Civil Litigation costs – evidence by 18th August

The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee is seeking views on the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill.

The Bill aims to improve access to justice by creating a more accessible, affordable and equitable civil justice system. The Bill seeks to make the costs of civil court action more predictable, increase the funding options for pursuer of civil actions and introduce a greater level of equality to the funding relationship between pursuers and defenders in personal injury actions.

Read more here: http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/CurrentCommittees/105296.aspx