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The Civil Litigation Bill going through the Scottish Parliament could have a huge impact on personal injury claims, explains Kate Donachie, associate at Brodies.
The Supreme Court judgment in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board opens a new avenue for claims against professionals, explains Alisdair Matheson, partner at Brodies.
The Apologies (Scotland) Act 2016 has caused some discussion north of the border, as insurers and policyholders consider how the Act will impact upon civil claims in Scotland.
The landscape of Scottish law will feel quite familiar to someone who deals primarily in English law but can be a trap for the unwary where it differs
For insurance lawyers, 2015 has been marked by the Medco portal going live in a sustained effort to reform whiplash claims. But the year has also seen major rulings regarding aggregation, costs and rates, all expected to have wide-ranging implications.
On 5 January 2015, Richard Baker MSP lodged a consultation document on a proposed Damages Claims (EU Directive on Safety and Health at Work) (Scotland) Bill.
The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 came into effect over a year ago. Brodies solicitor David Hennessy looks at the Act's impact and a bill proposed to reverse its effects
2013 was a huge year for the legal sector, with both positive and negative changes coming thick and fast. How have key figures in the industry reacted to such a period of change?
In just over a year (18 September 2014) Scotland will decide whether it wishes to remain part of the UK or become an independent nation.
Professional negligence specialist Alisdair Matheson has been assumed as a partner within the insurance and risk division of Brodies.
Parabis Scotland has appointed defendant insurance lawyer Cameron McNaught as a partner in its newly-opened Edinburgh office.
Insurers north of the border may soon be having to keep claims on their books for much longer, says Laura Brain.
Parabis is preparing to expand its Scottish footprint just six months after launching with the recruitment of an experienced defendant insurance law team and the opening of an office in Edinburgh.