Case Reports

1636-1650 of 1983 Articles
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A solicitor responsible for a litany of failures has been found guilty of professional misconduct and struck off by the Scottish Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal. The Tribunal, having considered the amended Complaints at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against William M

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The Secretary of State was not obligated, under the circumstances, to investigate the consequences of serving a foreign judgment on an Egyptian national. Mamdouh Ismail was the chairman of the board of a company whose ferry sank in the Red Sea in February 2006, resulting in more than 1,000 deaths. M

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The beneficiary of a patent licence must pay the agreed royalty even if it does not infringe the patented technology, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled. Since the royalty constitutes the price to be paid in order to protect the licensee against any infringement proceedings

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A Largs letting agent has become the first in Scotland to be sanctioned for breaching rules that secure the deposits of their tenants. The landmark ruling against Colvin Houston Ltd at Kilmarnock Sherriff Court – which was triggered by North Ayrshire Council’s Trading Standards team – could no

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The owner of a small business who was banned from the road for six months after being caught driving while using a mobile phone has successfully appealed against his disqualification. The Sheriff Appeal Court allowed the appeal after the appellant argued that his disqualification from driving would

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A former member of the Tamil Tigers who claimed asylum under an EU directive on the basis he would face torture if returned to Sri Lanka has had his application referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union as no authorities are on point. The appellant is a Sri Lankan national who arrived i

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A company and individual who accepted the transfer of four properties – challenged by joint administrators of the transferor companies as gratuitous alienations – have had their appeal to the Supreme Court against a decision of the Inner House of the Court of Session dismissed. Oceancrown Ltd, L

1636-1650 of 1983 Articles