The latest Scottish legal news from Drummond Miller
scales of justice

Pursuers’ offers in the Court of Session

Consideration of the use of pursuers’ offers in litigation in the Inner House of the Court of Session. Read More >
clinical negligence

Common questions regarding clinical negligence proceedings

Q – I think I’ve received poor medical treatment which has caused damage to me and I want to make a claim, but I don’t want to get any of... Read More >
birth

Wrongful birth claims: an update

Last year, I wrote about the case of Meadows v Khan, where Ms Meadows brought a wrongful birth claim relating to her son, Adejuwon. The case has been (successfully) appealed... Read More >
Success Fee Agreements

Success Fee Agreements

Comments on the future funding arrangements that will be available for litigation once the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018 is enacted. Read More >
advocate clinical

The role of an advocate in clinical negligence action

We are often asked by clients why we instruct advocates in our cases and how their role is different to that of the solicitor. What is an advocate? Advocates in... Read More >
Immigration Brexit

Minister of State for Immigration Issues letter seeking to reassure migrants affected by Brexit 12th February 2019

The Minister of State for Immigration, the Right Honourable Caroline Nokes, MP, issued a letter on the 12th of February 2019 to Members of Parliament seeking to reassure them in... Read More >
Duce v Worcestershire Acute Hospitals

Duce v Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust – The Clarification of Chester v Afshar

The recent decision of Duce v Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust[2018] EWCA Civ 1307by the Court of Appeal of England & Wales has provided clarification on the applicability of the... Read More >
homelessness

Local Authorities encouraged to follow Code of Guidance on Homelessness

In the recent Petition of Tapiwa Zungunde for Judicial Review 2018 CSOH 100, Lord Woolman held that Glasgow City Council’s (GCC) decision to refuse the Petitioner’s homelessness application was invalid,... Read More >
Christmas Jumper Day 2018 2

Drummond Miller support Christmas Jumper Day 2018!

The staff of Drummond Miller were pleased to support Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day. As well as giving staff a chance to dust off their festive woolies, the firm... Read More >
Immigration IHS

Immigration Health Surcharge to Double in December 2018

The IHS (Immigration Health Surcharge) fee is a widely debated topic among both legal practitioners and clients. The rationale behind IHS is to allow access to the NHS and cover... Read More >