David Armstrong, a Partner in our Dispute Resolution and Litigation team, considers the recent changes in Scottish litigation and the positive impact of the ongoing improvements.
Over the past year or so, we’ve seen a number of measures designed to modernise litigation in Scotland. Although some of these changes are still in the pipeline, taken together the effect of them could persuade parties, not necessarily in our jurisdiction, to contemplate litigating in Scotland. These changes might send strong signals to our colleagues and contacts south of the border, and also further afield, that Scotland is a credible litigation jurisdiction and an attractive place to resolve a dispute. Whilst some changes have focussed on personal injury litigation, other areas such as commercial litigation can also benefit from these improvements.
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