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Contractual Bomb Scares - 18th May 2016

Contractual Bomb Scares - 18th May 2016

Most of us (football fans and otherwise) will have watched the weekend’s turn of events with some incredulity, when a dummy bomb used in a security exercise caused the last Premier League match of the season at Old Trafford to be postponed.

A Robust and Active Residential Property Market - 18th March 2016

A Robust and Active Residential Property Market - 18th March 2016

Our firm’s private client team is seeing the highest level of conveyancing transactions since 2008.

In this article we explore what’s going on…

Macdonald Henderson Acts for YOLO For Men in Fundraising - 14th March 2016

Macdonald Henderson Acts for YOLO For Men in Fundraising - 14th March 2016

Macdonald Henderson is delighted to have advised Inverness-based high-growth company YOLO for Men Limited in securing funding from a number of global investors.

New Filing Requirements for Companies - 7th March 2016

New Filing Requirements for Companies - 7th March 2016

There have been two important changes to company legislation introducing new requirements upon UK private limited companies.

Macdonald Henderson acts for OCC - Investment in Particle Analytics - 23rd February 2016

Macdonald Henderson acts for OCC - Investment in Particle Analytics - 23rd February 2016

Macdonald Henderson is delighted to have advised Old College Capital LP (“OCC”) in its recent investment in Particle Analytics Limited, a spin out from the University of Edinburgh. The Macdonald Henderson team was led by Fraser Morrison.

Macdonald Henderson Presents at the Business Journey – 16th February 2016

Macdonald Henderson Presents at the Business Journey – 16th February 2016

Macdonald Henderson was pleased to be given the opportunity to contribute to the latest quarterly instalment of the Business Journey at 29 in Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow in front of an audience of over ninety attendees.

 Consumer Contracts and Consumer Rights - Are you Compliant? - 12th February 2016

Consumer Contracts and Consumer Rights - Are you Compliant? - 12th February 2016

Two important pieces of consumer protection legislation have recently come in to force - if you are a consumer-facing business, are you compliant?

Macdonald Henderson acts in Sale of Oban Express to Menzies Distribution - 1 December 2015

Macdonald Henderson acts in Sale of Oban Express to Menzies Distribution - 1 December 2015

Macdonald Henderson is delighted to have acted for the vendors in the sale of Oban Express to logistics specialist Menzies Distribution (represented by MMS) for an undisclosed sum.

Macdonald Henderson acts for Estendio in Fundraising - 25th November 2015

Macdonald Henderson acts for Estendio in Fundraising - 25th November 2015

Macdonald Henderson is delighted to have advised Estendio in securing funding from Gabriel Investments, to allow development of a minimum viable product for its first app Present Pal, to be piloted shortly with the University of Strathclyde.

Alan McKee appointed as Chairman of the West of Scotland Insolvency Forum - 1st October 2015

Alan McKee appointed as Chairman of the West of Scotland Insolvency Forum - 1st October 2015

We are delighted to announce that our Head of Dispute Resolution and Corporate Recovery, Alan McKee has been appointed as Chairman of the West of Scotland Insolvency Forum.

Scotland Set to Abolish Employment Tribunal Fees - 21st September 2015

Scotland Set to Abolish Employment Tribunal Fees - 21st September 2015

The Scottish Government has recently announced its ‘Programme for Scotland’ which intends to provide for a “stronger Scotland” and “enhance opportunities for employment”. One of the announcements was the proposed abolition of employment tribunal fees.

Macdonald Henderson announces new appointments and promotions – 2nd September 2015

Macdonald Henderson announces new appointments and promotions – 2nd September 2015

We are delighted to advise the following four appointments and two promotions to the firm, representing the largest swathe of appointments in the firm’s recent history.

Macdonald Henderson Presents at the Business Journey - 25th August 2015

Macdonald Henderson Presents at the Business Journey - 25th August 2015

Macdonald Henderson was pleased to be given the opportunity to contribute to the latest quarterly instalment of the Business Journey at 29 in Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow in front of a capacity audience.

Scotia Double Glazing shortlisted for MBO of the year at the Insider Deal Awards - 18 August 2015

Scotia Double Glazing shortlisted for MBO of the year at the Insider Deal Awards - 18 August 2015

We are pleased to note that Scotia Double Glazing has been shortlisted for MBO/MBI/IBO of the Year at the Insider Deals & Dealmakers Awards 2015.

Signing by Counterparts - Important Changes in Scots Law - 13th July 2015

Signing by Counterparts - Important Changes in Scots Law - 13th July 2015

A new piece of Scottish legislation (The Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Act 2015) came into effect on July 1st 2015 introducing two significant changes that will provide a more modernised approach to signing processes.

Macdonald Henderson Secures Legal Panel Appointments - 2nd June 2015

Macdonald Henderson Secures Legal Panel Appointments - 2nd June 2015

Macdonald Henderson has completed a hat-trick of appointments to the legal panels of the UK’s largest lending institutions.

Macdonald Henderson Triples Value of Deals Completed in 2014 - 27th March 2015

Macdonald Henderson Triples Value of Deals Completed in 2014 - 27th March 2015

We are delighted to note Macdonald Henderson's continued inclusion in the top fifteen Scottish law firms in terms of number of reported corporate deals completed in 2014, together with a trebling of aggregate value of deals completed in the same period to approximately £40m (to include non-disclosed deals).

Macdonald Henderson Presents at The Business Journey – 3rd February 2015

Macdonald Henderson Presents at The Business Journey – 3rd February 2015

Macdonald Henderson was delighted to present at the latest in the series of Business Journey events at 29 in Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow.

Continuing the theme of providing practical guidance to the SME market, Head of Dispute Resolution Alan McKee spoke on the subject of “Court v Commerciality” in which he shared his insights into the reality of conflict resolution in a commercial setting and highlighted changes in attitudes, court procedure and approach to commercial disputes over the past decade.

Back from the Grave - Company Restoration - A novel point in Court of Session - 4th February 2015

Back from the Grave - Company Restoration - A novel point in Court of Session - 4th February 2015

Acting for proposed liquidators of a dissolved company (“the Company”) with an outstanding Interest Rate Hedging Product (“IRHP”) claim, Macdonald Henderson has successfully presented an application to the Court of Session to have the Company restored to the Register of Companies so that the IHRP compensation can be ingathered for the benefit of creditors.

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David Beveridge on "The Business Hour" Pulse FM - 14th January 2014

A Happy New Year to all our clients, contacts and business partners.

As we all return to work after the festive break, we thought we’d share something on a lighter note.

Our managing director David Beveridge was a guest on “The Business Hour” on Pulse FM 98.4 (community radio) hosted by Andy Goldberg (andrewgoldberg@actioncoach.com).

Big Changes in Scots Property Law - The Land Registration (Scotland) Act 2012 - 16th December 2014

Big Changes in Scots Property Law - The Land Registration (Scotland) Act 2012 - 16th December 2014

A new piece of Scottish property legislation has just come into effect, which causes probably the most significant changes to Scottish property law, in several decades. This is the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 2012.

Dilapidations – resistance to a windfall for landlords - 8th December 2014

Dilapidations – resistance to a windfall for landlords - 8th December 2014

Two cases recently decided in the Court of Session serve as a clear marker of the Court’s attitude to dilapidations claims by landlords.

Macdonald Henderson Advises on the MBO of Scotia Double Glazing - 3rd December 2014

Macdonald Henderson Advises on the MBO of Scotia Double Glazing - 3rd December 2014

Macdonald Henderson has advised the management team in the £2.15m management buyout of Ayrshire-based Scotia Double Glazing.

Macdonald Henderson Appoints Alan McKee as a Director - 3rd November 2014

Macdonald Henderson Appoints Alan McKee as a Director - 3rd November 2014

We are delighted to advise that Macdonald Henderson has promoted Alan McKee to the position of director of the firm with effect from 1st November 2014.

Sale of Quadscot Precision Engineers - 3rd October 2014

Sale of Quadscot Precision Engineers - 3rd October 2014

Macdonald Henderson is pleased to advise the sale of Quadscot Precision Engineers (a provider of high quality computer controlled and conventional precision engineering and machining services primarily to the oil, gas and petrochemical industries) to Pressure Technologies PLC for a maximum total consideration of £10.3 million. Macdonald Henderson acted for the sellers.

Macdonald Henderson Presents at the Business Journey - 26th August 2014

Macdonald Henderson Presents at the Business Journey - 26th August 2014

Macdonald Henderson was pleased to be given the opportunity to lead off the speakers at the latest quarterly instalment of the Business Journey at 29 in Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow in front of a record audience for the event.

Sale of Shering Weighing - 15th August 2014

Sale of Shering Weighing - 15th August 2014

Macdonald Henderson is delighted to have acted in the sale of the entire share capital of Shering Weighing Limited to Precia-Molen.

Smart Compliance gears for commercial launch - 11th June 2014

Smart Compliance gears for commercial launch - 11th June 2014

Smart Compliance, a client of Macdonald Henderson, which has developed a new carbon monoxide 'smart' monitoring system is gearing for commercial launch.

Macdonald Henderson appointed as legal advisor to Active Stirling - 9th June 2014

Macdonald Henderson appointed as legal advisor to Active Stirling - 9th June 2014

Macdonald Henderson is delighted to advise its appointment as principal legal advisor to Active Stirling.

Macdonald Henderson Client Buys Nuclear Bunker - 21st May 2014

Macdonald Henderson Client Buys Nuclear Bunker - 21st May 2014

A bunker built to house Scottish Office staff in the event of a nuclear attack has been bought by a technology firm, represented by Macdonald Henderson.


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