The Inner House of the Court of Session has ruled that a Lord Ordinary is not required to appoint an oral hearing when considering a request for judicial review of a decision by another Lord Ordinary to refuse a petition for judicial review.
Court of Session Inner House 2 July 2020
The Appeal Court of the High Court of Justiciary has quashed a verdict of guilty of culpable homicide returned against a co-accused in a murder case, replacing it with a verdict of guilty of assault.
Court of Session Inner House 26 June 2020
A Somalian national who sought asylum in the UK and had his petition for judicial review of the decision to reject his application refused has failed in his challenge that decision in the Inner House of the Court of Session.
Court of Session Inner House 10 June 2020
A tenant of a local authority housing site in Motherwell has successfully sought a review of the decision not to allow her to amend her pleadings in an action for damages against her landlords.
Court of Session Inner House 29 May 2020
A blogger who sued the former leader of the Scottish Labour Party for defamation for calling him “homophobic” in response to a tweet he had made about a Scottish Conservative Party MSP has had his appeal refused.
Court of Session Inner House 28 May 2020
A man who had an insurance policy in respect of commercial premises in Glasgow had has his appeal against a decision that his insurer was not bound to indemnify him refused.
Court of Session Inner House 21 May 2020
Oil company successfully restores former licensees to register of companies pending Texas court action
An oilfield tool manufacturing company has succeeded in its petition to restore its former licensees to the register of companies so that they could be the defendants in an action before the federal court of Texas in which they were the plaintiff.
Court of Session Inner House 19 May 2020
A property development firm has succeeded in appealing a decision of the Upper Tribunal for Scotland that they were considered the property factors of a building under the Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011 and were required to comply with the Property Factor Code of Conduct.
Court of Session Inner House 14 May 2020
A man currently detained in a psychiatric hospital has been refused permission to appeal a decision of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission regarding the service he received from a solicitor.
Court of Session Inner House 7 May 2020
An advocate who was alleged to have acted inappropriately in commercial proceedings regarding location-based dating apps has succeeded in having one of four complaints made against him quashed, with the other three remaining eligible for investigation.
Court of Session Inner House 4 May 2020
Chief Constable of Police Scotland not vicariously liable for psychiatric harm to ex-undercover officer
The Inner House of the Court of Session has granted decree of absolvitor to the Chief Constable of Police Scotland for the actions of a police officer towards a member of the public.
Court of Session Inner House 1 May 2020
A renewable energy firm that was held to be in breach of planning control in respect of a wind farm development has had its appeals to the Inner House of the Court of Session refused.
Court of Session Inner House 29 April 2020
A man who petitioned for judicial review of the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004 after being issued with a £40 fixed penalty notice has had his appeal against the refusal of his petition refused.
Court of Session Inner House 27 April 2020
The Inner House of the Court of Session has allowed an appeal on how affordable housing units subject to ‘golden share’ provisions ought to be valued for council tax purposes.
Court of Session Inner House 24 April 2020
A city council that refused to allow a developer to proceed with the development of a mixed-use site without complying with a condition of their original planning permission has had their appeal against a decision to allow it refused.
Court of Session Inner House 17 April 2020