Scottish civil litigation

View Dispute Resolution by content type:

Latest Dispute Resolution News

Featured Dispute Resolution content

Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at the admissibility of expert evidence under CPR Part 35 and the Civil Evidence Act 1972 (CEA 1972). In particular, it...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Tracker lists a number of decisions of the English courts in which the Court of Justice decision in Owusu v Jackson has been considered. This...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
BackgroundThe limitation period for an action founded on tort is six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued pursuant to section 2 of...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): when serving documents outside the jurisdiction, this may be affected by the impact of coronavirus on the availability of both...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
[insert name and address of defendant or defendant's legal representative][insert date]Without prejudice—save as to costsDear [insert organisation...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with David Juckes, Barrister of Hailsham Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
Sanderson and Bullock orders—what are they?Sanderson and Bullock orders are co-defendant costs orders which may be appropriate in circumstances in...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Nevil Phillips of Quadrant Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers when damages are available as a remedy for a misrepresentation claim with reference to the Misrepresentation Act 1967 (MA...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Charles Spragge of Druces 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers what is meant by the phrase ‘deemed service’ in CPR 6.14 and its purpose when considered alongside the validity period of...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit—Contracts•Coronavirus...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note is for historical reference only as it refers to CPR 81 as it...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Richard Shepherd of Albion Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for financial loss (pecuniary loss), ie...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 12th Jan
Practice notes
When is quantum meruit and quantum valebat relevant?Claims in quantum meruit (value of services) and quantum valebat (value of goods) arise in diverse...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers proprietary estoppel from a generic standpoint.For industry specific guidance on proprietary estoppel, see Practice...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Nicholas Macklam of Radcliffe Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
This practice note provides an introduction to tort law by addressing three questions:•what does the concept of being liable in tort mean? And how...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Sri Carmichael of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
What is a res judicata?A res judicata is a decision given by a judge or tribunal with jurisdiction over the cause of action and the parties, which...
Read More >
9th Nov

Most recent Scottish civil litigation content

Practice notes
Judicial expenses and taxation in Scottish civil litigationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Tim Edward of MBM Commercial 13th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolution in ScotlandThis Practice Note provides guidance on how the Scottish civil courts are...
Read More >
13th May
Practice notes
Special incidental procedures in the Sheriff Appeal CourtBrexit: The UK’s departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering making...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Anderson Strathern 12th May
Practice notes
Jurisdiction in Scottish civil litigationBrexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering jurisdiction. This...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Dr Kirsty Hood QC of Themis Advocates 12th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Scotland trackerThis table below contains an archive of news analysis on Scotland and Scots law developments of general...
Read More >
12th May
Practice notes
For guidance on coronavirus implications for dispute resolution in Scotland see Practice Note: Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Sarah Phillips of Anderson Strathern 6th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers enforcement in Scotland. For guidance on:•other aspects of Scottish civil litigation, see: Preliminary and ongoing...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Julie Hamilton of MacRoberts LLP 28th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the position on interdict and interim interdict in Scotland. For guidance on:•some other forms of relief in Scottish...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Jim Cormack of Pinsent Masons 28th Apr
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Sarah Phillips of Anderson Strathern LLP 23rd Apr
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Lindsay MacNeill of BTO Solicitors LLP 22nd Apr
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Anderson Strathern 22nd Apr
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Anderson Strathern 22nd Apr
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Tim Edward of MBM Commercial 22nd Apr
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Anderson Strathern 22nd Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides an overview of serving documents in Scottish civil court proceedings.‘Service’ is used in this note to refer to the means...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Kirsty Slee, Solicitor Advocate 15th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the enforcement of judgments in Scotland or Northern Ireland of the courts of England and Wales under section 18 of the...
Read More >
6th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers judicial review grounds of challenge in Scotland.For guidance on:•Other aspects of judicial review in Scotland, see...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Graham Horn of MacRoberts LLP 24th Mar
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers protective expenses orders (PEOs) in the context of judicial review claims raised in Scotland. For guidance on:•other...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Graham Horn of MacRoberts LLP 24th Mar
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the remedies available in a judicial review claim raised in Scotland.For guidance on:•other aspects of judicial review in...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Graham Horn of MacRoberts LLP 24th Mar
Practice notes
This Practice Note offers guidance on the process of raising a judicial review claim in Scotland. For guidance on:•other aspects of judicial review in...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Graham Horn of MacRoberts LLP 23rd Mar

Popular documents