Case archive



Scottish Water ordered to pay homeowners £220,000 over property destroyed by sinkhole

A couple whose home was demolished after a water main burst in their garden and caused a sinkhole to ...

Court of Session Outer House — 16 July 2018

Family of asbestos victim awarded £360,000 damages 

The family of an office worker who died from a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos are to be award ...

Court of Session Outer House — 13 July 2018

‘Limbs in the loch’ killer fails in legal bid to purchase personal prison laptop

A prisoner who challenged a decision to refuse his request for permission to purchase a personal lap ...

Court of Session Outer House — 11 July 2018

Party litigant refused permission to appeal to Court of Session in damages claim against RBS

A multiple property owner who raised an action for damages against a bank which was dismissed as &ld ...

Court of Session Outer House — 6 July 2018

Tommy Sheridan fails in legal challenge for review of perjury conviction

Tommy Sheridan has had a legal challenge against a decision by the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Co ...

Court of Session Outer House — 22 June 2018

Historical child sex abuse victims awarded £200,000 damages

A man who was found guilty of sexually abusing his step-daughter and her cousin over a number of yea ...

Court of Session Outer House — 21 June 2018

Legal challenge against ‘fracking’ ban fails after judge rules no prohibition in place

A petition seeking judicial review of the Scottish Government’s purported ban on “fracki ...

Court of Session Outer House — 19 June 2018

Rape victim wins legal challenge against tribunal decision to reject claim for criminal injuries compensation

A woman who was raped in the 1960s but did not report the incident to police until nearly 50 years l ...

Court of Session Outer House — 14 June 2018

Judge rejects request to refer article 50 revocation question to European Court of Justice

A request for a reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union for a ruling on the question ...

Court of Session Outer House — 8 June 2018

Asylum seeker’s ‘fresh claim’ challenge based on third party report dismissed

A Chinese asylum seeker who sought to challenge a decision by the Home Office to refuse to treat her ...

Court of Session Outer House — 7 June 2018

Employment tribunal claimants can raise parallel proceedings for diligence on the dependence, judge rules

A woman awaiting a £75,000 payout following a successful employment tribunal case against her ...

Court of Session Outer House — 4 June 2018

Widow’s legal action against son and daughter-in-law over sale of family home dismissed

A widow who sued her son and daughter-in-law following a dispute over the sale of the former family ...

Court of Session Outer House — 22 May 2018

Edinburgh Tram Inquiry: Court rejects construction company’s challenge to release of ‘commercially sensitive’ reports

A construction company involved in the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry which challenged a decision by the inq ...

Court of Session Outer House — 9 May 2018

Man sentenced to 10 months imprisonment for breach of interdicts

At the Court of Session this morning, Lord Doherty sentenced Paul Mackenzie to 10 months imprisonmen ...

Court of Session Outer House — 8 January 2015

Father wins legal fight to prevent former partner taking daughter to live in Northern Cyprus

A father-of-one has successfully challenged an attempt by his former partner to remove their daughte ...

Court of Session Outer House — 24 April 2018