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New Scottish class action procedure—how will the regime work? Part 2—beyond the certification stage

New Scottish class action procedure—how will the regime work? Part 2—beyond the certification stage
Published on: 22 September 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • New Scottish class action procedure—how will the regime work? Part 2—beyond the certification stage
  • Overview
  • Joining the group
  • The group register
  • Withdrawal from the group
  • Commencement of the group proceedings and time bar (limitation)
  • Case management of the litigation
  • Settlement of claims
  • Comment

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: Kenny Henderson, Colin Hutton, Graeme Macleod and Mitchell Abbott of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP discuss the new class action mechanism introduced in Scotland on 31 July 2020 by the Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session 1994 Amendment) (Group Proceedings) 2020. In the second of two articles exploring the new regime, the article considers how the regime will work in practice. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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