Tommy Sheridan is entitled to interest on the £200,000 damages he was awarded following his successful defamation action against the publishers of the News of the World, at the judicial rate of 8% per year from the date of the jury’s verdict in 2006 until the principal sum was paid in 2017, appeal judges have ruled.
Court of Session Inner House — 12 December 2018
Children’s hearing’s decision that half-brother was not a ‘relevant person’ did not breach his human rights
A decision that a boy was not a “relevant person” for the purposes of attending a children’s hearing concerning his baby half-sister did not breach the older child’s human rights, appeal judges have ruled.
Court of Session Inner House — 27 November 2018
Property owner’s damages action against RBS dismissed after Court of Session rules claim had prescribed
A property owner who sued the Royal Bank of Scotland for breach of contract over the mortgage lender’s early termination and demand for repayment of three loans has had his £160,000 damages action against bank dismissed following an appeal.
Court of Session Inner House — 16 November 2018
The UK government has had an application for permission to appeal to the UK Supreme Court against the decision to refer the question of whether the Article 50 notification to leave the EU can be unilaterally revoked to the Court of Justice of the European Union refused.
Court of Session Inner House — 9 November 2018
A Turkish national who was seeking leave to remain in the UK as the spouse of his Scottish wife has successfully appealed against the decision to refuse his application.
Court of Session Inner House — 30 October 2018
A judge should not become a party litigant’s law agent and advise on procedural matters when dealing with applications to appeal, the Court of Session has ruled.
Court of Session Inner House — 29 October 2018
A man found guilty of attempted murder after fire-bombing two houses in a revenge attack following an assault on his younger brother has had an appeal against conviction rejected.
Court of Session Inner House — 25 October 2018
Judges reject tenant farmers’ application to appeal to UK Supreme Court over compensation claim for human rights breach
Court of Session Inner House — 5 October 2018
Homeowner loses appeal against recovery of property following decree by default over failure to repay loan
Court of Session Inner House — 1 October 2018
A question about whether the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) can be revoked should be answered by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the Inner House of the Court of Session has ruled.
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-driving and drugs offences has been overturned after appeal judges ruled that the “high threshold” for the removal of an EU national had not been met.
Court of Session Inner House — 10 September 2018
Iranian asylum seekers win appeal for rehearing of religious persecution claims after tribunals ‘disregarded’ churchgoers’ evidence
Court of Session Inner House — 3 September 2018
Court of Session Inner House — 24 August 2018
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
Court of Session Inner House — 21 August 2018