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SCJC online court plans receive another blow with response of devils

Proposals of the Scottish Civil Justice Council to put online courts on a firmer footing have been met with dismay by this year's devils.

Published 26 November 2021

Law Society calls SCJC’s virtual court proposals premature

The Scottish Civil Justice Committee’s (SCJC) consultation on rules covering the mode of attendance at civil court hearings is premature and without a solid evidence base to inform its proposals, according to the Law Society of Scotland.

Published 25 November 2021

Virtual court proposals will entrench disruption not seen ‘since Jacobite occupation’

Controversial and widely opposed plans to take civil justice online will have a "destructive effect on feelings of community amongst litigation practitioners", a lawyer has said.

Published 2 November 2021

SCJC consults on mode of attendance at court hearings

The Scottish Civil Justice Council is consulting on the mode of attendance at court hearings in civil proceedings.

Published 7 September 2021

Rules of court continued to be drawn up during Covid-19 crisis

Seven sets of draft rules prepared by the Scottish Civil Justice Council (SCJC) were given legal effect during its 2020/21 reporting period despite the significant impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published 25 August 2021

Scottish Civil Justice Council April update

The Scottish Civil Justice Council has published its April Update newsletter.

Published 12 April 2021

Fiona Drysdale gains Scottish Civil Justice Council appointment

Ampersand's Fiona Drysdale has been appointed as an advocate member of the Access to Justice Committee of the Scottish Civil Justice Council.

Published 18 December 2020

New rules to allow Civil Online procedure claim forms approved

The Scottish Civil Justice Council (SCJC) has approved new rules which will allow the use of Civil Online Procedure claim forms.

Published 25 September 2020

Group proceeding actions now available in Court of Session

New rules have been approved by the Court of Session enabling two or more people with the same, similar, or related claims to raise court proceedings in a single action for the first time.

Published 10 July 2020

New personal injury action rules

New rules have been developed by the Personal Injuries Committee of the Scottish Civil Justice Council for cases proceeding under Chapter 42A of the Rules of the Court of Session.

Published 2 December 2019

Four judicial members appointed to the Scottish Civil Justice Council

Four judicial members have been appointed to the Scottish Civil Justice Council.

Published 6 November 2019

Scottish Civil Justice Council reports busy year

The Scottish Civil Justice Council has published its sixth annual report, which outlines its achievements, accounts and a summary of the rules prepared during the year.

Published 13 August 2019

Advocate Lynda Brabender QC reappointed to Scottish Civil Justice Council

Advocate member Lynda Brabender QC has been reappointed to the Scottish Civil Justice Council.

Published 23 July 2019

New judicial members appointed to Scottish Civil Justice Council

Two new judicial members, Lady Carmichael and Sheriff George Way, have been appointed to the Scottish Civil Justice Council.

Published 3 July 2019

Quintet of members reappointed to Scottish Civil Justice Council

Five members of the Scottish Civil Justice Council have been reappointed for three-year terms.

Published 2 July 2019