Civil justice

Consultation on Recommendations for No-Fault Compensation in Scotland for Injuries Resulting from Clinical Treatment

The consultation seeks views on the recommendations of the No-fault Compensation Review Group. Established in 2009, the group chaired by Professor Sheila McLean, Glasgow University, was asked to consider the potential benefits for patients in Scotland of a no-fault compensation scheme.

Taylor Review - Review of Expenses and Funding of Civil Litigation in Scotland Consultation Paper

The Minister for Community Safety, Fergus Ewing MSP, announced on 4 March 2011 that Sheriff Principal James Taylor had been asked to undertake a review of the costs and funding of litigation in Scotland.

This review was recommended by the Lord Justice Clerk, Lord Gill, in his report of the Review of the Scottish Civil Courts. Sheriff Principal Taylor began the review in May 2011 and the Society has responded to the consultation issued on 24 November 2011.