A Scots lawyer who claimed that the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission acted “ultra vires” in unilaterally raising a complaint against him for has successfully challenged the decision.
Court of Session Outer House 2 March 2020
A Nigerian national who lodged a human right claim to remain in the UK with members of her extended family has successfully challenged a decision to refuse her application to appeal.
Court of Session Outer House 25 February 2020
Court grants motion to enforce adjudicator’s £4m damages decision in dispute over school construction project
A company set up to deliver a number of new schools and community centres in North Lanarkshire that sued a construction company over defects in the development of one of the building projects has been granted a court order to enforce an adjudicator’s decision in its favour.
Court of Session Outer House 20 February 2020
A property developer who claimed that a Scottish local authority’s decision to demolish a leisure centre was “unlawful” has had his legal challenge dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 14 February 2020
Afghan student’s application for indefinite leave to remain dismissed, but judge calls on Home Office to reconsider
A student from Afghanistan who has lived in the UK for more than five years has had a legal challenge against a decision to refuse her application for indefinite leave to remain dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 11 February 2020
A prisoner who claimed that prison authorities breached his human rights by opening a letter addressed to him has had his petition for judicial review dismissed as “incompetent”.
Court of Session Outer House 4 February 2020
It is understood that the firm will be seeking leave to appeal. The success fee provisions of an agreement between a Scottish law firm and its clients in a multi-million pound co
Court of Session Outer House 30 January 2020
Fishing association fails in legal challenge over ‘unfair’ compensation scheme for salmon catching ban
A Scottish fishing association which claimed that a continued prohibition on catching salmon in coastal waters and a compensation scheme introduced to support affected farmers were unlawful has had its legal challenge dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 27 January 2020
A prisoner who claimed that the prison authorities breached his human rights by failing to provide him with rehabilitation has had a claim for £10,000 damages dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 22 January 2020
A plumber who injured his arm while playing football over 16 years ago has been awarded more than £540,000 in damages after a Scottish health board admitted liability over its “negligent diagnosis and treatment” of the injury.
Court of Session Outer House 17 January 2020
An oil and gas company has been granted a court order to prohibit environmental campaigners from carrying out protests on four offshore installations in the North Sea.
Court of Session Outer House 16 January 2020
Scottish council acted ‘unlawfully’ by failing to consult over closure of day centre for disabled adults
The father of a man with severe physical and learning disabilities has successfully challenged a Scottish local authority’s decision to close an adult day care centre, after a judge found that the council acted “unlawfully” by failing to consult users who relied on the service.
Court of Session Outer House 9 January 2020
The three-month time limit for raising judicial review proceedings begins on the date when the decision under challenge is made and not when the party seeking to bring the action is notified of the decision.
Court of Session Outer House 8 January 2020
A passenger on a coach which careered off a road and down an embankment at the “Rest and Be Thankful” has had a personal injury action for £15,000 damages rejected.
Court of Session Outer House 19 December 2019
Scots lawyer’s legal challenge against disciplinary tribunal’s expenses award dismissed as ‘incompetent’
A Scots lawyer found guilty of “professional misconduct” who was ordered to pay the legal expenses of the proceedings on an “agent and client” scale has had a legal challenge against the decision dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 17 December 2019