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Scottish class action procedure to come into force on 31 July 2020

Published on: 22 July 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Scottish class action procedure to come into force on 31 July 2020
  • The procedure
  • Next steps

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: Kenny Henderson, Graeme MacLeod, Colin Hutton and Joanna Clark of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP discuss the new mechanism for bringing class actions in Scotland which will come into force on 31 July 2020. They highlight the new procedure, which introduces both opt-in and opt-out mechanisms (although it is likely that only opt-in mechanisms will apply initially), before considering the next steps involved with the implementation of this procedure. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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