Case archive



Man injured by falling ice fails in damages action against Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

A man who sued the fire service after he was injured when ice and guttering fell from the roof of a ...

Court of Session Outer House — 8 May 2015

Scotch whisky producer wins appeal to register ‘Jura Origin’ as a trade mark

A Scotch whisky producer has won an appeal to register the words “Jura Origin” as a trade mark i ...

England and Wales High Court — 7 May 2015

Father fails in appeal against refusal of contact with child despite sheriff’s ‘out of date’ decision

A father whose attempt to secure parental rights and responsibilities together with contact with his ...

6 May 2015

Man facing extradition has application for disclosure and recovery of documents refused

A Glasgow man who is facing extradition to the United States to face $2.7 million fraud charges has ...

5 May 2015

ECtHR rules article 6 right of dismissed Republic of Macedonia judge violated by biased court

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has unanimously ruled that a court in the Republic of Mac ...

European Court of Human Rights — 1 May 2015

Supreme Court orders UK government to comply with EU pollution directive

The UK Supreme Court has ordered the UK government to deal with the country's air pollution problem ...

UK Supreme Court — 30 April 2015

Home Secretary wins appeal against Lord Ordinary’s decision on application for leave to remain

The Home Secretary has successfully challenged a Scottish judge’s decision that her refusal of a P ...

Court of Session Inner House — 29 April 2015

Man found guilty of having indecent images of children fails in appeal but has extended sentence quashed

A man found guilty of exchanging sexually explicit mobile phone messages with a 13-year-old girl and ...

28 April 2015

Client who claimed Scots legal firm ‘acted without authority’ in concluding missives sues lawyers

A client of a Scottish legal firm who failed to pay the purchase prices for three houses but claimed ...

Court of Session Outer House — 24 April 2015

Upper Tribunal orders return of asylum seeker and son to UK after ‘unlawful’ removal to Nigeria

An asylum seeker who was deported to Nigeria with her five-year-old son will be returned to the UK a ...

23 April 2015

Highlands and Islands Airports’ £14m action against Shetlands Islands Council to go to full hearing

Highlands and Islands Airports has been granted a full hearing in its £14 million action for damage ...

22 April 2015

Pakistani man who married British woman wins human rights challenge over leave to remain

A Pakistani national who married a British woman but was refused leave to remain in the United Kingd ...

Court of Session Inner House — 21 April 2015

Former football club director’s action for repayment of loans refused

A former director of a Scottish Championship football team who loaned more than £200,000 to the clu ...

20 April 2015

Celtic fans convicted of ‘offensive behaviour at football’ for singing ‘Roll of Honour’ fail in Article 7 ECHR appeal

Two Celtic supporters who claimed their human rights had been breached after they were convicted und ...

High Court of Justiciary — 16 April 2015