The latest Scottish legal news from Drummond Miller

Pomphrey v Secretary of State for Health – Lord Hoffman’s roulette analogy in Chester lent credence in delayed spinal surgery claim

Facts Mr Pomphrey suffered a dural tear during spinal surgery which caused him to become significantly disabled. He raised several criticisms in relation to his treatment leading up to this... Read More >
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Long residence applications – a change in approach?

There is currently a route to apply for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in the UK on the grounds of long residence: if a migrant has spent ten years or... Read More >

The lawfulness of Serco’s lock-changing evictions is being appealed

Two asylum seekers, SA and LR, raised actions in the Court of Session seeking, inter alia, declarator that evicting the pursuers from their properties without a court order would be... Read More >

The future post-BREXIT immigration system

With the UK due to leave the European Union on 31st October 2019, the Home Office are currently in consultation with stakeholders regarding the UK’s future immigration system. The Home... Read More >
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Student fails in “nervous shock” personal injury claim arising from the Glasgow Bin Lorry tragedy - Danielle Weddle v Glasgow City Council [2019] SC EDIN 42

A review of the recent All-Scotland Personal Injury Court case of Danielle Weddle v Glasgow City Council [2019] SC EDIN 42 - a case of “nervous shock” arising from the... Read More >
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Zambrano change of policy

On 2 May 2019 the Home Office published updated guidance on “derivative rights of residence” which contains a key change in Home Office policy in respect of the Zambrano right... Read More >

Victoria Clarke - My Experience in the Medical Negligence Team

When my friends ask me about being a trainee solicitor, they assume I know every area of the law in great detail and that I can answer all their burning... Read More >
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Immigration Brexit Update May 2019

Deal or no deal? Stay or leave? The matter is still as uncertain as ever. What we do now know is that the current deadline for making this decision is... Read More >
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Compensation for survivors of historic child abuse - what the Scottish Government's Advance Payment Scheme is, and what it means

Compensation for survivors of historic child abuse – consideration of the Scottish Government’s Advance Payment Scheme. Read More >
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George Andrews v Greater Glasgow Health Board: A Pursuer’s Tale

Commentary on court’s decision in George Andrews v Greater Glasgow Health Board [2019] CSOH 31. Read More >