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"All change" on the Capital Gains Tax front from 6th April 2020

On 6th April 2020, capital gains tax (CGT) on property will change.  This may have an effect on the amount of tax paid to HMRC following upon the disposal of a property. Read more

Business Continuity

We are certainly in uncharted waters at the moment but wish to reassure all our clients that whilst the personal health and welfare of our staff must be paramount at this time, we will continue to operate and support our clients’ legal requirements with the minimum of disruption. Read more

Be careful what you wish for...

A Letter of Wishes is a written instruction of what an individual would like to happen on their death. Read more

Shareholders’ Agreement? What Shareholders’ Agreement?

It is not uncommon for newly incorporated companies to have no idea what a Shareholders’ Agreement is, let alone put one in place.  Read more

Resolutions for 2020 - "a win/win situation"

Most of us make resolutions which often don’t outlast the Christmas leftovers.  As we move into the next decade, here are a few “resolutions” designed to be easily followed and which could have a very significant and lasting impact, albeit involving minimal effort and cost.   A “win/win” situation surely. Read more

Are your Articles of Association fit for purpose?

A company’s Articles of Association (Articles) is the company constitution setting out the internal management of the company.  The Articles commonly cover, how directors are to make decisions and the proceedings at a meeting of the directors; share transfers and dividend payments; voting rights of members and member meetings, amongst... Read more

Washing Machine Recall

Whirlpool are recalling over 1/2 a million washing machines due to a potential risk of fire. The recall affects certain Hotpoint and Indesit models manufactured between 2014 and 2018. Read more

Thinking of others this Christmas

Each year our staff can’t wait to get into the spirit of Christmas, and who can blame them.  This year however has seen some changes in the usual format.  Rather than the usual secret santa, seeing the giving and receiving of, frankly, unnecessary gifts, a shout out was raised for... Read more

Promotions at Mackinnons Solicitors LLP

The Firm is pleased to announce the promotion of Angus Easton and Kirstin Ejsmont (Marine/Commercial) and Kim Harkness and Jane Merson (Property/Private Client) to the position of Senior Associate and of Fiona Copp (Marine/Commercial) as Senior Solicitor. Read more

Aberdeen city is one of the ‘best in which to live and work’

According to the latest Demos-PwC Good Growth for Cities Index, and as published in the Press & Journal, Aberdeen is ranked in sixth place in a league table of 42 UK cities, bypassing Edinburgh, as one of the best cities to live and work in the UK.  The study was... Read more
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Business Continuity

We are certainly in uncharted waters at the moment but wish to reassure all our clients that whilst the personal health and welfare of our staff must be paramount at this time, we will continue to operate and support our clients’ legal requirements with the minimum of disruption.

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