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Tayside Solicitors’ Firm Raise Over £10K For Charity

Tayside based solicitors and estate agents Miller Hendry today (12 March) celebrated raising over £10,000 for nine of the UK’s best loved charities through its Will Aid campaign activity in November 2019, ranking it the second highest fundraising firm in Scotland. Representing the nine charities, including SCIAF (Scotland), ActionAid, Age UK, Christian Aid, NSPCC, Save […]

Three Key Promotions For Tayside Solicitors Miller Hendry

Tayside based solicitors and estate agents firm Miller Hendry has started the New Year with the promotion of three key staff members. Mhairi Cage, based in the Perth office has been promoted to Senior Associate, Julie Darroch, based in the Crieff office has been promoted to Senior Associate and Lindsay Kirkwood, based in the Dundee […]

Avoiding a cracker of a hangover from the company Christmas party

Alan Matthew, consultant in the Commercial Department at Tayside based solicitors Miller Hendry, provides advice on what companies should be considering as the clock ticks down to the annual Christmas party and how employers can avoid the event becoming the wrong sort of cracker “Any company-organised office party, whether in or out of working hours […]

Tayside Solicitors Achieve Coveted International Industry Qualification

Lindsay Kirkwood and Samera Ali, solicitors at Tayside based solicitors and estate agents Miller Hendry, have both achieved a coveted international industry qualification, the STEP Diploma in Trusts and Estates (Scotland), and are now fully-fledged members of the organisation. STEP is the leading worldwide professional body for practitioners in the fields of trusts, estates and […]

Should you release the equity in your property?

With current low interest rates continuing to erode income and savings, we have had a noticeable increase in enquiries from clients asking us: Should we release the capital tied up in our property? Donnie MacLeod, a Partner in our Crieff office advises, “Often clients wish to take money out of their property by way of […]

Miller Hendry raise £10,390 for Will Aid charity scheme

After taking part in the most recent Will Aid campaign, Miller Hendry raised £10,390 for nine of the UK’s best loved charities – SCIAF (Scotland), ActionAid, Age UK, British Red Cross, Christian Aid, NSPCC, Save the Children, Sightsavers and Trocaire (N. Ireland). Since 1988, Will Aid has enabled the legal profession to raise over £20 […]

To Trust or not to Trust

Trusts are used for many different purposes but have often been treated with suspicion by legislators and HM Revenue & Customs. In reality, they are most often used to protect those who are most vulnerable in society and should be treated as such. The age of legal capacity in Scotland is 16 years old. Nonetheless, […]

It’s a rocky road to freedom of expression

By Alistair Duncan, Partner and Head of the Commercial Department at Miller Hendry Two recent tribunal claims have highlighted the challenge for employers in safely navigating personal expression by employees in the workplace. A hospital nurse who discussed her Christian views with patients, offering a bible to one and advising another that his survival prospects […]

Tayside Solicitor Wins Coveted International Award

Lindsay Kirkwood, a solicitor at Tayside based solicitors and estate agents Miller Hendry, has won a coveted award in the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Worldwide Excellence Awards, which recognise the highest achievements in STEP qualifications globally. Currently working towards her STEP Diploma in Trusts and Estates (Scotland), Lindsay received the award for […]