Case archive



Helensburgh castle residents fail to challenge ejection decree obtained by trustee in sequestration

A reclaiming motion by two siblings who occupied a castle in Helensburgh against a decree ordering them to vacate the subjects following sequestration has been refused by the Inner House of the Court of Session.

Court of Session Inner House 3 August 2021

Inner House extends interdict banning sale of trade mark infringing Lidl gin to UK-wide order

The makers of Hendrick’s Gin have succeeded in extending the range of an interdict preventing a discount supermarket chain from selling a product that infringes on their trade mark to the whole of the UK after the chain brought a reclaiming motion to the Inner House of the Court of Session.

Court of Session Inner House 26 July 2021

Inner House rejects appeal by man who alleged noxious fumes from water treatment plant were entering his garden

A man who sought declarator of nuisance alleging that a waste water treatment plant near his house was creating noxious fumes in his garden has lost his appeal to the Inner House of the Court of Session.

Court of Session Inner House 14 July 2021

Inner House reverses tribunal decision that teacher who had indecent images on computer was unfairly dismissed

The Inner House of the Court of Session has allowed an appeal by an employer against a decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal to uphold grounds of appeal against a teacher’s dismissal following him being charged with possession of indecent images of children.

Court of Session Inner House 13 July 2021

Court of Session grants vexatious litigant order against former engineering company director

The Inner House of the Court of Session has granted a permanent vexatious litigant order against the former director of an engineering company after an application by the Lord Advocate.

Court of Session Inner House 6 July 2021

Inner House rules former owners of land acquired to build Aberdeen bypass entitled to compensation

An appeal by the Scottish Ministers against a decision by the Lands Tribunal for Scotland to award compensation to the former owner of land acquired in order to build the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route has been refused by the Inner House of the Court of Session.

Court of Session Inner House 28 June 2021

Inner House refuses asylum appeal by Pakistani student who claimed to be at risk because of his homosexuality

A Pakistani man who claimed he was at risk of persecution for being gay if he was deported has lost his appeal against a Lord Ordinary’s decision not to allow him an appeal against the decision of an immigration tribunal.

Court of Session Inner House 17 June 2021

Paisley man run over by bakery van while intoxicated wins appeal against dismissal of damages claim

A man who was run over by a bakery van while he was lying intoxicated in the middle of the road has successfully reclaimed against the decision of the Lord Ordinary that he was not entitled to damages in the Inner House of the Court of Session.

Court of Session Inner House 14 June 2021

Highland property owner fails to appeal refusal of judicial review petition against ratings authority

An owner of a property on the west coast of Scotland who claimed he was wrongly charged for ratings payments on the property has been unsuccessful in an appeal against the dismissal of a judicial review petition raised challenging the decision of the local authority’s ratings board.

Court of Session Inner House 14 May 2021

Telecoms operators successfully challenge Lands Tribunal decision not to permit termination of lease based on old statutory code

The operators of telecommunications equipment located on land leased from a North Lanarkshire farmer have successfully appealed against a Lands Tribunal for Scotland decision that there was no basis for the termination of an agreement based on a non-current statutory code before the Inner House of the Court of Session.

Court of Session Inner House 10 May 2021

Publishing company defrauded of over £193,000 fail to appeal decision that ex-employee was not liable for damages

A publishing company that was defrauded of over £193,000 as a result of a “whaling” scam has unsuccessfully reclaimed against a decision that its former credit controller was not liable for damages arising from her mistaken payment of the funds to the fraudsters.

Court of Session Inner House 5 May 2021

Independence campaigner loses appeal on Scottish Parliament’s competence to independently legislate for indyref2

A reclaiming motion by a campaigner for Scottish independence against a judge’s decision that his action seeking declarator that the Scottish Parliament could legislate for a second independence referendum without the consent of Westminster was premature and academic has been refused by the Inner House of the Court of Session.

Court of Session Inner House 4 May 2021

Owner of converted stable house in Fife loses appeal against parking servitude variation

An owner of a converted stable house in Elie, Fife, whose parking rights over a neighbouring property were altered to allow a new home to be constructed has unsuccessfully challenged the variation in the Inner House of the Court of Session.

Court of Session Inner House 21 April 2021

Probationary teacher with Asperger’s successfully challenges decision to remove him from teaching register

A probationary mathematics teacher with Asperger’s syndrome has had the decision to remove him from the teaching register set aside by the Inner House of the Court of Session.

Court of Session Inner House 3 March 2021

Venezuelan IT businessman allowed appeal in persecution asylum application

An IT company boss who was refused asylum after fleeing alleged persecution in Venezuela has successfully challenged the decision not to permit him to appeal the refusal to the Upper Tribunal.

Court of Session Inner House 26 February 2021