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Sanction for Counsel – Update

19 April 2018

The case of William Cullen-v-Scan Building Services Ltd [2018] SC EDIN 15 is the most recent in a long line of decisions in the All Scotland Personal Injury Court considering when it is reasonable to instruct Counsel in the Sheriff Court.

“A grubby business”

18 April 2018

The Inner House of the Court of Session has unanimously rejected the appeal and cross appeal in the case of Grubb v Finlay [2017] CSOH 81.

England v Scotland – Conflict of Laws

29 March 2018

Those who were disappointed with the thought that the Six Nations would be the last match between England and Scotland for some time will be pleased to hear that a less glamorous contest played out recently in the Court of Session. However, on this occasion it was England, or rather the law of England, which was successful.

Civil Liability Bill

22 March 2018

The Civil Liability Bill was introduced into the House of Lords on 21 March 2018. The aim of the Bill is to make changes to the way in which personal injuries claims are assessed in England and Wales. The Bill proposes far-reaching reforms designed to help reduce the volume and cost of lower value whiplash claims, while also introducing measures to modernise the manner in which the discount rate is set.

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