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Anna Poole QC appointed Judge of the Upper Tribunal

Axiom Advocates is delighted to congratulate Anna Poole QC on her recent appointment as Judge of the Upper Tribunal. The Queen has appointed Anna Isabel Poole QC to be a Salaried Judge of the Upper T...

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Court awards over £107 million in damages in tunnel case

On 10 April 2018 the Inner House issued its Opinion in the case of SSE Generation Limited v Hochtief Solutions AG.  The case involved the partial collapse of a tunnel forming part of a new hydro ...

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Adjudication under the Scheme - what is the meaning of “at the same time”?

In the recent case of Pentland Investments Ltd v Aitken Turnbull Architects Limited the pursuer (the employer) started separate adjudication proceedings simultaneously against its architect and its en...

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Renyana Stahl Anstalt v. Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority [2018] CSIH 22

The First Division has issued an important decision on the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, which provides the general public with access rights to land.  The National Park Authority had served a...

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Unsuccessful challenge to Clydeplan (the Glasgow and Clyde Valley Strategic Development Plan)

Gladman Developments Ltd v The Scottish Ministers [2018] CSIH 17 The statutory appeal by Gladman Developments Ltd (a house-building company) against the decision of the Scottish Ministers to approve ...

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The Commercial Court, a hold harmless indemnity & sub sea operations in international waters

In what may be one of his last Commercial Court opinions, Lord Tyre has issued his judgment following proof in Scanmudring AS v James Fisher MFE Limited (No.2). The case saw the court grapple with an...

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