Case archive



Contempt of court case against Dave King to proceed after judge rejects Rangers chairman’s competency challenge

A contempt of court action against the chairman of Rangers Football Club over his alleged breach of ...

Court of Session Outer House — 15 November 2018

Police officers launch legal challenge against chief constable over misconduct proceedings raised following recovery of private ‘WhatsApp’ messages

A group of ten police officers against whom misconduct proceedings were raised after a detective inv ...

Court of Session Outer House — 14 November 2018

Chinese man who claimed he was a modern slave fails in judicial review of decision to reject human trafficking victim claim

A Chinese national whose claim that he was a victim of human trafficking was rejected has had a lega ...

Court of Session Outer House — 5 November 2018

Family awarded £100,000 damages following fatal road traffic accident outside home

A family has been awarded £100,000 damages following a fatal road traffic accident involving a ...

Court of Session Outer House — 24 October 2018

Court of Session finds in favour of homeless petitioner in judicial review

A homeless man who was evicted for rent arrears has successfully argued that a decision to the effec ...

Court of Session Outer House — 23 October 2018

EEA national’s cousin in law not entitled to live in UK as ‘extended family member’, judge rules

An Indian man who claimed he had a right to live in the UK based on the fact his “cousin in la ...

Court of Session Outer House — 28 September 2018

Time-barred damages claim dismissed due to solicitors’ problems with service of summons

A damages claim for personal injuries arising out of a road traffic accident has been dismissed afte ...

Court of Session Outer House — 27 September 2018

Grandmother successfully challenges Home Secretary’s decision to dismiss UK family life claim as ‘clearly unfounded’

A grandmother from St Lucia whose application for leave to remain in the United Kingdom on the basis ...

Court of Session Outer House — 13 September 2018

Rangers administrators’ damages claims against Lord Advocate for ‘wrongful prosecution’ to proceed to full hearing

One of the former administrators of Rangers Football Club Plc who is suing the Chief Constable ...

Court of Session Outer House — 7 September 2018

Family of fatal heart attack victim fail in negligence claim over GP’s failure to call ambulance

The family of a woman who died from a heart attack an hour after a doctor visited her at home and fa ...

Court of Session Outer House — 5 September 2018

Family of asbestos victim granted full hearing in damages claim against executor of estate of partner in former employer

The family of a painter and decorator who died of an asbestos-related condition have been granted a ...

Court of Session Outer House — 30 August 2018

Former fiscal granted full hearing in £1.3m damages claim against Lord Advocate for ‘stress at work’

A former procurator fiscal who is suing Scotland’s top law officer for £1.3 million for ...

Court of Session Outer House — 28 August 2018

Nigerian entrepreneur successfully challenges Home Secretary’s removal decision

A Nigerian entrepreneur who was granted leave to remain in the UK has successfully challenged a Home ...

Court of Session Outer House — 22 August 2018

Family awarded damages from ‘negligent’ doctor after fatal heart attack

The family of a man who died from a heart attack after his GP failed to diagnose his health problems ...

Court of Session Outer House — 17 August 2018

Judge dismisses legal challenge against Scots law approving abortions at home

Campaigners who claimed that legislation allowing woman to terminate pregnancies by taking abortion ...

Court of Session Outer House — 16 August 2018