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Mitchell Abbott


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CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Saltire Court
20 Castle Terrace
United Kingdom
Languages English

Mitchell is an associate in the Infrastructure, Construction and Energy Disputes team at CMS advising clients on a range of disputes. Mitchell is a keen advocate of appropriate dispute resolution, having studied alternative dispute resolution throughout university. 

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  • 2017 – LLM, The London School of Economics, London
  • 2016 – Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, The University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
  • 2015 – LLB, The University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
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17 September 2020
New Scot­tish class ac­tion pro­ced­ure - how will the re­gime work? Part 2: ...
A new mech­an­ism for group pro­ceed­ings came in­to ef­fect in Scot­land on 31 Ju­ly 2020 (see the rules here). We have already com­men­ted on the cer­ti­fic­a­tion stage of the new re­gime (see here). In this short...
19 August 2020
Re­cent Guid­ance on Pro­tect­ive Ex­penses Or­ders in the Scot­tish Courts
In the re­cent case of Keat­ings v The Ad­voc­ate Gen­er­al for Scot­land & Oth­ers [2020] CSOH 75, the Scot­tish Court of Ses­sion has re­fused an ap­plic­a­tion for a Pro­tect­ive Ex­penses Or­der – an or­der lim­it­ing...
30 July 2020
Sep­ar­at­ing the good from the bad: ap­peal court guid­ance on the sev­er­ab­il­ity...
A re­cent de­cision of the In­ner House – Scot­land’s ap­peal court – has held that a suc­cess­ful chal­lenge to part of an ad­ju­dic­a­tion de­cision does not ne­ces­sar­ily pre­vent en­force­ment of oth­er parts...
16 July 2020
Scot­tish Time bar changes
The Scot­tish Gov­ern­ment has re­cently opened a con­sulta­tion on how the Pre­scrip­tion (Scot­land) Act 2018 should be im­ple­men­ted. Among oth­er changes to the law of time bar, the Act ad­dresses the ac­know­ledged...
05 December 2019
Am­bush tac­tics and sev­er­ab­il­ity in ad­ju­dic­a­tion
A re­cent case be­fore the Scot­tish Court of Ses­sion has raised the ex­tent to which new items of claim in­cluded with­in an ad­ju­dic­a­tion will af­fect an ad­ju­dic­at­or’s jur­is­dic­tion. The case also con­siders...