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The UK Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the appeal of a campaign group challenging consent to build a windfarm on Shetland granted in 2012. Sustainable Shetland (SS) challenged a consent for a large windfarm in the Central Mainland of Shetland granted under s.36 of the Electricity Act 1989 on

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Legislation which gives foreign states “blanket immunity” from the jurisdiction of the courts of the UK in respect of employment disputes concerning embassy staff breaches human rights law, appeal judges have ruled. The Court of Appeal in London held that sections 16(1)(a) and 4(2)(b) of the Sta

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Two men who were sentenced to life imprisonment for murder have failed in their appeals against conviction after the Criminal Appeal Court dismissed their claims that no reasonable jury properly directed could have returned guilty verdicts. Jonathan Mackinnon and Stefan Millar were each sentenced to

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An appeal by two landlords against a decision requiring them to pay a tenant thrice the deposit for a lease which they failed to timeously repay has been refused by judges in the Court of Session. An Extra Division of the Inner House comprising Lord Drummond Young, Lord Malcolm and Sheriff Principal

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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that the European Commission acted correctly in rejecting a complaint brought by an airline against a competition authority’s handling of its case against an airport authority over alleged abuse of a dominant position in the internal market. In 2008 eas

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The owners of a pub which had its licence revoked following several incidents of illegal drug use and public disorder have lost an appeal against the decision. The appellants claimed that the licensing board had failed to take account of and disclose a licensing standards officer’s (LSO) report in

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A chef who was injured when a wardrobe pole fell on him while he was staying in a lodge provided by his employers at a holiday park where he worked has had an action for damages refused. Judges in the Inner House of the Court of Session upheld a decision of a sheriff, who ruled that the wardrobe pol

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The Inner House of the Court of Session has published a judgment in a case which raised the issue of the extent to which a pursuer requires to establish his own title to land in circumstances where a defender whom he is trying to remove does not have any title but avers that the land may be owned by

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