Standard procedure in the Sheriff Appeal Court
Produced in partnership with Anderson Strathern LLP
Standard procedure in the Sheriff Appeal Court

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

  • Standard procedure in the Sheriff Appeal Court
  • Appeal print
  • Appendix to appeal print
  • Note of argument
  • Bundle of authorities
  • Procedural hearing
  • Appeal hearing
  • Agents and representatives
  • Concession or non-attendance by the respondent
  • Disposal of appeal
  • More...

This Practice Note offers practical, procedural, guidance on civil appeals proceeding in the Scottish Sheriff Appeal Court and which have been appointed to the standard appeal procedure. For guidance on:

  1. other aspects of civil appeals to and in the Scottish Sheriff Appeal Court, see Practice Notes:

    1. Introduction to the Sheriff Appeal Court—which considers the jurisdiction of the Sheriff Appeal Court, the types of cases it can hear and whether permission to appeal is required

    2. Starting an appeal in the Sheriff Appeal Court—which offers guidance on how to initiate an appeal in the Sheriff Appeal Court including how to lodge an appeal, the documents required, the time limits to be observed and the initial case management of an appeal in that court, and

    3. Special incidental procedures in the Sheriff Appeal Court—which offers guidance on various special procedures in civil appeals in the Scottish Sheriff Appeal Court, including devolution issues, preliminary references to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), interventions for human rights issues, taking of proof or further proof and remission to the Court of Session in Scotland

  2. appeals to and in the Court of Session, Inner House, see Practice Notes: Appeals to the Inner House of the Court of Session, Reclaiming motions in the Inner House and Reclaiming motions in the Inner House—procedure

  3. appeals to and in the UK Supreme Court,

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