Banker’s Court of Session damages appeal over failure of Court of Appeal to refer case to ECJ dismissed
A Singapore-based banker who raised an action for damages in Scotland following a refusal by the Court of Appeal in London to refer a question of EU law to the European Court of Justice, after his claim for unfair dismissal in the UK employment tribunal was rejected on the grounds that the tribunal lacked jurisdiction, has had an application for permission to appeal to the Court of Session dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House 4 July 2019
A Reporter for the Scottish Ministers was found to have erred in law by accepting without question the findings of the planning authority regarding the quantity of effective housing land supply in the area.
Court of Session Inner House 24 June 2019
A mental health nurse who was struck-off has had an application to appeal against the decision rejected because it was lodged six days after the expiry of the statutory time limit.
Court of Session Inner House 12 June 2019
A solicitor who claimed that a series of complaints made against her should have been rejected as “totally without merit” or “vexatious” has successfully appealed against decisions by the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission to remit the claims to the Law Society of Scotland for investigation.
Court of Session Inner House 10 June 2019
A businessman who challenged a Scottish judge’s decision to grant a decree ordering him to conform to a Hong Kong High Court ruling that he make a payout to a former associate has had his appeal dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House 30 May 2019
Campaigners who claimed that legislation allowing women to terminate pregnancies by taking abortion pills at home is “unlawful” have had their appeal rejected.
Court of Session Inner House 23 May 2019
An Iraqi national of Kurdish ethnicity whose claim for asylum in the UK was refused will have his case reconsidered after appealing against the decision.
Court of Session Inner House 22 May 2019
A vulnerable woman who was made the subject of a hospital-based care and treatment order has had an application to prevent disclosure of her identity dismissed by appeal judges.
Court of Session Inner House 17 May 2019
A house-builder has successfully appealed against a Scottish local authority’s decision to refuse planning permission for a new residential development.
Court of Session Inner House 16 May 2019
Appeal judges reject single parent asylum seekers’ legal challenge over ‘mean spirited’ cuts to financial support
Two single parent asylum seekers who claimed that the reduction in the level of financial support available to them was “unlawful” have had their appeal rejected.
Court of Session Inner House 9 May 2019
A disgruntled litigant whose complaints against a Scots lawyer and a law firm were rejected as time-barred has had an appeal against the decision dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House 30 April 2019
Tommy Sheridan has failed in an appeal to have his perjury conviction referred to the High Court of Justiciary to consider whether he suffered a “miscarriage of justice”.
Court of Session Inner House 15 April 2019
A businessman who raised a series of “hopelessly irrelevant” and “incompetent” legal actions after being sequestrated for failing to pay his council tax has been declared a “vexatious litigant”.
Court of Session Inner House 27 March 2019
A widow whose husband died after being choked by a pub bouncer is entitled to an insurance payout after appeal judges dismissed an appeal by insurers of the door steward’s former employers.
Court of Session Inner House 25 February 2019
A Syrian asylum-seeker whose challenge to removal to Bulgaria on human rights grounds was dismissed as “clearly unfounded” has successfully appealed against the decision.
Court of Session Inner House 21 February 2019