Axiom Advocates News

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Option agreements, securities, mutuality of contract and implied terms

Lady Wolffe has issued her Opinion in the case of J & H Lamont v Chattisham Limited [2017] CSOH 119. The Pursuers had granted an option over a large area of land, owned by them, which had consider...

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Axiom Advocates - Five New Queen’s Counsel Appointments

Axiom Advocates is delighted to announce five new silks. New appointees are Jonathan Barne, Almira Delibegović-Broome, Martin Richardson, David Thomson and Gavin Walker. This brings the num...

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Axiom Advocates Welcome Two New Members

Axiom Advocates is delighted to welcome 2 new members, David Welsh, the recipient of the Lord Reid Scholar 2016-2017 and Kirsty Tyre.   Prior to calling at the Bar, David was qualified as a solic...

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Assignation of “all sums due” securities: a silver bullet for OneSavings?

Much consternation has been caused by the decision of Sheriff Mann in OneSavings Bank v Burns https://tinyurl.com/ybukpe6l . Sheriff Mann ruled that an assignation of an “all sums due” sta...

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Dishonest, but not impaired.

The Inner House has a refused an appeal by the Professional Standards Authority against the acquittal of a nurse who admitted dishonesty. In the case of PSA v NMC and SM, the nurse (SM) had admitted ...

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Axiom Advocates Celebrates a Decade in Practice

This month highly-regarded stable Axiom Advocates celebrates its 10-year anniversary. The Edinburgh-based set has enjoyed a phenomenally successful decade since it was established in 2007. Founding m...

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