The Prime Minister’s advice to HM The Queen that parliamentary business at Westminster should be suspended for five weeks in the run up to “Brexit” undermined a “central pillar” of the constitution that the Government was accountable to Parliament.
Court of Session Inner House 13 September 2019
The Prime Minister’s advice to HM the Queen that the United Kingdom Parliament should be prorogued for five weeks in the run up to “Brexit” was “unlawful”, the Inner House of the Court of Session has ruled in a judgment whose full version will be published on Friday 13 September.
Court of Session Inner House 11 September 2019
A sheriff may rely on facts established at a hearing on a ground of referral before a Children’s Hearing when considering an application for a permanence order, appeal judges have ruled.
Court of Session Inner House 29 August 2019
A couple who challenged a Scottish local authority’s decision to refuse their application to redevelop a building for use as a hotel and guesthouse have had their appeal dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House 23 August 2019
Banker’s Court of Session damages appeal over failure of Court of Appeal to refer case to ECJ dismissed
A Singapore-based banker who raised an action for damages in Scotland following a refusal by the Court of Appeal in London to refer a question of EU law to the European Court of Justice, after his claim for unfair dismissal in the UK employment tribunal was rejected on the grounds that the tribunal lacked jurisdiction, has had an application for permission to appeal to the Court of Session dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House 4 July 2019
A Reporter for the Scottish Ministers was found to have erred in law by accepting without question the findings of the planning authority regarding the quantity of effective housing land supply in the area.
Court of Session Inner House 24 June 2019
A mental health nurse who was struck-off has had an application to appeal against the decision rejected because it was lodged six days after the expiry of the statutory time limit.
Court of Session Inner House 12 June 2019
A solicitor who claimed that a series of complaints made against her should have been rejected as “totally without merit” or “vexatious” has successfully appealed against decisions by the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission to remit the claims to the Law Society of Scotland for investigation.
Court of Session Inner House 10 June 2019
A businessman who challenged a Scottish judge’s decision to grant a decree ordering him to conform to a Hong Kong High Court ruling that he make a payout to a former associate has had his appeal dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House 30 May 2019
Campaigners who claimed that legislation allowing women to terminate pregnancies by taking abortion pills at home is “unlawful” have had their appeal rejected.
Court of Session Inner House 23 May 2019
An Iraqi national of Kurdish ethnicity whose claim for asylum in the UK was refused will have his case reconsidered after appealing against the decision.
Court of Session Inner House 22 May 2019
A vulnerable woman who was made the subject of a hospital-based care and treatment order has had an application to prevent disclosure of her identity dismissed by appeal judges.
Court of Session Inner House 17 May 2019
A house-builder has successfully appealed against a Scottish local authority’s decision to refuse planning permission for a new residential development.
Court of Session Inner House 16 May 2019
Appeal judges reject single parent asylum seekers’ legal challenge over ‘mean spirited’ cuts to financial support
Two single parent asylum seekers who claimed that the reduction in the level of financial support available to them was “unlawful” have had their appeal rejected.
Court of Session Inner House 9 May 2019
A disgruntled litigant whose complaints against a Scots lawyer and a law firm were rejected as time-barred has had an appeal against the decision dismissed.
Court of Session Inner House 30 April 2019