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The Austin Lafferty Solicitors & Estate Agents Blog

Austin Lafferty, solicitors and estate agents in Glasgow, East Kilbride and Hamilton, provide legal advice to the businesses and individuals of Glasgow, East Kilbride, Hamilton and beyond. Get legal advice you can trust from Austin Lafferty. Below are details of our latest posts.
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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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Humanist marriages are less likely to end in divorce, according to new Scottish statistics

New figures show that Scottish couples who get married in a non-religious ceremony have a greater chance of staying together than those who marry in a Church of Scotland, Roman Catholic or civil ceremony.

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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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