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Austin Lafferty

Austin Lafferty

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 business 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.

A study from YouGov has revealed that 28% of Scots are worried that they will not be able to keep up with their mortgage or rent payments in 2016.

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Separated parents are being urged by a national family charity to put a parenting plan in place to avoid disputes over child care and other issues this holiday period.

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A number of property experts have called for an extensive review of the Land and Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) after figures show that “stamp duty” could be down £30 million in its first year.

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Scottish Property Sees Strong Sales Rise

Posted by on in Conveyancing

According to recent findings sales of residential property rose by 6.5% in the third quarter of 2015 compared to the same period in the previous year.

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According to a recent study from Scotland’s Adoption Register, there are more than double the number of children on the adoption register than families offering to adopt.

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Insurance companies and pressure groups have urged the Scottish Government to rethink their plan to wipe a number of driving offences off the record after a year.

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As many as 58% of UK adults have not make a will, leaving their loved ones facing extra stress and complications at what will already be a difficult time, according to new research by unbiased.co.uk.

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There have been a number of high-profile challenges to wills of late with the media covering some of the landmark cases that have hit the UK in the last year.

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Glasgow

213 Fenwick Rd,
Giffnock,
Glasgow,
G46 6JD
Tel: 01416212212
Fax: 0141 621 1342
e-mail: giffnock@laffertylaw.com

Hamilton

23 Townhead Street,
Hamilton,
United Kingdom,
ML3 7BQ
Tel: 01698477614
Fax: 01698 476 613
e-mail: hamilton@laffertylaw.com

East Kilbride

213 Edinburgh House,
East Kilbride,
South Lanarkshire,
G74 1LJ
Tel: 01355263777
Fax: 01355 263 886
e-mail: eastkilbride@laffertylaw.com

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