Case archive



Father-of-three fails in appeal against extradition despite wife’s successful human rights challenge

A father-of-three who is the subject of two European Arrest Warrants has had an application for leav ...

High Court of Justiciary — 2 March 2018

Supreme Court restores interlocutor of Lord Ordinary in Steel and another v NRAM

A solicitor against whom a company sought damages for careless misrepresentation has had her appeal ...

28 February 2018

Sheriff Appeal Court rejects challenge to £277,000 proceeds of crime order

A man who was admonished after pleading guilty to being concerned in the supply of cocaine has faile ...

28 February 2018

Legal challenge over ‘fracking’ ban in Scotland to proceed to judicial review

Two oil and gas exploration companies who are seeking judicial review of the Scottish Government’s ...

Court of Session Outer House — 27 February 2018

Sheriff Appeal Court confirms matrimonial property is a family law, not property law, matter

A man who claimed that both a house and the land on which it was built should not be considered “m ...

26 February 2018

Advocate given time to resolve financial dispute with ex-wife who divorced him in absence

A former part-time sheriff who experienced “despair, distrust and desolation” following the brea ...

Court of Session Outer House — 23 February 2018

‘Limbs in the loch’ murderer loses Supreme Court legal aid bid

A convicted murderer who sought legal aid for a UK Supreme Court appeal against a ruling upholding a ...

Court of Session Outer House — 22 February 2018

Man found guilty of domestic abuse despite partner denying assault loses appeal against conviction

A man found guilty of domestic abuse offences despite his former partner denying that she had been a ...

High Court of Justiciary — 21 February 2018

Jehovah’s Witnesses guilty of assaulting children lose appeal against permanence order

A married couple who challenged a sheriff’s decision to grant a permanence order in respect of the ...

20 February 2018

Paedophile parent loses appeal against sexual offences conviction

A father-of-two found guilty of sexually assaulting his daughter and making and sharing indecent ima ...

High Court of Justiciary — 19 February 2018

Abduction Convention cannot be invoked where habitual residence precedes wrongful act

The Abduction Convention cannot be invoked if by the time of the alleged wrongful act, whether by re ...

14 February 2018

CJEU: Three party card scheme may be tantamount to four party scheme for interchange fee purposes

in other payment systems, discriminatory rules, and restrictions on the basis of institutional stat ...

14 February 2018

Woman’s legal bid to challenge confiscation order to keep property rejected

A woman who challenged a confiscation order imposed after her brother was convicted of drugs offence ...

Court of Session Outer House — 9 February 2018

Asylum seekers’ legal challenge over ‘unlawful’ reduction in state support rejected

Two asylum seekers who claimed that the reduction in financial support payable to them was “unlawf ...

8 February 2018

Teenage rapist wins appeal against ‘excessive’ six-year sentence

A 14-year-old boy who raped and sexual assaulted two younger girls has had his sentence of six years ...

High Court of Justiciary — 7 February 2018