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This is a recent photograph of our premises at 8-10 Bank Street.  

The New Private Residential Tenancy

All tenancies in the private rented sector starting on or after 1 December 2017 will be private residential tenancies. All existing tenancies, which are mainly short assured tenancies, will continue until ended following the correct procedure. The following is a summary of the main changes: No more fixed terms and no more “no-fault” Evictions The…
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The Government have now announced its plans for repayment of Employment Tribunal fees paid in connection with hearings prior to the recent Supreme Court decision which declared the fees system unlawful. The cost of the refunds to be made are estimated at £33 million. A small number of parties will be contacted directly to begin…
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We are one of the largest Law Firms in Dumfries & Galloway offering a diverse range of legal services for you, your family and your business. As part of our focus and our commitment to clients to being a modern, professional and forward-thinking legal practice, we have now re-branded as   We look forward to…
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Collaborating in D&G

Dumfries and Galloway now has a team of local professionals trained to resolve family law disputes in a discreet and dignified way outwith the courtroom. These Collaborative Practitioners are members of Consensus Collaboration Scotland, a national network of collaborative professionals linked to a worldwide organisation, the International Academy of Collaborative Practitioners. While it is a…
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