Case archive



Judges reject rape accused’s appeal to lead evidence of previous consensual sexual encounter with complainer

A man accused of rape who was seeking to question the complainer about a previous consensual sexual ...

Court of Session Inner House — 20 June 2018

Tenant farmers’ compensation appeal over human rights breach dismissed

Tenant farmers who challenged a judge’s decision over the calculation of compensation payable ...

Court of Session Inner House — 13 June 2018

Solicitors pension fund claim against legal firm and former partners to proceed to proof following appeal

Trustees of the Scottish Solicitors Staff Pension Fund who raised an action against a legal firm and ...

Court of Session Inner House — 11 June 2018

Daily Record fined £80,000 for contempt of court over ‘severely prejudicial’ articles relating to criminal proceedings 

The publishers of the Daily Record have been fined £80,000 after pleading guilty to ...

Court of Session Inner House — 6 June 2018

Bank fails in appeal against interdict ruling in bid to recover debts from homeowner couple

A bank which has been seeking to call up £2.5 million in loans granted to a husband and wife f ...

Court of Session Inner House — 28 May 2018

Similarities in sex offences in mutual corroboration case were not sufficient to overcome 17-year time gap, appeal court rules

A man found guilty of sexual offences against two children almost 17 years apart has had his convict ...

Court of Session Inner House — 31 May 2018

Appeal against conviction for attempting to pervert the course of justice rejected

A man found guilty of attempting to pervert the course of justice while being held on remand by phon ...

Court of Session Inner House — 5 June 2018

Appeal judges uphold damages award to prisoner for attempted murder by fellow inmate following negligence ruling

A prisoner who was found to be entitled to damages following a serious assault by another inmate aft ...

Court of Session Inner House — 30 May 2018

Scottish Legal Aid Board wins appeal against judge’s ruling to revoke grant of legal aid

The Scottish Legal Aid Board has successfully appealed against a judge’s ruling to reduce its ...

Court of Session Inner House — 24 May 2018

Man convicted of historical rape of sister and cousin wins appeal against ‘excessive’ nine-year sentence

A man who was sentenced to nine years‘ imprisonment after being found guilty of historical sex ...

Court of Session Inner House — 17 May 2018

Parents of fatal RTA victim fail in challenge to damages awards

The parents of a man who was killed after being struck by a car as he walked across a zebra crossing ...

Court of Session Inner House — 6 January 2015

Mother-of-two who left abusive Italian partner wins appeal against order to return children to Italy

A Polish mother-of-two who moved to Scotland with her children after leaving her allegedly abusive I ...

Court of Session Inner House — 3 May 2018

Drug manufacturers’ appeal against judge’s decision to allow proof in negligence case dismissed

The manufacturers of a prescription drug for people with arthritis which it is alleged caused those ...

Court of Session Inner House — 25 April 2018

Unrepresented father’s application to appeal adoption order refused after ‘default’ ruling

A father who was seeking to challenge a sheriff’s decision to make an adoption order in respect of ...

Court of Session Inner House — 18 April 2018

EEA national convicted of vandalism wins appeal against ‘disproportionate’ deportation order

An EEA national who was set to be removed from the UK after being convicted of vandalism has success ...

Court of Session Inner House — 17 April 2018