Case archive

Former SNP councillor awarded £40,000 damages for defamation over false ‘racism’ claim

A former SNP councillor has been awarded £40,000 in damages after raising a defamation action against a party activist who falsely accused her of racism.

Court of Session Outer House 20 December 2018

HMRC succeeds in action to recover payment of ‘unlawful state aid’ granted to shale exploration company

The Crown has succeeded in an action to recover over £1 million worth of unlawful and incompatible state aid granted to a company in the form of exemption from payment of aggregates levy of the commercial exploitation of shale and shale spoil.

Court of Session Outer House 20 April 2018

Widow sues security company for damages over death of husband following assault by bouncer

A widow whose husband died after being choked by a pub bouncer has won a legal battle against insurers after suing the door steward’s former employers for damages.

Court of Session Outer House 9 April 2018

Family of fatal road traffic accident victim sue driver of vehicle for negligence

The family of a man who died in a road traffic accident after a car driven by his partner crashed into another vehicle are to be awarded damages.

Court of Session Outer House 7 September 2017

Injured golfer’s case against club board members dismissed as ‘irrelevant’

A golfer who was seriously injured when he fell into a manhole on a course has had an action for damages against his fellow club members dismissed.

Court of Session Outer House 6 January 2017

Deeds signed by woman disposing of properties reduced on grounds of ‘facility and circumvention’ and ‘undue influence’ of sons

The son of a woman who signed deeds disposing of three properties to her other two sons has been granted decrees of reduction on the grounds of “facility and circumvention” and by “undue influence” exercised over his late mother by his brothers.

Court of Session Outer House 29 January 2016