Seminars

Monday, August 8th, 2022

Robert Milligan QC speaking at MBL Seminars - Litigation Funding in Scotland

Robert Milligan QC will be speaking at MBL Seminars virtual event - Litigation Funding in Scotland - on 8th August from 9:30am to 12:30pm. The event will cover - 

  • What is a damages based agreement and how do they work?
  • When can you or counsel charge a success fee and how much can you charge?
  • What lessons can be learned from the experiences of the English Courts in this area?
  • How do the provisions of the Bill compare with the provisions of section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 and Summers v Fairclough Homes?
  • How has the approach to questions of 'fundamental dishonesty' of the English courts differed from that of the Scottish courts - Grubb v Finlay
  • Should a pursuer who massively exaggerates his claim lose all entitlement to damages?
  • What is a partial damages based agreement?
  • What is qualified one way costs shifting?
  • What are the qualifications to QOCS and when will a pursuer lose the protection afforded by it?
  • How will the new procedure for group actions work?
  • How does it compare with existing procedure in group actions such as Vioxx, metal hips and mesh implants?

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