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Pulling it apart: severance of adjudicators’ decisions

06 December 2019

Adjudicators often determine complex disputes in a short space of time and their decisions are frequently challenged. If a challenge is successful against only part of the decision, the question becomes whether the decision falls entirely, or only those elements that were subject to the challenge. A recent Scottish case provides useful guidance on when the court will be willing to ‘sever’ the adjudicator’s decision, allowing enforcement of only part of the original decision.

To gift, or not to gift – that is the question

28 November 2019

As we approach the Christmas/holiday season, giving and what to buy for family and friends is uppermost in our minds. Planning that special gift and picturing the recipient’s face light up with delight is all part of the fun – well, for some of us it is. However, are there other benefits to being more generous this year and in future years?

It’s time to take back control…of fraud

25 November 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, it is perhaps a good time to reflect on what was perhaps the final year before Qualified One Way Cost Shifting (QOCS) is implemented in Scotland and to consider the implications of the legislative civil litigation reforms occurring both north and south of the border in the context of fraudulent claims.

#AnArtAffair: The Full Journey

21 November 2019

#AnArtAffair is the story of an Art Collector (Arti), who meets and falls in love with an Artist (Collette). But, like all ‘affairs of the heart’, practical issues can get in the way… Follow Arti and Collette’s BTO journey weekdays in the run up to the Edinburgh Art Fair 2019 with #AnArtAffair.

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