Inner House declines to direct that trustee of £1.35 million estate can leave part of it to charity with similar name to non-existent one named in will
The Inner House of the Court of Session has refused to direct that the sole executor of a late South African woman who left part of her estate to charity can donate it to a charity with a similar name to a non-existent one named in the will.
Court of Session Inner House 6 September 2021
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 Reporter for the Scottish Ministers was found to have erred in law by accepting without question the findings of the planning authority regarding the quantity of effective housing land supply in the area.
Court of Session Inner House 24 June 2019
A disgruntled litigant whose complaints against a Scots lawyer and a law firm were rejected as time-barred has had an appeal against the decision dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House 30 April 2019
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
Court of Session Inner House 2 July 2018
Man convicted of historical rape of sister and cousin wins appeal against ‘excessive’ nine-year sentence
Court of Session Inner House 17 May 2018
Thousands of current and former employees involved in an equal pay dispute with Scotland’s largest local authority have successfully challenged the council’s job salary re-grading scheme after complaining that the process was “fundamentally flawed”.
Court of Session Inner House 21 August 2017
A motorcyclist who had his leg amputated following a late night road traffic accident in which he crashed into a milk tanker that was lit up “better than a Christmas tree” was more to blame than the driver of the other vehicle, appeal judges have ruled.
Court of Session Inner House 16 May 2016
Scots lawyer who accepted offer to settle ‘slopping out’ claim without client’s instruction fails in appeal against ‘professional misconduct’ ruling
A Scots lawyer who was found to have acted in a “reckless and cavalier manner” by accepting an offer to settle a “slopping out” claim on behalf of a prisoner client for whom he was no longer instructed to act has failed in a challenge to a tribunal’s finding that he was guilty of “professional misconduct”.
Court of Session Inner House 7 January 2016
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
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