Two social workers who were found in contempt of court for failing to comply with a child contact order made by a sheriff have successfully appealed to have the decision quashed.
Court of Session Inner House — 30 March 2015
A pedicab driver who successfully challenged a Scottish local authority’s refusal to grant him a rickshaw licence has seen the decision overturned after the council successfully appealed to the Inner House of the Court of Session.
Court of Session Inner House — 19 March 2015
The man found guilty of the “limbs in the loch” murder has had an appeal against a decision of the Scottish Information Commissioner concerning a freedom of information request he made to the Scottish Prison Service refused.
Court of Session Inner House — 5 March 2015
Judges refuse pig owner’s appeal against decision to allow council to take animals into care before sale
The owner of an abandoned heard of pigs and flock of hens has failed in an appeal against a sheriff’s decision to allow a Scottish local authority to take the animals into care and sell them.
Court of Session Inner House — 20 February 2015
Unhappy client cannot re-raise damages action against former solicitors after lawyer settled claim on his behalf
A disgruntled client who sued his former solicitors for damages but learned that a lawyer acting on his behalf had settled the action without his authority has failed in an appeal against a decision to absolve his former solicitors from further proceedings.
Court of Session Inner House — 23 January 2015
The owners of a pub which had its licence revoked following several incidents of illegal drug use and public disorder have lost an appeal against the decision.
Court of Session Inner House — 19 January 2015
A chef who was injured when a wardrobe pole fell on him while he was staying in a lodge provided by his employers at a holiday park where he worked has had an action for damages refused.
Court of Session Inner House — 15 January 2015
The Inner House of the Court of Session has published a judgment in a case which raised the issue of the extent to which a pursuer requires to establish his own title to land in circumstances where a defender whom he is trying to remove does not have any title but avers that the land may be owned by a third party.
Court of Session Inner House — 14 January 2015
A landlord who was forced to go to the Inner House of the Court of Session to defend his property rights has been awarded expenses from the Lord Advocate after judges ruled that he had been “unavoidably drawn” into a “costly and prolonged litigation”.
Court of Session Inner House — 7 January 2015