A call for evidence from the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee seeks views on the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill. The Committee is particularly interested to receive comments on specific provisions in the Bill as well as whether the Bill will achieve its overall aim of creating a more accessible, affordable and equitable civil justice system. Comments by 18 August 2017.
Subject: Civil procedure, Legal advice and funding
Keywords: Costs; Funding; Litigation; Litigation funding agreements; Scotland; Solicitors
Legislation referred: Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill 2017 (Scotland)