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
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
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
The Scottish Civil Justice Council is consulting on the mode of attendance at court hearings in civil proceedings.
Published 7 September 2021
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
The Scottish Civil Justice Council has published its April Update newsletter.
Published 12 April 2021
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
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
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 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 have been appointed to the Scottish Civil Justice Council.
Published 6 November 2019
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 member Lynda Brabender QC has been reappointed to the Scottish Civil Justice Council.
Published 23 July 2019
Two new judicial members, Lady Carmichael and Sheriff George Way, have been appointed to the Scottish Civil Justice Council.
Published 3 July 2019
Five members of the Scottish Civil Justice Council have been reappointed for three-year terms.
Published 2 July 2019