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The ISC Red Kites & Gallowglass Security raising money for Prostate Scotland.

  • Blog
  • 22nd April 2016
  • By Alta Blue

Having opened up a new Gallowglass Scottish office within the last year, it seemed only fitting that we took time out from our day to day activity in the provision of security services for a Scottish based charity to support.It was with alacrity that we accepted an invitation from the Red Kites Rugby Football club to lend our support to their magnificent fund raising efforts in support of Prostrate Scotland.The Edinburgh based Red Kites were formed in 2014 with the specific purpose of raising both funds and awareness for Prostate Scotland throu...

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Fàilte gu Alba!

  • Blog
  • 3rd August 2015
  • By Alta Blue

We are delighted to announce that the establishment of our new Scottish office; based in the beautiful, vibrant, and historic city of Edinburgh, has now gone live and is fully operational under the inspiring leadership of David Mair.The establishment of an operational base in the proud nation of Scotland has always fit in with our expansion plans, and has been driven by the exceptional demand in Scotland for the Gallowglass Security brand in our core service sectors, namely; event security services, static manned guarding of assets, property se...

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Wedding of the year!

  • Blog
  • 9th May 2015
  • By Jack Flash

Saturday the 9th of May was a highly anticipated date in the Gallowglass calendar, as it signalled the closing chapter of the raffish bachelor days of proud Scotsman and Gallowglass Property Manager, George Oliver; with the celebration of his marriage with his beautiful and delightful Californian bride, Caroline Vaughan.There was an air of added frisson to the celebrations on this wonderful day, as it was more than union of kindred spirits, but a coming together of two diverse families, separated by culture as well as the pond. Predictions that...

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Meet the Team – George Mjavanadze

  • Blog
  • 2nd May 2014
  • By Jack Flash

Today we have the pleasure of placing under the spotlight George Mjavanadze, quite the Renaissance man , given his range of talent and experience.Originally from Tbilisi in Georgia, George attended the University of Georgia where he studied Banking and Finance, and has recently enjoyed the distinction of having been awarded an MBA from the University of Sunderland. Following graduation, he had a short stint as a commissioned officer in the Georgian Army, an experience that he regards as instrumental in developing his leadership skills.At Gallow...

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Meet the Team – George Oliver

  • Blog
  • 26th March 2014
  • By Alta Blue

As part of our “meet the team series”, we profile Gallowglass Property Partner, George Oliver.George grew up and enjoyed a halcyon youth in the Scottish Borders, spending his winters playing rugby and shooting, and his summers sailing and fishing.He went on to spend an extended gap year travelling in sub-Saharan Africa, before attending the Royal Agricultural College of Cirencester. There he studied International Agricultural Business, where he obtained an honours degree.Following graduation he worked briefly in the City of London, before ...

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New occupation of residential premises casts fresh doubt over effectiveness of Anti Squatting Laws

  • Blog
  • 31st October 2013
  • By Alta Blue

A little over a year has elapsed since the introduction of the Section 144 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LAPOA) on the 1st September 2012, in which the squatting of residential properties was made a criminal offence.We expressed doubts as long ago as the 4th July 2012, about the likely effectiveness of the new legislation, via Twitter. (See link http://t.co/cwmpjlsN ) There were two points in particular that we highlighted.The first of those was the temptation to use squatting as a means of protest. We said ...

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