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Scottish Land Court

Guidance for Court users

If you are thinking of bringing a case before the Court without the help of a lawyer, you may find the DIY Guide to Litigation presented in this section useful. You may also like to refer to the Glossary.

This is a detailed guide. Some of the material is a little complicated. Although we have taken advantage of the web to set it out in this electronic form it was written to be read like a book. We think that if you are involved in a litigation it would be sensible to download and print the Portable Document Format (PDF) version:

DIY Guide to Litigation (65 pages, approx. 340 Kbytes)


Although this guide has been prepared by experienced litigators working at the Court, it has no official status. It is not to be read as if it was a decision of the Court itself. It is not, in any way, a substitute for the Rules of Court. It is simply a guide.

Read the Guide online »