It has now emerged that Hamilton Burns WS Ltd has debts in excess of £600,000. It has been reported that the taxman is owed approximately £200,000.
Tasmina Ahmed Sheikh resigned as a Director from the company in May 2015 after being elected as an MP. Tasmina Ahmed Sheikh lost her Ochil and South Perthshire seat at the recent General Election to Tory Luke Graham.
Last month, the law firm’s joint administrators Tom MacLennan and Iain Fraser, partners with FRP Advisory, said: “Every effort had been made to find a solution for the firm. However, it became clear that administration was the only option.
“We are pleased to have negotiated agreements for the transfer of seven staff, client files and work in progress. It is with great regret that the remaining nine staff have been made redundant."
Ms Ahmed-Sheikh remains on the roll of solicitors at the Law Society, but is not thought to hold a practising certificate.
Kirsty Blackman: “I don’t think most folk in their daily lives give two hoots about whether Scotland is a member of the union. The constitutional issues are not the biggest concern for an awful lot of people and, in fact, I very rarely talk about Scottish independence in the chamber, because I talk about things that matter to the people of Aberdeen."
It is being reported that Serena Cowdy, the woman allegedly involved in a love triangle with Stewart Hosie and SNP MP Angus MacNeil, is to marry Hosie after a Christmas proposal.
Serena Cowdy, 36, reportedly had affairs with MacNeil and Hosie - which led to both mens marriages coming to an end. Stewart Hosie was married to Shona Robison.
Civic & Joyous Nationalism at its very best!
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The Little University on the PrairieBy: Lily of St. Leonards Apparently there is a plan in Scotland to pay students £8000 per year to study. Scottish students already have their fees paid by the taxpayer. The idea now is that they should be paid the equivalent of the "living wage" to study.