Case archive



Former tenant with learning difficulties has rent arrears application remitted to First-tier Tribunal 

The Inner House of the Court of Session has allowed an appeal by a former tenant with severe learning difficulties against a payment order for rent arrears made against her and remitted her case back to the First-tier Tribunal Housing and Property Chamber. 

Court of Session Inner House 10 February 2021

Aberdeen IT firm successfully challenges dismissal of its complaints made against solicitors  

An Aberdeen-based IT company has successfully appealed against a decision of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission after it dismissed a complaint the company made against a firm of solicitors that it had instructed.

Court of Session Inner House 22 January 2021

Inner House allows judicial review of decision to refuse Indian woman’s visitor visa application 

An Indian woman who challenged a decision not to grant her judicial review of the decision to refuse her a UK visitor’s visa has had her appeal allowed by a 2-1 majority in the Inner House of the Court of Session. 

Court of Session Inner House 27 November 2020

Prisoner granted permission to challenge refusal of escorted day absence to see ill grandmother

A convicted prisoner who had multiple applications for escorted day absence to see his grandmother refused has been allowed to proceed with a petition for judicial review of decisions of the Deputy Governor to refuse his EDA requests.

Court of Session Inner House 19 October 2020

Glasses company loses appeal against timebar decision on 2005 VAT assessment

A glasses company that appealed against decisions and assessments of HM Revenue and Customs from 2005 to 2008 has failed to challenge the decision of the Upper Tribunal in respect of a timebar issue in relation to VAT assessments from 2005. 

Court of Session Inner House 10 September 2020

Lothian valuation board wins appeal over council tax on ‘golden share’ affordable housing

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

Committee erred in deleting dwelling house from valuation list during renovation work

An assessor who challenged a decision by a valuation appeal committee to remove a property from a council tax valuation list on the basis that it was no longer a dwelling house has successfully appealed against the determination.

Court of Session Inner House 31 October 2017