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Criminal Defence

Woodward Lawson are able to provide a high level of personal guidance throughout all forms of criminal prosecution in Aberdeen and elsewhere in Scotland. We provide expert representation in all types of criminal cases in the High Court, Sheriff or Justice of the Peace Courts.

Civil Litigation

Woodward Lawson represent clients in a broad range of civil court cases, both in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session.

Contractual Disputes

Contracts form the backbone of daily life in any business. Occasionally, difficulties arise in relation to what was actually agreed and disputes occur if one party does not do what the other expects them to do.

Guardianship & Incapacity

We have significant experience in relation to Guardianship applications both from the perspective of raising applications for Guardianship and also in opposing such applications in disputed cases. Ian Woodward-Nutt also regularly acts as a Court appointed reporter in relation to Guardianship cases.

Building Disputes

Whether you are a builder seeking payment for works which have run into difficulties or a client receiving possible defective building work, it is best to seek our advice at the earliest possible juncture.

Road Traffic Offences

Road Traffic Law forms part of the Criminal Law that is a broad and technically complicated area. If you have been charged by the police or have received papers intimating a criminal prosecution for an alleged road traffic offence, it is important to take advice from an experienced criminal defence lawyer at the earliest opportunity.

Debt Collection

Every business encounters debtors from time to time and this can seriously affect important cash flow. At Woodward Lawson, we provide a robust one-stop service from seven day letters to pursuing court action in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session.

Property & Boundary Disputes

Few aspects of life can cause such concern as a neighbour asserting rights over your land or preventing you from doing something on their land that you thought you had a right to do.

Family, Divorce & Children

The breakdown of a relationship, be it marriage, civil partnership or cohabitation, leads to all manner of financial worries and practical difficulties as the inevitable change in your personal circumstances occurs. This is especially so if there are children involved and major assets require to be divided.

Road Haulage Representation

Woodward Lawson are pleased to offer representation in all matters concerning road haulage and transport law.

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A Lighter Side of Life – k. d. lang – Music Hall, Aberdeen – 21st July, 2019

22 July 2019

Back in 2002, Tony Bennett introduced his duet with k d lang on a live album. This was no ordinary introduction; this was Bennett at his most lyrical talking about the fact that there had been, and were, many great performers in the world but he believed that Kathryn Dawn Lang was in the pantheon which already contained three artists that had been blessed with a destiny. The three he named were Billie Holliday, Edith Piaf and Hank Williams. It went beyond success, he said; he believed that these three had reached immortality. He believed that k d lang would join them. There was no doubting his sincerity as his voice trembled with emotion. It is easy to see why tonight at the Music Hall. It is never easy to break down the whys and wherefores, and there will be no attempt here since there are too many factors that…

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A Lighter Side of Life – TRNSMT 2019 – Glasgow Green – 14th July, 2019 (Final Day)

15 July 2019

The final day of TRNSMT, now in its third year, turned out to be as good as festival days can get. The Wombats hark from Liverpool and have been on the indie scene for over a decade.  Their set is just right for a festival, and the crowd enjoyed it during the cloudier part of the...

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A Lighter Side of Life – Dervish, Hannah Rarity and Arthur Coates – 12th July, 2019 – Town Hall, Stonehaven

Stonehaven Folk Festival is now in its 31st year, and the triple bill of performers tonight at the Town Hall was a richly diverse grouping headlined by a band of a similar vintage to the festival itself. Arthur Coates is from a farming background in Insch, Aberdeenshire, and has introduced a new term to the local music scene,...

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