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SDLT to be replaced by LBTT from 1 April 2015

The Scottish Government has today announced the rates for Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) which will apply in Scotland from 1 April 2015, replacing Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) which will continue to apply in the rest of the UK. The current rates for SDLT are: Up to £125,000:… Read More »

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Many people have heard of the term “missives” in connection with buying or selling property, but they may not be very sure what missives actually are. Here, Laura McFadzean, one of our Directors and an experienced conveyancing solicitor, explains what missives are, how they work, and why one of the… Read More »

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Settlement Agreements

My employer has offered a Settlement Agreement. What does that mean and what should I do next? Emma Reid is a solicitor in our Employment Law Department. Emma is experienced in advising employees and employers on all aspects of employment law. She has negotiated exits from employment and Settlement Agreements… Read More »

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Planning For The Future

Barbara Watson is a member of STEP – the Society of Trust and Executry Practitioners – and has many years of experience advising clients on Wills, Powers of Attorney and Asset Protection. Barbara explains a number of ways in which you can put protection in place for yourself and your… Read More »

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The Process of Offering for a Property

Whether you are buying a property for the first time or the twenty-first time, you will probably have questions about how the process of offering for a property works. Laura McFadzean, one of our Directors here at ELP Arbuthnott McClanachan and a conveyancing solicitor with over 13 years’ experience in… Read More »

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ELP Arbuthnott McClanachan – A marriage (or two) made for the north of Edinburgh

We are proud and excited to announce that from 1 April 2014 ELP Solicitors and Arbuthnott & McClanachan have merged to form ELP Arbuthnott McClanachan, Solicitors and Estate Agents. Our Directors are Bob Arbuthnott, Catherine McClanachan, Duncan McFadzean and Laura McFadzean. Bob and Catherine have been married since 1999, and… Read More »

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