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Blog: Changes to Residential Tenancies in Scotland - December 2017

PRIVATE HOUSING (TENANCIES)(SCOTLAND) ACT 2016

As of 1st  December 2017, the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 will no longer make it possible for landlords to create an assured or short assured tenancy, albeit any existing tenancies of this type will continue to operate until the tenancy comes to an end. It is now the case that any new tenancies entered into after this date must be created as a private residential tenancy.

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Blog: Interim Award of Expenses

A LANDMARK DECISION FOR INTERIM AWARDS OF EXPENSES IN SCOTLAND

The recent case of Higherdelta v Covea Insurance, (2017] CSOH 84 is leading the way for an award of expenses to be granted on account. This would mean successful parties would no longer have to wait several months to receive the full award of expenses they are rightfully due.

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Law Awards 2016 - Debt Recovery Firm of the Year

 

We are excited to announce we are finalists for Debt Recovery Firm of the Year in the Law Awards of Scotland 2016  bit.ly/L4wards16

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A Tenant’s right to sit….pretty?

A Tenant’s right to sit….pretty?

Commentary by Marcus Whyte & Tracey Campbell-Hynd

Landlords and letting agents take heed, the private rental market in Scotland is about to be revolutionised; root and branch.

For good or for bad (or perhaps somewhere in the middle), the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 was passed by the Scottish Parliament in March 2016 and received Royal Assent on 22 April 2016.

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Car Parking Fees and Notices

FAO: Parking management and solutions firms:

TCH Law’s solicitors have successfully sued for car parking fees and notices

 

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ARCHIE Mac'BADAS': THE STORY OF A DEBTOR IN SCOTLAND: THE SICK MAN OF EUROPE

ARCHIE Mac'BADAS': THE STORY OF A DEBTOR IN SCOTLAND: THE SICK MAN OF EUROPE

Since 1985, the laws governing Scottish debt enforcement and personal insolvency have been characteristically bi-polar; swinging from one mood to the other. Pro-creditor, pro-debtor, pro-creditor...but never quite in the middle.

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TCH Wins at Law Awards of Scotland 2014

Everyone at TCH Law is delighted to have won the Law Awards of Scotland 2014 DEBT RECOVERY FIRM OF THE YEAR Award

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What is a Seven Day Demand Letter?

A Seven Day Demand Letter is your first port of call in initiating recovery of your debt and crucially, lets your debtor know you are serious about pursuing them for the money they owe you.

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TCH Law Nominated for Two Law Awards of Scotland 2014

TCH Law is humbled and proud have been nominated for two Law Awards of Scotland 2014:

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New Insolvency Rules - Scotland

Effective 30 May 2014, new insolvency rules apply in both the Sheriff Court and Court of Session.

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Landlords: Are You All Ready for the Tenant Pack?

The TIP provides tenants who rent their homes privately with important information regarding the premises, the tenancy and the landlord as well as outlining the responsibilities of both the tenant and landlord.

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Winner of a Law Award of Scotland

TCH Law was honoured at the Law Awards of Scotland 2012, when Tracey Campbell-Hynd was presented with the prize for Sole Practitioner of the Year.

The annual event, which this year took place at Glasgow’s Radisson Blu Hotel on Thursday, September 13, attracted a record entry.

Over 300 guests and sponsors, representing the elite of Scotland’s legal community, gathered for a black tie dinner, hosted by BBC Scotland’s Kaye Adams, to celebrate and reward the successes over the past 12 months.

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First Homeowner Housing Panel Decision Issued - HOHP/PF/13/0012

The Homeowner Housing Panel has issued its first decision regarding Property Factors Code of Conduct and it is a decision which should act as a warning to all property factors.

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Evictions: Changes (June 2012)

There are some changes afoot, as a result of another part of the of the Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007 being implemented, and coming into force on 18 June 2012.

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New Twitter Page

TCH Law is proud to present a new corporate Twitter account, which will be updated regularly.

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New Website Launched

This is the start of our new website.  It is very much under construction, and more content will be added soon.  In the meantime, please forgive us any typos in our haste to publish the site while currently unfinished.

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TCH Law Expands

We are absolutely delighted to announce the acquisition of McCredie & Co, Solicitors as at 1 October 2012.

The move will have Angela McCredie join TCH Law from Monday 1 October 2012.

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