3 April, 2018
Midlothian Council v Bracewell Stirling and others  CSIH 21
Professional negligence action arising from house development which is said to be on contaminated land; proper construction of contract; whether the Council acted reasonably in mitigating its losses. Appeal upholding Lord Ordinary, discussing proper interruption of commercial contract.
Paul Reid for First Defenders and Respondents
Robert Howie QC for Pursuers and Reclaimers