Case archive



Sheriff Appeal Court finds sheriff unfairly divided property in divorce appeal

The former husband of a woman who sought divorce on the grounds of unreasonable behaviour has succeeded in appealing the manner in which the matrimonial property was divided. 

Sheriff Appeal Court 29 September 2020

Domestic abuser loses appeal against ‘unwanted’ non-harassment order

A man convicted of assaulting his partner has failed in an appeal against a sheriff’s decision to impose a non-harassment order.

Sheriff Appeal Court 17 March 2020

Sheriffs erred in refusing decree in absence for breach of conditional car sale agreement

A lender which sued two customers for payment of outstanding sums due on car sale agreements has successfully appealed against decisions to refuse to grant decree in their favour after the actions were undefended.

Sheriff Appeal Court 23 December 2019

Proprietors sued for payment of property maintenance charge win appeal as real burdens clause ‘void for uncertainty’

Homeowners who were ordered by a court to pay a proportion of the cost of maintaining the amenity grounds in their housing scheme after being sued by an estate and land management company have successfully challenged the decision.

Sheriff Appeal Court 20 December 2019

‘Road rage’ motorist loses appeal against dangerous driving conviction

A motorist found guilty of “dangerous driving” after overtaking a camper van before slamming on the brakes and forcing the other driver to perform an “emergency stop” has failed in an appeal against his conviction.

Sheriff Appeal Court 19 August 2019