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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.

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.

Standing strong

United Kingdom - November 23 2011 As has been widely reported in recent weeks, the Supreme Court's judgment in AXA General Insurance Limited & others v The Lord Advocate & others ("the AXA judgment") addresses several issues of constitutional importance.

Julie Hamilton.

Final score: Scottish government 3 - insurers 0

United Kingdom - October 12 2011 A group of leading insurance companies have failed in their attempt to challenge the lawfulness of the Damages (Asbestos-Related Conditions) Scotland Act 2009 ("the 2009 Act").

Julie Hamilton.