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Courtesy cars - a cautionary tale

United Kingdom - January 18 2012 Mr Greenlees, the owner of a Jaguar Sovereign, had parked his car in an unattended car park in Hamilton when it was struck by another vehicle, causing significant damage.

Julie Hamilton.

Me, myself and I

United Kingdom - May 14 2013 In the recent case Brumder v Motornet [2013] EWCA Civ 195, the English Court of Appeal considered whether a company (and its insurers) can be liable…

Julie Hamilton.

We didn't start the fire...

United Kingdom - August 14 2012 The recent case of United Central Bakeries Limited v Spooner Industries Limited & Forbo Siegling (UK) Limited [2012] CSOH 111 is a useful reminder of the need to take care when making statements in business dealings, which may subsequently be relied upon.

Julie Hamilton.

"The price of success"

United Kingdom - April 18 2012 As anyone who has ever been involved in a court action will tell you – litigation is expensive.

Julie Hamilton.

The uncomfortable truth

United Kingdom - September 22 2011 In the recent case Regus (Maxim) Limited v The Bank of Scotland plc, [2011] CSOH 129 the Court of Session has considered whether a letter issued by the Bank of Scotland in the context of a wider commercial agreement could be used to create an enforceable legal obligation, and be relied on as such, or whether it was merely a letter of comfort, without legal standing.

Julie Hamilton.