Sanction for Counsel in the National Personal Injury Court – an update

Two recent cases dealing with Sanction for Counsel in the National Personal Injury Court have provided Practitioners with further guidance as to how the Court will deal with such Motions. With the introduction of the National Personal Injury Court in September 2015 came the ability to move for sanction for Counsel in cases proceeding in the Sheriff Court or Sheriff Appeal Court. Section 108 of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (the 2014 Act) provides that in cases proceeding before … Continued