Case archive



Sheriff’s decision to postpone trial was not oppressive, appeal court rules

A man charged with being in possession of a class A drug with intent to supply has had his challe ...

Criminal Appeal Court — 16 February 2015

Mum who ‘separated’ two fighting schoolboys has assault conviction quashed on appeal

A mother who was convicted of assault after grabbing hold of and shouting at a schoolboy involved in ...

High Court of Justiciary — 11 February 2015

Turkish national seeking leave to remain in the UK has petition for judicial review dismissed

A Turkish national who was refused leave to remain in the UK despite claiming that he had establ ...

Court of Session Outer House — 10 February 2015

Mineworkers’ union member fails in Employment Appeal Tribunal challenge to election of president

A miners’ union member who claimed that the successful candidate for election as president w ...

UK Employment Appeal Tribunal — 9 February 2015

Supreme Court unanimously dismisses challenge to Shetland windfarm plans

The UK Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the appeal of a campaign group challenging consent to ...

9 February 2015

State immunity from employment rights proceedings ‘incompatible with ECHR’

Legislation which gives foreign states “blanket immunity” from the jurisdiction of the cour ...

England and Wales Court of Appeal — 9 February 2015

Murderers’ ‘no reasonable jury’ appeals against conviction refused

Two men who were sentenced to life imprisonment for murder have failed in their appeals agains ...

High Court of Justiciary — 5 February 2015

Radio presenter wins appeal over liability for legal fees as company director could not bind fellow directors

A company director who was sued for more than £3,000 in professional fees by a law firm which ...

3 February 2015

Appeal by landlords against threefold payment of deposit refused

An appeal by two landlords against a decision requiring them to pay a tenant thrice the deposit for ...

3 February 2015

Unhappy client cannot re-raise damages action against former solicitors after lawyer settled claim on his behalf

A disgruntled client who sued his former solicitors for damages but learned that a lawyer act ...

Court of Session Inner House — 23 January 2015

‘White van man’ found guilty of breach of the peace charges fails in appeal against conviction

A “white van man” found guilty of three charges of breach of the peace after repeatedly staring ...

22 January 2015

Airline fails in appeal to ECJ over Commission decision in airport authority case

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that the European Commission acted correctly in reject ...

European Court of Justice — 21 January 2015

Council’s application for authority to sell ground forming part of the common good‏ refused

A Scottish local authority has had an application for authority to sell ground forming part of t ...

Sheriff Court — 20 January 2015