Judicial expenses and taxation in Scottish civil litigation
Produced in partnership with Tim Edward of MBM Commercial

The following Dispute Resolution practice note produced in partnership with Tim Edward of MBM Commercial provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Judicial expenses and taxation in Scottish civil litigation
  • What are judicial expenses in Scottish civil litigation?
  • Principles of awarding judicial expenses in Scottish civil proceedings
  • Auditors of court
  • Taxation process and procedure
  • Time limits for lodging an account of expenses
  • Diet of taxation
  • Taxation principles
  • Party and party expenses
  • Solicitor and client expenses, client paying
  • More...

Judicial expenses and taxation in Scottish civil litigation

Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and procedure in the Scottish civil courts that have been introduced as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For a general overview of how the Scottish courts are responding to and operating during the coronavirus pandemic, see Practice Note: Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolution in Scotland. Further information can also be found on our Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Scotland tracker, which contains an archive of news analysis on the impact of coronavirus on the Scottish legal profession divided into practice areas.

This Practice Note considers the judicial expenses and taxation system in general civil litigation in Scotland. For guidance on:

  1. funding civil claims in Scotland, see Practice Note: Funding Scottish civil litigation

  2. other aspects of Scottish civil litigation, see: Preliminary and ongoing considerations in Scottish civil litigation—overview and Starting and progressing a civil claim in Scottish civil litigation—overview, which, in turn link through to detailed guidance on specific aspects of dispute resolution in Scotland

  3. other key areas of Scottish law and procedure, see our Scotland toolkit, and

  4. the closest equivalent procedure in England and Wales, see, for example: Principles of costs recovery—overview, Costs budgeting and costs management—overview, Fixed costs and capped costs—overview, Costs orders—overview, Security for costs—overview, Summary assessment—overview, Provisional assessment—overview,

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