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Austin is the founding partner of Austin Lafferty Solicitors and Estate Agents, having qualified as a solicitor in 1981 and opened his own firm in 1987. As well as managing the firm, Austin has expertise in various aspects of private legal practice, now dealing mainly with business clients in commercial property transactions, leases, general busine...ss advice and support, and company acquisition. He is also involved in a full range of legal services for individual clients, from wills and powers of attorney to conveyancing, civil disputes and family problems, working with solicitor colleagues in the firm on cases and transactions. Austin is also a well-known broadcaster and writer on legal and other matters, and is a member of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland. More
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Austin Lafferty and son are interviewed for this month's Journal where they discuss the future of the legal profession.

In this month’s Journal, Austin is interviewed along with his solicitor son about the health and future of the legal profession. 

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Number of single parents adopting hits record high in UK

Recent data has revealed the number of single-parent adoptions rose to its highest level in 2018; increasing from 904 the previous year to 962.

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£33 million sale of prime Buchanan Street building

Located in Glasgow city centre, the former Scottish Stock Exchange building has been sold in a £33 million deal.

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Austin Lafferty Supports Will Relief Scotland

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Austin Lafferty has supported and participated in Will Relief Scotland for many years. It takes place each September and during that time we will make wills for clients and instead of taking a fee, will collect a donation and pass it on in full to the charity.

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£150 million national pilot launched for first-time buyers

First-time buyers are to be offered loans of up to £25,000 to help pay the deposits on their first property, Nicola Sturgeon announced at the SNP conference in Edinburgh.

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Three associate promotions at Austin Lafferty Solicitors

Austin Lafferty Solicitors & Estate Agents would like to announce the promotion of three solicitors to associate.

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£12 million funding boost to office development in Glasgow city centre

The Scottish Partnership for Regeneration in Urban Centres (SPRUCE) fund has committed a £12 million loan for the renovation of a ‘landmark’ Glasgow city centre building to deliver 85,000 sq ft of Grade-A office space over six floors.

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Applying to adopt a child in Scotland

Adopting a child will be one of the biggest decisions and lifelong commitments an individual will make, however, the process of adoption can feel daunting and overwhelming. Every adoption process, and every child looking to be adopted, is different. In this blog, we have covered the basics of who can adopt and how the application process works in Scotland.

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