Court Expenses and the Pre-Action Protocol

As an award of expenses in an Action is a matter for the discretion of the Court, appeals on expenses are not encouraged and indeed are severely discouraged.  However, in Bent v Trevett 2015 SCSTIR 14, Sheriff Principal R A Dunlop, QC considered an Appeal on an award of expenses and issued his Decision on 23 February 2015. A Summary Cause Personal Injury Action was settled on the basis of a Minute of Tender and Acceptance.  Although a Minute of … Continued