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QOCS is happening: Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting rules now published in Scotland

United Kingdom - June 3 2021 It has been a long time coming, but the day is finally here: court rules on Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting (QOCS) have now been published in…

Alison McAteer, Carly Forrest, Laura McMillan.

QOCS with a kilt - Restriction on pursuer's liability for expenses in Scotland

United Kingdom - May 14 2021 New rules which will mean that an unsuccessful pursuer in personal injury proceedings (including fatal claims) will not generally be found liable in…

Carly Forrest.

Liability of UK parent companies for subsidiaries: jurisdiction of the English courts

United Kingdom - March 29 2021 In 2019 the UK Supreme Court allowed the claimants in Lungowe v Vedanta Resources plc [2019] UKSC 20 to proceed with an action in England against…

Stephen Goldie.

COVID-19 Vaccines and Civil Liability

United Kingdom - March 17 2021 The COVID-19 vaccination programme continues its roll-out across the UK, with more than 24 million people having received their first dose as at 15…

Alison McAteer.

Caveats - The Early Warning System

United Kingdom - July 22 2020 Did you know it was possible in Scotland to receive advance notice of someone trying to raise certain court orders against you or your business, in…

Alasdair Madden, Cara McGlynn, Eilidh Smith, Eric Galbraith, Louise Usher.