Case archive



Tommy Sheridan’s claim for interest following £200,000 defamation action refused

Former MSP Tommy Sheridan has had a £200,000 claim for interest following his successful £200,00 ...

Court of Session Outer House — 9 March 2018

Campaigner’s appeal against Edinburgh Old Town development dismissed

A campaigner who challenged a Scottish local authority’s decision to grant planning permission for ...

8 March 2018

CJEU: Arbitration clause governing investments declared illegal

The arbitration clause in the agreement between the Netherlands and Slovakia on the protection of in ...

7 March 2018

Gun owner wins appeal against decision to revoke firearms licence over ‘association’ with convict son

A gun owner whose firearms certificate was revoked because his son is a convicted drug dealer has su ...

7 March 2018

Cinema wins appeal against board’s decision over alcohol licence

A licensing board’s decision to refuse an application to allow adult cinema-goers to take alcoholi ...

Sheriff Court — 6 March 2018

Expenses challenge following complaints commission appeal decision dismissed

A former client of a legal firm whose application for leave to appeal a decision that her complaint ...

Court of Session Inner House — 5 March 2018

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