A building contractor that was hired to construct an extension at a school in Ayrshire has succeeded in an action to enforce an adjudicator’s award following a dispute with the local authority.
Court of Session Outer House 5 January 2021
A man who claimed $210 million in damages for loss said to have been suffered partially because of a conspiracy to facilitate a breach of fiduciary duty by a solicitor has had his action dismissed in the Outer House of the Court of Session.
Court of Session Outer House 7 December 2020
Arbroath strawberry farmer successfully refutes exclusive jurisdiction argument in defective polythene dispute
A strawberry farmer in Arbroath who was supplied with defective polythene sheeting has succeeded in establishing that the contractual dispute between his company and the sheeting’s supplier could be heard in the Scottish courts.
Court of Session Outer House 17 August 2020
The majority shareholders of a private limited company have succeeded in an action to establish the terms of a contract between themselves and another shareholder with whom they were in dispute.
Court of Session Outer House 15 July 2020
Two Scottish football clubs have succeeded in their petition for the recovery of documents relevant to orders they sought in terms of the Companies Act 2006.
Court of Session Outer House 8 July 2020
A farmer who was expelled from his family farming partnership has been granted decree of reduction of the expulsion notice.
Court of Session Outer House 2 June 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 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
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 company which sells “souvenir” plots of land and claimed that buyers could style themselves as “Lord of Lady” of an estate has had a £750,000 defamation action against an MSP dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 12 March 2020
The family of a homeless man with a history of alcoholism who died hours after being offered accommodation by a charity have had an action for damages against the support provider dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 20 May 2019
Family of asbestos victim granted full hearing in damages claim against executor of estate of partner in former employer
Court of Session Outer House 30 August 2018
Court of Session Outer House 11 July 2018
A property developer who entered into an agreement with a bank to sell 26 homes he had purchased with loan funding after he became liable to repay more than £2.5 million in loans is challenging a bid by the lender to terminate the contract.
Court of Session Outer House 25 January 2018
The family of a former shipyard worker who died from an asbestos-related condition have been awarded damages of more than £340,000 after the deceased’s former employers admitted liability.
Court of Session Outer House 4 October 2017