Offers in Settlement

Mar 09, 2017

These Rules introduce a mechanism by which a pursuer can put forward a formal offer in settlement. They come into force on 3 April. 

Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session 1994 and Ordinary Cause Rules 1993 Amendment) (Pursuers’ Offers) 2017 will apply in the Court of Session and in sheriff court ordinary procedure in any case with a financial crave or conclusion - apart from those that cannot be granted without evidence.

Act of Sederunt (Fees of Solicitors in the Court of Session and Sheriff Court Amendment) (Pursuers’ Offers) 2017 amends the applicable tables of fees to include the fees for making and considering pursuers’ offers.

Further information can be found in the explanatory notes.

 

 

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