Date of Decision: 1802
Abstract: Pursuer Robert Playfair, a lawyer, sought to recover the expenses he incurred while defending Robert Bisset. Bisset claimed that he never authorized Playfair to act as his attorney in the underlying dispute. Finding that both parties had acted in bad faith, the Lord Ordinary declined to award expenses, and Playfair petitioned for review.
Subjects: Interlocutors, Writer fees

Published Report

Not Reported

Litigants

Pursuer:
Robert Playfair
Defender:
Robert Bisset, Decedent's son and trustee

People or Organizations Associated with Case

Named in case documents:
Margaret Hutchison, Widow
Robert Bisset, Decedent
John Viscount of Arbuthnot
John Brown, Trustee
Alexander Fullarton, Trustee

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