The Scottish Lion Insurance Company Ltd, Re Sanction of A Scheme of Arrangement: SCS 8 Mar 2006

Sanction had been sought for a scheme of arrangement on the winding up of an insurance company. There were objections. The original scheme had been proposed under English law, and it would be inappropriate for a Scottish court to try to sanction such an arrangement. Payment of et fess of Engliah lawyers was sought.
Held: the court could not sanction the payment in the manner requested. The court set out how the Auditor must look at the English solicitor’s fee account.
[2006] ScotCS CSOH – 37
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Companies Act 1985 425, Court of Session Act 1988, Interpretation Act 1978 811
Scotland
Citing:
CitedWilson v Craig 1983
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CitedWimpey Construction (UK) Ltd v Martin Black and Co (Wire Ropes) Ltd 1988
The provisions of the Table of Fees under the Rules of Court were only applicable to Scottish solicitors. The court set out how fees incurred to solicitors practising outside Scotland are recovered in a Scottish taxation of expenses. In summary: 1. . .
CitedElizabeth Murray Laing v Scottish Arts Council SCS 15-Dec-2000
A Lord Ordinary has power to correct an interlocutor to bring it into line with the court’s original intention. . .

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Updated: 31 January 2021; Ref: scu.238902