Harper Macleod

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Kelly Fraser offers advice for Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) who may be wondering how to deal with governance issues, including the requirements to convene meetings, during the current coronavirus pandemic. The main question is whether it is necessary to hold a general meeting. There is no expr

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Kelly Fraser outlines changes to the way public bodies respond to freedom of information requests as part of the emergency COVID-19 law. The new Coronavirus (Scotland) Act which passed the Scottish Parliament on 1 April 2020, contains provisions to extend the deadlines under the Freedom of Informati

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Kelly Fraser provides advice for Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) wondering how to deal with governance issues, including the requirements to convene meetings, during the current coronavirus pandemic. There are various potential options in the prevailing circumstances - including virtual meetings,

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All organisations across the world are facing challenges as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and Kelly Fraser says many Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) will be concerned about what this means for their day-to-day operations. While data protection is often a term that we want to avo

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Following on from the launch of the new First Home Fund, Harper Macleod held a special briefing for solicitors who regularly act for shared-equity scheme purchasers. The First Home Fund is a £150 million national pilot scheme to provide first-time buyers with up to £25,000 towards the pu

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The Scottish Government has appointed Harper Macleod to help administer all of its shared equity home-buying schemes – including the newly announced First Home Fund. The firm has provided property law services to Scottish Government on a range of shared equity schemes since 2007, during which

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