Prescription in Scottish civil litigation—key cases and developments
Produced in partnership with Lynsay Cargill of MacRoberts LLP
Prescription in Scottish civil litigation—key cases and developments

The following Dispute Resolution practice note Produced in partnership with Lynsay Cargill of MacRoberts LLP provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Prescription in Scottish civil litigation—key cases and developments
  • Morrison v ICL Plastics
  • Gordon’s Trustees v Campbell Riddell Breeze Paterson LLP
  • Clark v Turnbull
  • Heather Capital v Levy & McRae
  • Midlothian Council v Blyth and Blyth
  • Loretto Housing Association v Cruden Building
  • WPH Developments Limited v Young & Gault LLP
  • Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018
  • Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018
  • More...

This Practice Note considers key developments in relation to prescription in Scotland and should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Prescription in Scottish civil litigation.

For guidance on:

  1. limitation in Scotland, see Practice Note: Limitation of actions in Scottish civil litigation, which also deals with the differences between Scottish limitation and prescription—see Practice Note: Limitation of actions in Scottish civil litigation—Difference between limitation and prescription in Scots law

  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

  4. the closest equivalent in England and Wales, see: Limitation: general—overview which, as well as giving an overview of this topic, links through to more detailed guidance on various aspects of limitation in England and Wales

  5. foreign limitation periods, see: Foreign limitation periods for starting a claim—checklist, Limitation Periods when enforcing a foreign judgment—checklist and Practice Note: Foreign Limitation Periods Act 1984

Key:

  1. CL(EGP)(S)A 2018—The Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018

  2. PL(S)A 1973—Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973

  3. P(S)A 2018—Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018

  4. The Report—the Scottish Law Commission’s Report on Prescription

Morrison v ICL Plastics

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