Lord Matthews has been appointed to the Second Division of the Inner House of the Court of Session, effective from 1 August 2021. The Lord President, Lord Carloway, and the Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian, recommended the appointment to allow court business to continue to be dealt with efficiently
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The insures for Glasgow School of Art have raised legal proceedings in the Court of Session against the company that installed fire and security measures at the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building that was destroyed by fire. Arrest Fire & Security Ltd, based in Glasgow, was contracted to pro
Interested members of the public may now 'dial-in' to listen to substantive Court of Session Inner House appeals.
The Lord President has appointed Robin Macpherson as temporary auditor of the Court of Session for 12 months from 1 April 2020. Mr Macpherson, an experienced litigator and solicitor advocate, will also become auditor of the All Scotland Personal Injury Court and the Sheriff Appeal Court, effective f
Lord Drummond Young has retired from the bench. He was appointed a judge of the Supreme Courts in 2001 and he was appointed to the Inner House in June 2013.
A special power of the Court of Session has been brought to bear on Prime Minister Boris Johnson personally and could allow the Clerk of Court to sign in his place – forcing him to extend Article 50. Dr Stephen Thomson, the leading authority on the nobile officium, which al
Downing Street was yesterday forced to repudiate comments made by a Number 10 insider questioning the impartiality of Scotland's judiciary in the wake of the Inner House's judgment in Cherry. An anonymous Downing Street source told The Sun: "We note that last week the High Court in London did not ru
Inner House’s ‘remarkable’ judgment on prorogation could have long-lasting constitutional implications
It is "as if the prorogation order had never existed" following this morning's judgment from the Inner House of the Court of Session in Cherry – a "remarkable" case that could have "lasting implications for our constitution, for the reviewability of major prerogative powers and