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Judicial Award Made to Relatives in Fatal Claim

04 October 2017

An opinion was issued by the Court of Session on 3 October 2017 in the case of George Manson & Others .v. Henry Robb Limited [2017] CSOH126 in relation to the assessment of damages for claims in terms of section 4(3)(b) of the Damages (Scotland) Act 2011.

New legislation in force today set to increase volume of Childhood Abuse Claims in Scotland

04 October 2017

The Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Act 2017 (“the 2017 Act”) comes into force today, 4 October 2017. The effect of the legislation is to remove the statutory limitation defence from all claims for damages arising out of abuse suffered in childhood. The Act removes the usual three year limitation period for claims by anyone who was under the age of 18 when the abuse took place. Instead, such claims will be capable of being brought at any time.

Post GDPR and ‘Soft Opt-In’ For Marketing

17 August 2017

The definition of consent is changing significantly under the GDPR and from 25 May 2018 it will be very difficult to obtain valid consent. In addition, you can only rely on consent obtained prior to 25 May 2018 if it is GDPR compliant.

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