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Friday, August 11th, 2023 Application to intervene successful in legal challenge to Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

Kay Springham KC of Compass Chambers along with David Hay, advocate of Westwater Advocates have obtained permission on behalf of the Equality...

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Tuesday, August 1st, 2023 Equality Act and Disability Discrimination

The Sheriff Appeal Court has allowed appeals in two related cases and remitted them for proof. The pursuer claims that Glasgow City Council and...

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Thursday, July 27th, 2023 Robert Kinghorn v Martin Acoustics Ltd – GLW-PD361-21

The court rejected the pursuer’s contention that he should be allowed to proceed with an asbestos related claim despite the triennium having...

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Thursday, July 13th, 2023 Hugh Hall Campbell KC v James Finlay (Kenya) Ltd - [2023] CSOH 45

A judgment issued by Lord Weir on 12 July 2023 has held that tea workers in plantations in Kenya can continue with group proceedings against their...

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Friday, June 30th, 2023 Richard Templeton Joins Compass Chambers

We are...

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Friday, June 16th, 2023 Scottish Government Seeks Views on the potential review of the Scottish Personal Injury Discount Rate

Compass notes with interest that the Government is now seeking views on the potential review of the Scottish personal injury discount rate of...

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Monday, June 5th, 2023 Kenny Christine Retires from Practice

Kenny Christine has retired from practice after 23 years at the Bar. Kenny called to the Bar in 2000 having worked at Thompsons...

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Friday, May 5th, 2023 £12.5m Claim Successful - Centenary 6 Ltd v TLT LLP [2023] CSOH 28

The pursuer company obtained an award of c.£12.5m by way of damages for the loss of a chance of success in an underlying litigation. The...

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Friday, May 5th, 2023 Reparation Conference - Glasgow - 2nd June 2023

We are delighted to announce that Registration is now open for our Glasgow Reparation Conference on Friday 2nd June, from 1pm to 5pm. ...

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Friday, April 28th, 2023 Nicola Steven Watt or Murray & Others v Lend Lease Construction Ltd [2023] CSIH 19

The Inner House refused the reclaiming motion of the pursuers where the defenders had successfully established in evidence that low level exposure...

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