regulations 2002. Read more

Fishing for Razor Clams in Scotland

Following on from the Marine Scotland paper “Electro-Fishing for Razor Clams” published in October 2014, this area of fishing has attracted significant and often adverse media coverage.                  Read more

New Code of Practice for Letting Agents

The end of 2017 saw massive changes in the Scottish private rented sector with the introduction of the new Private Residential Tenancy Agreement which has been received with mixed reviews, depending on whether you are a landlord or a tenant.  Although the new PRT is a lengthy document it does... Read more

Are we on the road to recovery?

Figures just released from Aberdeen Solicitors Property Centre give rise to “guarded optimism” for the housing market in Aberdeen and the North East. Read more

GDPR – What is it and are you ready?

The implementation date of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is fixed for Friday 25th May 2018.  All business organisations should be aware of their obligations and the steps they should take to prepare for the new regime. Read more
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Celebrating 21 years in Cults

It is scarcely credible that this summer will see twenty one years having passed since the firm of Mackinnons first purchased the old TSB Bank and the bank manager’s flat at 377/379 North Deeside Road, Cults.

Read More
Additional Dwelling Supplement - an update

  2016 saw the introduction of the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) Additional Dwelling Supplement or ‘ADS’ which applies an additional 3% rate of tax to residential property purchases.

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New Staff Announcement

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jane Merson  as an Associate Solicitor working in our property/private client department.

Read More