Funding litigation in Scotland: Proposed changes could transform claims into assets
Disputes are generally to be avoided. However, from a business perspective, litigation is not necessarily a thorn in the side; businesses will often be sitting on potential claims which could secure significant sums into their coffers if pursued to a successful outcome. We explore the proposed changes in Scotland, and how they could turn litigation into an asset.
A landmark workers’ rights case has been filed against the University of London
The Independent Workers Union of Great Britain has filed a landmark case against the University of London in respect of a group of outsourced workers.
Recovery of interim dividends?
In a recent High Court decision, the court found that interim dividend payments made to a director were salary payments and not unlawful dividends / transactions at undervalue. This decision could make it more difficult for liquidators to recover sums from directors who do not have particular legal or accounting expertise.
Shepherd and Wedderburn hosts festive football tournament
Shepherd and Wedderburn kicked off the festive season with a 5-aside football tournament for clients and contacts, organised by members of the firm’s London office.