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Useful guidance from ASPIC in relation to sanction for counsel
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2018

William Cullen v Scan Building Services Ltd (2018) SC EDIN 15 is a decision of Sheriff McGowan in the All Scotland Personal Injury Court (ASPIC) - it


Train guard not at fault for drunken passenger fall
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 9 2018

The English Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment in the case Whiting v FirstKeolis Transpennine Limited 2018 EWCA Civ 4. Keolis was an appeal


The Civil Liability Bill: a shake up of the discount rate
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2018

The Civil Liability Bill (the Bill) had its first reading in the House of Lords on Tuesday. It follows last year’s joint Ministry of Justice and


Motorist and Cyclist equally liable for same mistakes
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2018

In this All Scotland Personal Injury Court case (Daly v Heeps and Another 2018 SC EDIN 01) Sheriff Braid found the claimant cyclist and the defender


Is the tide turning? Sanction for counsel refused again
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 21 2017

The Sheriff Personal Injury Court has recently issued two decisions refusing sanction; Sheriff Mackie’s in McKenzie v McCormack and now an unpublished


Limitation change for child abuse claims comes into force one week today
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 27 2017

In November last year, we issued this update regarding the progress of the Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill through the legislative


An accident is not proof of a danger; no occupiers’ liability for fall on private road
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2017

Sheriff McGowan's decision in Taylor Neilson Barratt v Spice Lounge (Scotland) Ltd considers what a pursuer must do to establish liability under the


Personal Injury Trusts Explained
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

A personal injury trust may be relevant to you if you have or are about to receive financial compensation as a result of a personal injury. This


No liability for failure to grit car park
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 28 2017

The Outer House of the Court of Session has issued its opinion in the case of Alan Cairns v Dundee City Council


Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill 1 June 2017
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2017

After much discussion and anticipation, there is now a bill setting out the Scottish Government’s proposals for the expenses (costs) regime in civil