The High Court of England and Wales has allowed an appeal by the Home Secretary against judicial review proceedings challenging the lawfulness of provisions under the Immigration Act 2014 preventing landlords in the private sector from letting to irregular immigrants.
England and Wales High Court 23 April 2020
The joint administrators of the department store Debenhams have been held by the High Court of England and Wales to have adopted the employment contracts of personnel who had been furloughed due to the company’s participation in the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS).
England and Wales High Court 22 April 2020
A developer of commercial wind farms that applied for planning permission for a wind farm within the consultation zone of the Eskdalemuir Seismic Array has succeeded in petitioning the court for a time extension to begin proceedings for judicial review.
Court of Session Outer House 21 April 2020
A woman who was sentenced to three years' imprisonment for shaking an eight-month-old baby and endangering her life has lost her appeal against conviction.
Appeal Court of the High Court of Justiciary 20 April 2020
A city council that refused to allow a developer to proceed with the development of a mixed-use site without complying with a condition of their original planning permission has had their appeal against a decision to allow it refused.
Court of Session Inner House 17 April 2020
An NHS trust that applied to recover overpaid VAT has successfully appealed against the decision to reject its case by the Upper Tribunal, with the Inner House remitting the case to the First-tier Tribunal for reconsideration.
Court of Session Inner House 16 April 2020
A tenant who rented a cottage in Argyll that the landlord intended to recover possession of in order to demolish it has had his appeal against the possession order refused.
Court of Session Inner House 15 April 2020
A doctor who was removed from the medical register after being found to have intentionally falsified parts of a medical examination has had her appeal against the decision refused.
Court of Session Inner House 14 April 2020
Two men who had been remanded in custody since July 2019 charged with assault and robbery and whose trial had been postponed due to the suspension of jury trials have had their appeal against refusal of bail refused.
Appeal Court of the High Court of Justiciary 9 April 2020
Ruff justice: Dog walker ordered to pay £3,000 in damages for defamatory Facebook post about business rival
A woman running a dog walking business in the Edinburgh area has succeeded in an action for defamation against another woman who operated a similar business.
Sheriff Court 8 April 2020
A tenant who was refused an extension of the time limit for requesting permission to appeal an eviction decision by the Upper Tribunal for Scotland has been refused permission to appeal to the Court of Session by the same court.
Upper Tribunal for Scotland 7 April 2020
A man convicted of a number of sexual offences has had his appeal against conviction refused but succeeded in having his sentence reduced due to his significantly low intelligence.
Appeal Court of the High Court of Justiciary 6 April 2020
The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal by Barclays Bank and held that they were not vicariously liable for any sexual assaults committed by a doctor who performed medical examinations on their behalf.
UK Supreme Court 3 April 2020
A couple who rented a stately home near Perth have been granted limited permission to appeal the Housing and Property Chamber’s decision regarding the state of repair of their property.
Upper Tribunal for Scotland 2 April 2020
The City of Edinburgh Council has successfully been granted a permanence order under section 80 of the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 in relation to the child of a mother diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and a father with limited leave to remain in the UK.
Sheriff Court 1 April 2020