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Staging – Setting the stage to sell your property

Staging – Setting the stage to sell your property

Tried and tested results At Wallace Quinn, we work with Keys Estate Agents to market and sell property in Glasgow and the west. Staging is a property marketing service offered by Keys and is great if you want your property to come alive in pictures and at viewings in...

Two important documents everyone should have

Two important documents everyone should have

As we pass the second anniversary of the first coronavirus lockdown, there is no doubt this pandemic has given us much to think about. The speed with which Covid-19 quickly took away members of so many families, especially in the early days of the pandemic, gives us...

Buying a house with a partner

Buying a house with a partner

In this article we look at the situation where you are buying a house with a partner to whom you not married to nor in a civil partnership with. There are certain safeguards available to married couples and those in a civil partnership that are not available to...

Property Funding checks – why and how we do it

Property Funding checks – why and how we do it

For many years, Law Society of Scotland regulations and anti money-laundering laws have obliged us to undertake ‘source of fund’ checks for conveyancing clients.  One of the final steps in the conveyancing journey is for both the mortgage companies (if using one) and...

Staff News

Staff News

At Wallace Quinn, we firmly believe in the importance of career development and providing opportunities and support to our staff.  We run a trainee solicitor programme and we support our staff with training opportunities and career development. As our firm continues...

Quiz of 2021

Quiz of 2021

Rather than a Christmas card, for the second year we thought a ‘Quiz of the Year’ might help pass some time with family and friends, in person or over zoom, this festive season.  To all our clients, colleagues and friends, Merry Christmas from all of us at Wallace...

Will my estate have to pay inheritance tax?

Will my estate have to pay inheritance tax?

Each year, over £5 billion is generated through Inheritance Tax in the UK. This is a colossal sum and only set to increase given the events of the last 18 months. It is very important to realise that HM Revenue and Customs are first in line for their share of an...

How do I change my Will?

How do I change my Will?

If you’ve made a Will, congratulations! You join a select club of only 30% of the population in Scotland who’ve made a Will. However, having made a Will, what happens if your circumstances change? Things change over time. You may have been divorced or re-married. You...

Wallace Quinn solicitor races to meet unusual demand 

Wallace Quinn solicitor races to meet unusual demand 

At Wallace Quinn, we’re used to meeting urgent and unexpected deadlines, but one member of staff recently took a call which really raised the stakes…  A Wallace Quinn Trainee Solicitor had to abandon his work when his partner went into labour. Jonathan Poole had only...

Now is the ideal time to sell residential property

Now is the ideal time to sell residential property

The housing market is expected to remain solid for the next few months with price increases slowing but continuing overall well into the new year. With many more people living AND working from home, many have begun to reassess what they need from a property, with...

Forget WFH (work from home) and embrace WFS (work from Spain!)

Forget WFH (work from home) and embrace WFS (work from Spain!)

After a year of WFH (working from home), many of us have realised that we can actually WFA (work from anywhere).   For some, that’s meant casting their gaze towards warm sunny climates such as Spain.  Just imagine shutting your computer lid at the end of the day and...

Meet the Team – Solicitor Pamela Murdoch

Meet the Team – Solicitor Pamela Murdoch

Pamela Murdoch has become our latest full time solicitor after completing her traineeship in May this year.  Pamela started with Wallace Quinn as a part time Paralegal in 2017 while studying for her law degree at Strathclyde University.  After graduating Pamela was...

Why now is the right time to set-up a Power of Attorney?

Why now is the right time to set-up a Power of Attorney?

A Power of Attorney is an invaluable tool whatever your age. There’s a common misconception that you only need a Power of Attorney later in life – a view based on the assumption that a Power of Attorney is only designed for use if and when you become incapacitated. In...

Planning for Long Term Care

Planning for Long Term Care

This article featured in our June 2021 newsletter. Many people are worried, as they grow older, about what will happen if they need to go into long-term care. We need to be very careful not to get caught up in the hype about going into care as you grow older....

Meet the Team – Solicitor Maureen Jackson

Meet the Team – Solicitor Maureen Jackson

Solicitor Maureen Jackson joined Wallace Quinn earlier this year to work in our Equity Release Department.  We caught up with her for a chat in our Glasgow office recently. Tell us about your route into law? I was originally at university studying chemistry and...