Case archive



Unrepresented father’s application to appeal adoption order refused after ‘default’ ruling

A father who was seeking to challenge a sheriff’s decision to make an adoption order in respect of ...

Court of Session Inner House — 18 April 2018

EEA national convicted of vandalism wins appeal against ‘disproportionate’ deportation order

An EEA national who was set to be removed from the UK after being convicted of vandalism has success ...

Court of Session Inner House — 17 April 2018

Motorist who challenged accident damages award over ‘dishonest claim’ loses appeal

A motorist who reversed his car into another vehicle but claimed that the other driver “exaggerate ...

Court of Session Inner House — 16 April 2018

Judges publish reasons for rejecting Rangers chairman’s appeal against court order to make £11m share offer

Appeal judges have published their reasons for rejecting a challenge by the chairman of Rangers Foot ...

Court of Session Inner House — 13 April 2018

Judge rejects motion to allow ‘time-barred’ damages claim for accident in 1965 to proceed

A man who claimed he was struck by a car when he was a primary school boy more than 50 years ago in ...

Court of Session Outer House — 12 April 2018

Energy company wins appeal in £130m damages claim against contractor over hydroelectric scheme tunnel collapse

An energy company which was seeking £130 million in damages from an engineering contractor followin ...

Court of Session Inner House — 11 April 2018

Housing association tenant’s appeal for ‘right to buy’ property dismissed

A housing association tenant whose application to purchase her home under “right to buy” legisla ...

Court of Session Inner House — 10 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 insure ...

Court of Session Outer House — 9 April 2018

Conviction of man who posted image of swastika-adorned Himmler upheld by ECtHR

A man who was arrested and convicted of using symbols of unconstitutional organisations after he pos ...

6 April 2018

Anglers win right to sue Scottish Water over river acid spill

An angling group has won a legal battle to sue Scottish Water over a spillage of high-purity acid ...

Sheriff Appeal Court — 4 April 2018

Consecutive sentence imposed for breach of CPO and domestic assault was ‘incompetent’

A man who was sentenced to five-and-a-half months’ imprisonment for assaulting his wife with one m ...

Sheriff Appeal Court — 3 April 2018

Speeding motorist who challenged whether police warning was given ‘at the time of the offence’ loses appeal against dangerous driving conviction

A man found guilty of dangerous driving who claimed that there was “insufficient evidence” to co ...

Sheriff Appeal Court — 29 March 2018

Appeal Court dismisses council’s damages claim against architects over failed social housing development

A Scottish local authority which raised an action for £12 million in damages over the loss of a soc ...

Court of Session Inner House — 28 March 2018

Estate owner loses appeal in dispute with national park authority over public access rights to land

The owners of a Scottish estate who were seeking to challenge a decision to the effect that they had ...

Court of Session Inner House — 27 March 2018

Council breached Equality Act over failures in supporting autistic child’s return to education

A Scottish local authority which failed to provide an adequate plan to support an autistic child’s ...

Court of Session Inner House — 26 March 2018