Class actions, DBAs, litigation funding

Class actions, DBAs and litigation funding

Delighted to be published in the New Law Journal, looking at how the recent reforms around group proceedings, damages based agreement and litigation funding might play out in Scotland. Without spoiling it, the key to making Scotland an attractive jurisdiction is to focus on effective and dynamic case management.

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Medical cannabis

Medical cannabis – the evolving law and innovation in treatment

The developing legal approach in the UK to medical cannabis highlights the problems law makers have in responding adequately to clinical and technological advances: especially those that challenge conventional views. This has arguably stifled innovation in medical cannabis research in the UK, and prevented patients from receiving worthwhile treatments. This

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Lobbying Scottish Parliament

Lobbying in Scotland from March 2018 – new rules briefing

The new lobbying rules in Scotland do not just apply to professional lobbyists. Face to face discussions about government functions with Scottish Government ministers, MSPS or senior civil servants will be  caught by the rules.  These discussions will need to be reported on the Lobbying Register. It’s straightforward to use the Lobbying Register but you need to know whether

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