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Online simple procedure to be mandatory – with exceptions

SCJC agrees need to avoid prejudice, and for application interface

Litigation Act prompts revised scheme for advocate fees

Speculative fee changes reflected in revisions to scheme

Expanded Land Court could take in Tribunal: new paper

Ministers seek views on amalgamation, and other issues

Protective expenses refused in referendum power case

Action for declarator of Holyrood powers did not meet common law criteria

Carloway seeks to allay child contact concerns

Reply to Shared Parenting Scotland affirms right to attend remote hearings

Sheriff reports non-practising solicitor who signed writ

Petition for winding up dismissed as incompetent

Consultation on Prescription Act announced

Scottish Government consults on how to bring Prescription Act into force

Group proceedings rules come in from 31 July

"Opt in" actions under Civil Litigation Act given go-ahead

Appeal not suspension the remedy for non-party to award

Court holds appeal by body not party to dismissal claim would be competent

Villiers maintenance appeal refused – by majority

Supreme Court splits 3-2 in favour of wife's application in English courts

Lord President issues new warning on jury trials

Praise for progress on remote courts, but "major problem" ahead with trials

Legal aid consultation analysis published

Responses back user centred approach but differ on change agenda