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Civil cases show upturn in latest year

New cases up 10% in 2017-18

Administrative justice system needs "recharge": Society

President points to Scottish social security approach as model

Settling after quantum defence bars simple procedure expenses cap: sheriff

But court uses discretion to make equivalent award

Legal aid fee system review panel members announced

Eleven-strong body to advise on evidence-based approach

Web page launched for information on Court of Session appeals

Case details provided for forthcoming hearings

Appeal judges uphold decision to waive bin lorry damages time bar

Lord Ordinary entitled to exercise discretion despite solicitors' fault

Judges issue revised guidance on commercial actions

Updated version includes recovery of documents; adjudication enforcement

Withdrawing from success fee agreement should not bar payment: Faculty

Advocates respond to consultation on rules under 2018 Act

Judge warns against "excessive use of preliminary objections" to appeals

Adviser to site owner had interest to appeal enforcement notice

Fees review and Taylor review documents published by SCJC

Committee finds no clear evidence to support hourly rate rise

Defender fails with "inexcusable delay" plea over 2004 action

Court holds pursuer equally liable to suffer prejudice

GBA tells of "indignation and incredulity" at 3% legal aid rise

Open letter to minister highlights treatment compared to other professions