This talk will look at recent developments in the law of prescription and limitation. In particular, it will examine some prescription problems arising in current practice from the decisions in Gordon’s Trustees v Campbell Riddell Breeze Paterson  UKSC 75, as recently applied in Midlothian Council v Blyth & Blyth  CSOH 29. It will also look at the corresponding provisions of the Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018 (not yet in force).
David Johnston QC practises at the Scottish Bar mainly in public and commercial law. He is the author of Prescription and Limitation (2nd edn, 2012). He is currently a part-time Commissioner of the Scottish Law Commission; his term of office there ends in early 2020.
Originally recorded on 21.11.19
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