Case archive



Scottish court damages claim by relatives of asbestos victim to be determined by English law

The family of a mechanical fitter who died of an asbestos-related illness in England after inhaling ...

Court of Session Outer House — 23 March 2018

‘Death row’ dogs saved from destruction by appeal court

Two dogs that were sentenced to death for being “dangerously out of control” have been given a s ...

Sheriff Appeal Court — 21 March 2018

Appeal judges grant permission to proceed in legal challenge over revocability of Article 50

A petition seeking judicial review of the United Kingdom Government’s “position” on the revoca ...

Court of Session Inner House — 20 March 2018

‘Fugitive from justice’ who regretted sacking lawyer loses appeal against extradition

A man who was seeking to challenge a sheriff’s decision to order his extradition to Poland on the ...

High Court of Justiciary — 19 March 2018

Man who sexually abused two boys in ‘mutual corroboration’ case loses appeal against conviction

A man who was sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment after being found guilty of a series of sexua ...

High Court of Justiciary — 16 March 2018

‘Flasher’ wins appeal against ‘excessive’ custodial sentence

A “flasher” who was sentenced to a total of three years’ imprisonment for breaching community ...

High Court of Justiciary — 15 March 2018

Man with child porn ‘obsession’ wins appeal against imposition of extended sentence

A man with an “uncontrollable obsession” with child pornography who was given an extended senten ...

High Court of Justiciary — 14 March 2018

Appellants who failed to appear for challenge to Traffic Commissioner ruling have case dismissed

A father and daughter who were seeking leave to appeal a tribunal decision but failed to turn up to ...

Court of Session Inner House — 13 March 2018

Husband jailed for culpable homicide over ‘mercy killing’ of terminally wife admonished following appeal

A father-of-two who was sentenced to four years and three months' imprisonment following his convict ...

High Court of Justiciary — 12 March 2018

Tommy Sheridan’s claim for interest following £200,000 defamation action refused

Former MSP Tommy Sheridan has had a £200,000 claim for interest following his successful £200,00 ...

Court of Session Outer House — 9 March 2018

Campaigner’s appeal against Edinburgh Old Town development dismissed

A campaigner who challenged a Scottish local authority’s decision to grant planning permission for ...

8 March 2018

CJEU: Arbitration clause governing investments declared illegal

The arbitration clause in the agreement between the Netherlands and Slovakia on the protection of in ...

7 March 2018

Gun owner wins appeal against decision to revoke firearms licence over ‘association’ with convict son

A gun owner whose firearms certificate was revoked because his son is a convicted drug dealer has su ...

7 March 2018

Cinema wins appeal against board’s decision over alcohol licence

A licensing board’s decision to refuse an application to allow adult cinema-goers to take alcoholi ...

Sheriff Court — 6 March 2018

Expenses challenge following complaints commission appeal decision dismissed

A former client of a legal firm whose application for leave to appeal a decision that her complaint ...

Court of Session Inner House — 5 March 2018