Our Commercial litigation team has an exceptional breadth and depth of experience across the litigation field. Our work ranges from routine Sheriff Court actions, through to novel, complex and high value cases in the Court of Session, the United Kingdom Supreme Court and cases before specialised tribunals and bodies.
We recently advised a nationwide franchise company in connection with a dispute involving the termination of a franchise agreement in Scotland.
This involved proceedings in the Commercial Court at the Court of Session.
The pursuers were able to obtain a number of Court Orders during the early stages of the litigation in order to recover property previously held by the franchisee.
James Hyams, Carolyn Jackson, and Peter Littlefair took up their new positions - in the private client, clinical negligence, and personal injury teams respectively - from 1st July.
The question of what kind of future we want for civil litigation in Scotland was the central thrust of the recent Judicial Institute conference, entitled “Civil Business after Covid”.
A recent English decision proves that wording in insurance policies is paramount for companies pursuing business interruption claims.