Suzi Smith: Business Banking Resolution Service is a positive step for SMEs

Suzi Smith, commercial litigation associate at Shoosmiths in Scotland, discusses the significance of the recent launch of the Business Banking Resolution Service (BBRS) for SMEs.

Published 18 March 2021

Andrew Foyle: Securing creditor confidence in pre-packs

Andrew Foyle, solicitor advocate and joint head of litigations (Scotland) at Shoosmiths, discusses how new regulations will introduce conditions designed to uphold creditor confidence in the pre-pack administration process.

Published 25 January 2021

Janette Speed: Property sector can help re-build UK economy

According to a recent survey, post-Brexit Britain is considered a prime real estate proposition by investors, developers and asset managers from across Europe, China and the US. Notably, it ranked the UK highest for future residential property investment.

Published 13 January 2021

Allie McGowan: The impact of COVID-19 on UK FinTech sector

The UK is a world-leading FinTech centre, with London often being labelled the global FinTech capital. From a Scottish perspective, over the past couple of years both Edinburgh and Glasgow have been establishing themselves as FinTech powerhouses. Allie McGowan looks below at some of the ways that COVID-19 is already impacting the UK FinTech sector.

Published 16 June 2020

Solicitors note uptick in sales following virtual viewing

 ESPC agents have reported that some buyers are choosing to submit an offer after viewing a property virtually.

Published 12 May 2020

Shoosmiths appoints Fiona Cameron as banking partner

Law firm Shoosmiths has appointed Fiona Cameron as a banking partner in its Glasgow branch.

Published 9 January 2020

Ben Zielinski: Terminating a commercial lease – how hard can it be to quit?

Ben Zielinski, a senior associate in the commercial litigation team at Shoosmiths in Edinburgh, considers the significance of a recent judgment in the Court of Session that has given greater clarification of how much notice a landlord needs to give to terminate a commercial lease in Scotland.

Published 24 October 2019