Category - Litigation

Between a fault and a hard place — again

Posted, 02 May 2018 by Roddy Cormack in Views
Categories: Commercial property | Construction | Litigation

When is a defect in how something is engineered or constructed not a “design” defect? Senior associate Roddy Cormack explains the latest twist in the tale of the Glendoe hydro electric scheme.

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The £25,000 parking charge

Posted, 02 May 2017 by Jody Mitchell in Views
Categories: Litigation

It's unclear why many people think private parking charges are unenforceable. It’s a myth, and refusing to pay on principle can prove expensive.

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Assignation of Mortgages

Posted, 20 April 2017 by Rebecca Walker in Views
Categories: Litigation

A recent sheriff court decision means lenders seeking to enforce a standard security previously assigned elsewhere may be find themselves with no title to sue.

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Say what you mean

Posted, 13 April 2017 by Karen Cameron in Views
Categories: Construction | Litigation

Doubt leads to disputes, so say what you mean. After all, unless the terms of a contract are crystal clear, there is scope for argument.

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Decommissioning roadshow — making the most of this evolving market through collaboration - Here, partner Laura Petrie explains why collaboration is so important for the developing decommissioning sector and why we need to move away from standard contracts.