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Stronachs’ managing partner, Neil Forbes, said: ‘Everybody recognises that the last fifteen months have been challenging for all, and as we reach our year end the Firm is delighted to be able to share some good news. 

“We are pleased to announce that David Marshall of our Agriculture and Rural team has been made a partner in the Firm. 

Almost a year on from the first national lockdown, the UK remains in the grip of a pandemic. With the Government’s borrowing at a record level, today’s Budget largely focused on mitigating the effects of the virus on the economy and supporting those most affected by the downturn.

To the relief of most taxpayers, it therefore appears that tax rises for individuals will not be happening immediately.

Following on from February’s successful webinar “Beyond Brexit: Revolution & Evolution” which examined how businesses can made sense of the biggest shake-up of corporate life for a generation, and move forward against a backdrop of change, our recent publication ‘A Guide to Brexit’ is now available to download in print-friendly format. 

On 26 March 2021, the provisions of the Human Tissue (Authorisation) Scotland Act 2019 will come into force.  The effect of the Act is to apply an “Opt-Out” system of organ donation whereby there will be a legal presumption that, in the absence of any evidence to the contrary, persons dying in Scotland have consented to the donation of the most commonly donated organs, including kidneys, heart, lungs, liver and tendons, where the circumstances make donation possible.

Following the Brexit Trade deal agreement made on 24 December 2020, Stronachs LLP invites you to Beyond Brexit - Revolution & Evolution, a free webinar taking place at 11am on Thursday 25 February 2021.  

The Partners of Stronachs LLP wish to announce that Carol Crowther will be retiring as a Partner of the Firm with effect from 7 January 2021.  Carol has headed the Firm’s estate agency and leasing teams for many years and the partners and staff would like to take the opportunity to wish her all the best for the future. 

The Firm is pleased to announce that two new roles within the Firm’s estate agency and leasing teams, Estate Agency Manager and Leasing Manager, will be filled by two long-standing members of staff, Jacqui Dougray and Liane Munro respectively. 

Stronachs launches innovative new service for clients seeking Will drafting services

The private client team at Stronachs has joined with legal technology specialist Settify to offer a new, bespoke online option to clients wishing to explore changing their existing will or making a new will.  

Settify, the custom-built tool, is accessed via the firm’s website and uses artificial intelligence to interact with clients making enquiries for the first time.  It explains legal jargon and provides relevant initial information to clients based on their particular circumstances. 

On 13 November 2020, HM Treasury published The Coronavirus Act 2020 Functions of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) Direction. This is the fourth Treasury Direction in relation to the operation of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).

All of the Treasury Directions provide the legal framework for the CJRS.  Although the government have confirmed the CJRS will be in place until 31 March 2021, these directions deal with the period to 31 Jan 2021.

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