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The Building Safety Act 2022: the new construction product right of action in Scotland and insurance implications

United Kingdom - June 28 2022 The Building Safety Act 2022 (the Act) has finally been passed, over two years after first being proposed to address issues in the building standards…

Rowena Williams

Scottish time bar: Scottish appeal court re-affirms the “harsh” rule

United Kingdom - July 30 2021 There has been an important decision on time bar from the Inner House, the Scottish appeal court, which resolves conflicting lines of authorities on…

Mitchell Abbott, Joanna Clark, Mark Kirke

Supreme Court considers meaning of 'deliberate act' in public liability insurance policy

United Kingdom - April 28 2021 The Supreme Court has considered the meaning of the phrase ‘deliberate acts’ in an exclusion clause in a public liability insurance policy in the…

Alaina Wadsworth, Rowena Williams

Scottish Time bar changes

United Kingdom - July 16 2020 The Scottish Government has recently opened a consultation on how the Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018 should be implemented. Among other changes to…

Mitchell Abbott, Mark Kirke

Scottish appeal court upholds decision to avoid insurance policy for lack of fair presentation

United Kingdom - May 25 2020 In April 2019, we reported on Young v Royal and Sun Alliance Plc, in which the Scottish court found that an insurer had not waived its right to…

Rory Thomson, Rowena Williams