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Transform Schools (North Lanarkshire) Limited v Balfour Beatty Construction Limited & Anr [2020] CSOH 19

The commercial court (Lord Ericht) has enforced an adjudicator’s award of just over £4million in a dispute arising from the construction of a school in North Lanarkshire. Enforcement was ...

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Roddy Dunlop new Vice-Dean

Axiom Advocates is delighted to announce that Roddy Dunlop QC has been elected to the office of Vice Dean, having previously held the office of Treasurer of Faculty. Formal introduction of the new Vi...

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Latest guidance from the Inner House in relation to contractual construction

The Opinion of an Extra Division of the Inner House has just been released in the case of Ashtead Plant Hire Company Limited v Granton Central Developments Limited [2020] CSIH 2. A copy of the Opinion...

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Axiom Christmas opening hours

Axiom will be operating a skeleton staff and be open as follows during the festive period:- 24th December: 9am to 12 noon 25th December: Closed 26th December: Closed 27th December: 10am to 4pm 3...

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New Senator of College of Justice

Axiom is delighted to congratulate Sean Smith QC on his appointment as a Senator of the College of Justice. Sean will take up his appointment on 17th February 2020. Sean Smith was educated at Flora S...

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David Whitehouse and Paul Clark v The Chief Constable and The Lord Advocate [2019] CSIH 52

A five judge bench of the Inner House has unanimously held that the Lord Advocate does not have immunity from civil law suit for malicious prosecution. David Whitehouse and Paul Clark each claim dama...

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