Pursuers’ offers in Scottish civil litigation
Produced in partnership with Sarah Phillips of Anderson Strathern LLP
Pursuers’ offers in Scottish civil litigation

The following Dispute Resolution practice note produced in partnership with Sarah Phillips of Anderson Strathern LLP provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Pursuers’ offers in Scottish civil litigation
  • Reintroduction of pursuers’ offers In Scotland
  • What is a pursuer’s offer?
  • Background to pursuers’ offers
  • How to make a pursuer’s offer
  • Court of Session
  • Sheriff Court (Ordinary action)
  • Making and accepting a pursuer’s offer
  • Making pursuers’ offers
  • Responding to a pursuer’s offer
  • More...

Pursuers’ offers 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 covers pursuers’ offers in Scottish civil litigation. For guidance on:

  1. judicial tenders, see Practice Notes: Tenders in Scottish civil litigation—nature, purpose and expenses implications, Making and responding to judicial tenders in Scottish civil litigation and Tenders in multi-party Scottish civil litigation

  2. ADR, see Practice Note: Alternative dispute resolution in Scotland

  3. 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

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

  5. the closest equivalent provisions applicable in England and Wales, see: Part 36

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