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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 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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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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Scotland and East Midlands have the most confident first-time buyers in the UK

Would-be first-time buyers in Scotland and the East Midlands are more likely to get on the housing ladder alone than those across the rest of the UK, new research has found.

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Additional £100 million investment for Scottish businesses

Businesses in Scotland will be able to access over £100 million to help them grow and unlock investment through the upcoming phase of the Scottish Growth Scheme (SGS), the Scottish Government has announced.

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Plans for almost 500 flats in Glasgow built-to-rent development gets the green light

A £100 million build-to-rent (BTR) development made up of nearly 500 apartments on the banks of the Clyde in Glasgow has been passed by council planners. The detailed planning permission was agreed as part of a broader plan at the Clydeside Central Quay site which also includes 300,00 sq ft of commercial space and a 150-room hotel.

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4% rise in new build homes completed in 2018

The recent quarterly statistical publication has shown that 18,182 new build homes were completed across all sectors in the twelve months to September 2018; 695 homes (or 4%) more on the previous year.

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