Friday, March 3rd, 2023

X v Y & Others [2023] CSOH 17

Kay Springham KC and Dominic Scullion, advocate represented the Lord Advocate in X v Y and others [2023] CSOH 17: a landmark action for damages brought by a legal practitioner based upon an alleged series of assaults and harassment said to have been committed by a Sheriff.  The argument at debate centred on whether the Crown is vicariously liable for the alleged acts of the Sheriff.  

A copy of the Opinion can be found here.

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