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Latest articles from Fiona Pask

  • Range of success fee agreements open up to Scottish solicitors as damages-based arrangements begin

    Range of success fee agreements open up to Scottish solicitors as damages-based arrangements begin

    New Civil Litigation Regulations open up damages-based arrangements (DBAs) to Scottish solicitors from today (27 April 2020). This will create more flexibility in the way that litigation is funded and allow solicitors to operate success fees on a flexible basis. The new Scottish rules differ from those currently available in England and Wales in permitting partial damages-based agreements.

  • Harper Macleod secures Supreme Court decision in favour of client

    Harper Macleod secures Supreme Court decision in favour of client

    Fiona Pask, a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team at Harper Macleod, has received a decision from the United Kingdom Supreme Court (UKSC) dismissing the appeal brought against her client by a pursuer who had been injured during the course of his employment with a company whose sole director was Fiona’s client.