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Introduction of QOCS in Scotland delayed again?

United Kingdom - May 15 2020 The Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) Act received Royal Assent in 2018, yet the commencement order giving effect to the introduction...

Scotland: Justice Committee considers success fee Regulations

United Kingdom - March 25 2020 Following the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act receiving Royal Assent in 2018, the Justice Committee recently...

Vikki Melville.

Scotland: Decision made on incident where onus shifted to defender to disprove negligence

United Kingdom - December 23 2019 The Court of Session has granted a decree of absolvitor to a Defender following a serious collision, despite finding that the circumstances of the...

Vikki Melville.

Scotland’s compensation system tips in favour of the claimant

United Kingdom - December 12 2019 Decisions relating to the country's discount rate could work to the detriment of policyholders...

Scotland: Discount rate to remain -0.75

United Kingdom - September 30 2019 The Government Actuary has confirmed that the discount rate in Scotland will remain unchanged at -0.75 following the completion of his review. The...

Vikki Melville.