Tag Archives: access to justice

The Right to your Day in (an Environmental) Court

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This blog was written by Rachael Miller, third year Law student at the University of Glasgow, who is enrolled on the Environmental Law course, convened by Dr Jill Robbie. On Thursday, I was afforded the opportunity to attend the UK Environmental Law Association Scotland Annual Conference held in Edinburgh, thanks to a sponsored place from… Continue reading

Consultation on the Draft Simple Procedure Rules

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At present, the small claims and summary cause procedures are intended to provide a quicker and less complicated means to resolve low-value (less than £3,000 and £5,000 respectively) claims. These procedures are intended to be accessible to litigants without solicitors and the amount of expenses recoverable from the successful litigant’s opponent is capped. While the… Continue reading