How does Separation & Divorce Work in Scotland?

It is important for anyone considering taking final steps to end their marriage to be aware of how separation and divorce is regulated in Scotland. When a married couple separates, the first exercise conducted by your solicitor is to identify…

A Traineeship Experience During Lockdown

In March 2021, I started my two-year legal traineeship at Miller Hendry to become a solicitor.  With some restrictions still in place when I started and most staff working from home, the traineeship has been a bit different to how I initially…

A Successful and Supportive Traineeship

When I commenced my Traineeship with Miller Hendry, I was quite unsure as to how it would work in light of COVID-19. After nearly a year, however, I can say that it has been much better than I could have ever predicted. The Firm’s support…

Why Make a Will?

Throughout our lives, we remember our departed loved ones. When we do, we might start to consider our own futures. We may wish for an heirloom or our home to go to a dear friend. We may want to appoint a guardian to our children, or just make…

Tacit Relocation

Leases of commercial property are now largely driven by institutional landlords favouring a full repairing and insuring (FRI) lease which originates from south of the border. A commercial lease, even in its shortest form, generally runs on for…

The Children Scotland Act 2020 – The Overdue Update to Court Proceedings

The Children (Scotland) Act 2020 (‘the 2020 Act’) is a welcome update and goes some way to bring the law governing decisions about children into the 21st century.  The changes apply to the primary legislation, which is The Children (Scotland)…

Will Aid 2021 at Miller Hendry

Traditionally, November is the month during which our minds turn to our departed loved ones. We might start to consider our own future. We may want an heirloom to go to a dear friend, or for our home to go to someone specific. If we have children,…

Tayside solicitors Miller Hendry announces promotions and new appointments in Dundee and Perth

Leading Tayside solicitors and estate agents Miller Hendry has announced promotions and new appointments to its teams in Dundee and Crieff. Fiona Kelly has been appointed as a solicitor in the Court Department Dundee. Fiona graduated from…