Case archive



Outer House allows proof before answer in Berwickshire castle sale dispute

The Outer House of the Court of Session has continued a case involving a dispute based on the sale of a castle in Berwickshire and accompanying barony to allow the parties a proof before answer.

Court of Session Outer House 1 July 2020

Foreign businessman wins permission to appeal for indefinite leave to remain in tax discrepancy case over ‘blatant error of law’

A Nigerian businessman who was refused indefinite leave to remain in the UK despite living here for more than a decade due to tax discrepancies has been granted permission to appeal against the decision to refuse his application.

Court of Session Outer House 22 November 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

Widow fails in damages claim in medical negligence case against health board following husband’s death in A&E

The family of a man who died in hospital after being admitted to the accident and emergency department have failed in their claim for damages despite the health board accepting that its staff were “negligent”.

Court of Session Outer House 20 September 2017