A couple who sued a Scots lawyer over the solicitor’s allegedly “negligent” advice in their purchase of a petrol station have had an appeal against a judge’s decision to dismiss their claim rejected.
Court of Session Inner House 18 March 2020
Land at Stornoway Airport is to be sold to a residential property developer after Highlands and Islands Airport (HIA) successfully challenged a Scottish Land Court ruling that the disputed areas remained subject to crofting tenure.
Court of Session Inner House 4 March 2020
Death by driving motorist’s £500,000 damages appeal against GP over prescription drugs which ‘caused black-out’ dismissed
A motorist found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving who claimed that he “blacked out” behind the wheel as a result of medication he was prescribed has had a £500,000 damages action against his GP dismissed following an appeal.
Court of Session Inner House 21 February 2020
A woman who sued her former partner for more than £40,000 following the sale of their jointly owned home, claiming that he had agreed not to take his share of the property if their relationship ended, has had her “unjustified enrichment” action rejected by appeal judges.
Court of Session Inner House 6 February 2020
The family of a woman who was killed in a road traffic accident have been granted a jury trial in a civil action against the motorist who was found guilty of causing her death by dangerous driving.
Court of Session Inner House 5 February 2020
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
Rangers administrators’ £14 million damages claims against Lord Advocate for ‘malicious prosecution’ to proceed to full hearing
Two former administrators of Rangers Football Club Plc who are suing the Chief Constable of Police Scotland and the Lord Advocate for £14 million in damages over their alleged “wrongful arrest, detention and prosecution” have successfully challenged a decision that Scotland’s top law officer was “immune” from civil action.
Court of Session Inner House 31 October 2019
An appeal court ruling in a legal action seeking a court order to force the Prime Minister to write a letter requesting a Brexit extension in the event that no deal has been agreed between the UK and the EU has been put on hold.
Court of Session Inner House 10 October 2019
First Division of Court of Session reaffirms notion of equivalent rights in allowing appeal on interpretation of collateral warranties
A contractor which was sued by a bank over its alleged “defective design and construction” of a retail development car park which flooded has successfully appealed against a judge’s decision that the claim against it was not time-barred because the action had been raised within five years of the parties signing a collateral warranty.
Court of Session Inner House 17 September 2019
The Prime Minister’s advice to HM The Queen that parliamentary business at Westminster should be suspended for five weeks in the run up to “Brexit” undermined a “central pillar” of the constitution that the Government was accountable to Parliament.
Court of Session Inner House 13 September 2019
The Prime Minister’s advice to HM the Queen that the United Kingdom Parliament should be prorogued for five weeks in the run up to “Brexit” was “unlawful”, the Inner House of the Court of Session has ruled in a judgment whose full version will be published on Friday 13 September.
Court of Session Inner House 11 September 2019
A sheriff may rely on facts established at a hearing on a ground of referral before a Children’s Hearing when considering an application for a permanence order, appeal judges have ruled.
Court of Session Inner House 29 August 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 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
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