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Ruth Waters

Ruth Waters

Ruth is managing partner for our firm. Ruth is a highly experienced litigator specialising in all areas of commercial dispute resolution, with a particular expertise in construction law. She advises clients in the successful resolution of litigation, conducted both in the Court of Session and the Sheriff Courts. Qualified with a Masters in Construction Law at Strathclyde University, Ruth guides all parties, from developers and consultants to contractors and subcontractors, through the complex drafting and negotiating processes involved in construction and engineering projects. This includes construction contracts, appointments, sub contracts and collateral warranties. Ruth also represents clients in disputed construction contracts and Alternative Dispute Resolution, including adjudication, arbitration and mediation, and is a member of the Adjudication Society. She is a pragmatic business lawyer who focuses on sound practical and commercial advice.

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YP Logo stacked CBGThe Knowledge Online is a monthly round-up of helpful recent business knowledge from business lawyers atYoung & Partners. We aim at supporting you to stay compliant with the law, and to also help avoid costly litigation, with tips and guidance on proactive steps to help further grow your business and protect it from disputes.

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Information SecurityFollowing the roaring success of our recent employment law seminars, we remind you of the dates for the Autumn 2014 Seminar.  These are as follows:

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International ContractThe export invoice is one of your most important documents; it helps smooth the movement of your goods through customs and reduces the risk of non-payment, so it is important to make sure that this document contains all the required information.  Don’t be tempted to use your domestic invoice template for international orders; it just doesn’t contain the level of detail that is required.

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BenefitsEmployees can receive many kinds of benefits, which can vary significantly; not only in form but also by reason and origination. As you may expect, it is the nature of these elements that dictate the extent and value to which any benefits count as earnings and are therefore assessable to tax. From the employer’s viewpoint, the rules affect the extent to which opportunities arise for legitimate corporate tax mitigation.

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FRC education centre 2Well, here’s your chance! Transport Scotland are running a presentation series on the Crossing on 25 July 2014.

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