Legal Review: 'Kilting' – not just a matter of execution

CMS Law’s Katie Becher and Amanda Cooke set out trustee considerations in matters of Scots Law

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CMS Law senior pensions associate Amanda Cooke and pensions associate Katie Becher
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CMS Law senior pensions associate Amanda Cooke and pensions associate Katie Becher

Scottish lawyers are regularly asked to make a document compliant with Scots Law – English colleagues call this “kilting”.

As pensions law is generally nationally applicable, you might think kilting would rarely apply, but there are many areas where Scots Law comes into play, especially regarding trusts and family law....

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