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Fair warning – Pursuer who ignored safety instructions has action dismissed

The Sheriff Personal Injury court has affirmed the importance of assessment and mitigation of risk in finding that the defender in this personal…


Edinburgh tram tracks held to be direct cause of injury to cyclists

Elizabeth Fairley v Edinburgh Trams Limited & The City of Edinburgh Council; Iain Lowdean v Transport Initiatives Edinburgh Limited & The City of…


The importance of understanding your responsibility as a Trustee

Court of Appeal upholds High Court decision in relation to establishing personal liability of trustees where a decision was made despite a lack of…

Courtney L'homme
Courtney L'homme Solicitor


The Scottish Compulsory Pre-Action Protocol - Binding admissions

In Jacqueline Smith v Sarah Galbraith & Anr, the claimant sought damages arising from a road traffic accident which occurred on 27 December 2016.


Acoustic shock appeal is dismissed

Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation v Cristopher Goldscheider Interveners; Association of British Orchestras, Society of London Theatre and UK…

Jim Byard
Jim Byard Partner


‘Use’ of a vehicle – an opportunity missed?

The Supreme Court has just delivered its long awaited judgment in R & S Pilling t/a Phoenix Engineering v UK Insurance Ltd [2019] UKSC 16.

David Holt
David Holt Partner


Local Government | Claiming a breach of section 41 of the Highways Act 1980

Miranda Walsh v Kirklees Council [2019] QBD, Dingemans J, 5 March 2019

Suzanne Milne
Suzanne Milne Partner

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