Case archive



Judges reject tenant farmers’ application to appeal to UK Supreme Court over compensation claim for human rights breach

Tenant farmers who were seeking to challenge a decision to refuse to pay them compensation following ...

Court of Session Inner House — 5 October 2018

Homeowner loses appeal against recovery of property following decree by default over failure to repay loan

A homeowner who challenged a decree by default granted in favour of a bridging loan company which wa ...

Court of Session Inner House — 1 October 2018

Court of Session rules ‘Brexit’ revocation question can be referred to European Court of Justice

A question about whether the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) can be ...

Court of Session Inner House — 21 September 2018

Deportation of father-of-two convicted of drugs offences did not meet ‘high threshold’ for removal of EU national

The Home Secretary’s decision to deport a Polish father-of-two following drink-drivi ...

Court of Session Inner House — 10 September 2018

Iranian asylum seekers win appeal for rehearing of religious persecution claims after tribunals ‘disregarded’ churchgoers’ evidence

Two Iranian nationals whose claims for asylum based on their fear of persecution arising out of thei ...

Court of Session Inner House — 3 September 2018

Appeal Court warns against judges praising party litigants’ opponents to avoid ‘perception of bias’

Judges should refrain from praising legal practitioners in their judgments in order to avoid any per ...

Court of Session Inner House — 24 August 2018

Damages claim by relatives of asbestos victim to be determined by Scots law, appeal judges rule

The family of a mechanical fitter who died of an asbestos-related illness in England after inhaling ...

Court of Session Inner House — 23 August 2018

Drugs offence accused fails in legal challenge against admissibility of evidence recovered following ‘forced entry’ into property

A man accused of being concerned in the supply of heroin who challenged the admissibility of evidenc ...

Court of Session Inner House — 21 August 2018

Malaysian asylum-seeker granted leave to challenge decision to reject ‘fresh claim’ over fear of religious persecution

A Malaysian national seeking asylum in the UK who claimed that she was the victim of violence in her ...

Court of Session Inner House — 9 August 2018

Appeal Court exercises ‘dispensing power’ to overrule decision on invalidity of unsigned citation

A failure to sign a form of citation does not render service of a summons incurably valid and can be ...

Court of Session Inner House — 30 July 2018

Challenge to registration of croft rejected as applicant was not a person ‘aggrieved’

Appeal judges have upheld a Scottish Land Court ruling to dismiss an application seeking t ...

Court of Session Inner House — 27 July 2018

SLCC decision to dismiss complaint against solicitor as ‘vexatious’ upheld by appeal judges

A disgruntled client whose complaint against a lawyer was dismissed as “vexatious” has h ...

Court of Session Inner House — 24 July 2018

Edinburgh Tram Inquiry: Court rejects construction company’s appeal against release of ‘commercially sensitive’ reports

A construction company involved in the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry which challenged a decision by the inq ...

Court of Session Inner House — 17 July 2018

Man jailed over possession of indecent images of children has sexual offences prevention order quashed

A man who was sentenced to two years and three months’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to t ...

Court of Session Inner House — 12 July 2018

Pakistani man refused residence in UK over ‘sham marriage’ wins appeal

A Pakistani man married to a Polish citizen whose application for residence in the United Kingdom wa ...

Court of Session Inner House — 2 July 2018