A legal action seeking a court order to force the Prime Minister to write a letter requesting a Brexit extension in the event that no deal has been agreed between the UK and the EU has been dismissed after a judge ruled that it was not required.
Court of Session Outer House 8 October 2019
A commercial property landlord has been granted a court order requiring a tenant to leave the premises after a judge ruled that the notice to terminate the lease, which gave a period of just under six months, was valid under common law.
Court of Session Outer House 4 October 2019
A contractor which claimed the Scottish government acted unlawfully in giving taxpayers' money to a competitor in the purchase of a Highland industrial yard has had a £25 million damages action dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 30 September 2019
‘Openly gay’ asylum seeker’s fresh claim to remain in UK due to ‘risk of persecution’ in Zimbabwe dismissed
A Zimbabwean asylum seeker whose human rights claim to remain in the UK was refused by the Home Secretary has had an application for judicial review of a decision that he had not made a fresh claim to remain in the country dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 19 September 2019
A legal challenge by a cross-party group of parliamentarians against the proposed suspension of the UK Parliament ahead of “Brexit day” has been dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 4 September 2019
A legal challenge brought by a cross-party group of parliamentarians to temporarily halt the effect of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s advice to Her Majesty the Queen to shut down the UK Parliament ahead of “Brexit day” has been rejected.
Court of Session Outer House 30 August 2019
A construction company which is being sued for £3.8 million by a hotelier following a contractual dispute has successfully challenged a court ruling preventing it from having the case resolved by adjudication.
Court of Session Outer House 21 August 2019
A party to an arbitration which was seeking to challenge an arbitrator’s award on the basis of an alleged “legal error” has had an application for leave to appeal against the decision refused. A judge in t
Court of Session Outer House 20 August 2019
A couple from Falkirk have succeeded in getting a proof before answer in their case against a whisky company.
Court of Session Outer House 16 August 2019
Prisoner who applied for early release on ground of previously successful curfew has judicial review petition refused
A short-term prisoner who was refused early release under Home Detention Curfew (HDC) under the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993 has had his petition against the decision rejected.
Court of Session Outer House 13 August 2019
A couple who claimed their company’s solicitor had been negligent in his conduct during a purchase transaction have failed to establish negligence.
Court of Session Outer House 8 August 2019
An Indian man whose application for leave to remain in the UK based on his marriage to a British woman was refused has successfully challenged the decision.
Court of Session Outer House 26 July 2019
Judge dismisses long-term prisoner’s legal challenge over failure to allow maximum 180-day home detention curfew
A long-term prisoner who claimed that the prison authorities acted “unlawfully” in failing to progress his application for home detention curfew has had his legal challenge dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 24 July 2019
A French national whose application for homelessness assistance was rejected by a Scottish local authority has had a petition for judicial review of the decision dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 23 July 2019
Police officer facing misconduct proceedings over sexual assault conviction loses legal claim for medical discharge
A police officer found guilty of sexual offences whose application to retire on the grounds of permanent disablement was refused by the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) has had a legal challenge against the decision dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 11 July 2019