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Blogs 18/06/2020

Scottish QOCS in place by Winter 2020? The impact on fraudulent claims

For some time now Scottish practitioners have been warning clients about the introduction of Qualified One Way Costs Shifting (QOCS) in Scotland. In 2018 the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act was enacted, setting out the legal framework for QOCS. However, the necessary court rules implementing QOCS are yet to be published. 

Client Alerts 25/03/2020

Whiplash Reforms- Is it time to re-invigorate claimant direct capture?

The current situation will almost certainly delay the Government’s intended 1 August implementation date for the Whiplash Reforms by at least six months, it is clear that the Reforms will eventually be implemented once the outstanding matters of the necessary Civil Procedure Rules and enabling secondary legislation are resolved.