A blogger who sued the former leader of the Scottish Labour Party for defamation for calling him “homophobic” in response to a tweet he had made about a Scottish Conservative Party MSP has had his appeal refused.
Court of Session Inner House 28 May 2020
A man convicted of raping his partner, with whom he allegedly began a sexual relationship with while she was underage, has had his appeal against conviction and sentence refused.
Appeal Court of the High Court of Justiciary 27 May 2020
Two tenants of properties in a housing development in Motherwell have failed to establish that a civil engineering firm breached a duty of care owed to them in respect of injuries they sustained whilst living on the site.
Court of Session Outer House 26 May 2020
A prisoner in HMP Glenochil serving nearly 20 years in custody has been refused permission for judicial review of a decision of the Scottish Ministers not to move him into less secure prison conditions.
Court of Session Outer House 22 May 2020
A man who had an insurance policy in respect of commercial premises in Glasgow had has his appeal against a decision that his insurer was not bound to indemnify him refused.
Court of Session Inner House 21 May 2020
A waste management company that sought damages for breach of contract from a city council has had their case continued to a hearing to determine the nature and scope of the proof.
Court of Session Outer House 20 May 2020
Oil company successfully restores former licensees to register of companies pending Texas court action
An oilfield tool manufacturing company has succeeded in its petition to restore its former licensees to the register of companies so that they could be the defendants in an action before the federal court of Texas in which they were the plaintiff.
Court of Session Inner House 19 May 2020
A Chinese national who was identified as a victim of modern slavery but was initially refused discretionary leave to remain in the UK has successfully petitioned for a reduction of the decision.
Court of Session Outer House 18 May 2020
A dispute concerning the terms of a guarantee agreement between a biogas company that instructed a contractor to build it an anaerobic digestion plant in Aberdeenshire and the contractor’s sub-contractor has been resolved in favour of neither party.
Court of Session Outer House 15 May 2020
A property development firm has succeeded in appealing a decision of the Upper Tribunal for Scotland that they were considered the property factors of a building under the Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011 and were required to comply with the Property Factor Code of Conduct.
Court of Session Inner House 14 May 2020
An oil and gas group had has its petition for sanction of schemes of arrangement under part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 granted by the Outer House of the Court of Session.
Court of Session Outer House 13 May 2020
The widow of a man who died from cardiac arrest the day after he was discharged from hospital has been unsuccessful in an action for damages arising from medical negligence.
Court of Session Outer House 12 May 2020
The Outer House of the Court of Session has refused a petition for judicial review of the decision by the Scottish Ministers to issue a call-in notice in respect of a local authority’s decision to implement a proposal to close a rural primary school.
Court of Session Outer House 11 May 2020
A man currently detained in a psychiatric hospital has been refused permission to appeal a decision of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission regarding the service he received from a solicitor.
Court of Session Inner House 7 May 2020
An early-years practitioner who was given a Temporary Suspension Order (TSO) after her fitness to practice was called into question has been unsuccessful in challenging the decision.
Sheriff Court 6 May 2020